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How to Score Higher in EcoVadis

How to Score Higher in EcoVadis

How to Score Higher in EcoVadis

Maximise your EcoVadis ratings by understanding scoring criteria and studying real-world case studies of best-in-class examples.

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1

hr

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Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Master EcoVadis assessments with actionable strategies in scoring criteria understanding, effective answer formulation, and common pitfalls to avoid.

By the end of this course, participants will develop a tailored action plan for improving their EcoVadis ratings, create a comprehensive guidebook for future assessments, and analyse case studies of top performers to extract actionable insights for implementation within their organisation.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

Only 5% of companies reporting to EcoVadis gain a 'Gold' Medal.

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The fundamentals of EcoVadis and its role in sustainability assessments.

The EcoVadis scoring criteria and how assessments are structured.

How to apply best practices to effectively complete EcoVadis assessments and improve scores.

Best practices in data collection and verification for multiple reporting stakeholders in an organisation.

Case studies of organisations achieving top EcoVadis ratings and learn to identify and avoid common pitfalls in assessments.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Fundamentals of EcoVadis

Fundamentals of EcoVadis

Fundamentals of EcoVadis

Participants will learn about EcoVadis, its significance in sustainability ratings, and the impact of assessments on business reputation and market access.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a concise summary highlighting the fundamentals and importance of EcoVadis for stakeholders within their organisation.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Scoring Criteria

Scoring Criteria

Scoring Criteria

This section analyses EcoVadis scoring criteria across environmental, social, ethics, and supply chain categories. Participants will grasp how scores are calculated and key areas for improvement.

Actionable Outcome:

Identify specific scoring criteria relevant to their organisation and devise a strategy to address potential gaps.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Best Practices for Completing EcoVadis Assessments

Best Practices for Completing EcoVadis Assessments

Best Practices for Completing EcoVadis Assessments

Participants will explore effective strategies for responding to EcoVadis assessment questions, including data collection, documentation methods, and alignment with sustainability policies.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a practical guidebook outlining best practices for completing EcoVadis assessments, integrating strategies to optimise future submissions.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Case Studies of Top Performances and Common Mistakes to Avoid

Case Studies of Top Performances and Common Mistakes to Avoid

Case Studies of Top Performances and Common Mistakes to Avoid

This final section showcases case studies of organisations achieving high EcoVadis ratings and examines common pitfalls that negatively impact scores. Participants will extract insights to enhance their approach and avoid typical errors.

Actionable Outcome:

Prepare a comparative analysis report highlighting successful strategies, lessons learned from top performers, and strategies to avoid common mistakes in EcoVadis assessments.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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