GeSI Partners with EcoVadis to Launch a New Online Platform to Drive Sustainability in ICT Industry Supply Chains

Author: Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), Published on: 17 June 2013

GeSI …[has] launch[ed]…the Electronic Tool for Accountable Supply Chains (E-TASC). This tool facilitates support and drives accountability in the area of human rights and other sustainability standards throughout the supply chain. This will lead to a more effective and transparent management of ICT Supply chains and will allow companies to better report to their different stakeholders. Furthermore, E-TASC will illustrate results on real social and environmental improvements across the Supply Chain and consequently on increasing value for the companies. EcoVadis will administer E-TASC…Luis Neves, Chairman of GeSI. "The EcoVadis platform will…provide…reliable ratings to ensure that Sustainability performance can be integrated into procurement decisions."…[refers to Alcatel-Lucent, Atos, Belgacom, Bouygues Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, O2 (part of Telefónica), SFR (part of Vivendi), Swisscom, Telefónica, Vodafone]

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Related companies: 02 (Telefonica Ltd) Alcatel-Lucent (part of Nokia) Atos (formerly Atos Origin) Bouygues Deutsche Telekom SFR (part of Vivendi) Telefónica Vivendi Vodafone