EcoVadis certification is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) standard that measures a company's environmental, social, and ethical performance. Learn more about our journey to EcoVadis' Silver Medal.
This standard is becoming increasingly important for companies seeking to reduce their environmental impact and promote sustainable business practices. Mazars in Slovakia is proud to have achieved the Ecovadis recognition to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability.
The journey and its obstacles
However, EcoVadis certification can be difficult to achieve, with several potential blocking points. It is important to understand the obstacles which can arise when implementing this CSR standard and the benefits it can bring to the company.
First, the standard is very strict on sustainability, which means the company must show that it has strong environmental, social and ethical policies in place.
Second, the company must be able to demonstrate that these policies are implementedconsistently throughout the organization.
Finally, the company must provide evidence of the environmental, social, and ethical performance of its organization, which can be difficult to measure.
What is the added value
With this new certification, Mazars will be able to help its clients and business partners improve their operations and become more sustainable. Indeed, Mazars can now in turn certify business partners and certify clients wishing to undergo the same certification.
Mazars in Slovakia is in the 89th percentile, meaning that the score is higher than or equal to the score of 89 percent of all companies rated by EcoVadis. The percentile rank is calculated at the time of score publication.
The four categories analyzed
Labour and human rights
Thanks to an action plan, we will be able to continue to improve on these four criteria and pass the EcoVadis assessment again in the future, with the hope of proving our sustainability and relevance in today's labour market with a new medal.
With national regulations becoming more and more restrictive and with investors more and more eager to be assured of the sustainability of companies and products, it is important to analyze upstream the functioning of companies to see if it is aligned with the state of the market.
We believe that business is and will remain a key player in sustainability. On the other hand, many leaders are currently not yet aware of the fundamental matters of sustainability. Therefore, The ESG e-Campus by Mazars aims to change it. One of its objectives is providing the e-learning tools to understanding and analysis of the new “sustainability paradigm”.
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