We are pleased to announce that Rakuten Advertising has recently been awarded an EcoVadis Silver Medal in recognition of our continued commitment to improving sustainability across our business operations. This award places us in the top 25% of companies for sustainability.
EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries.
EcoVadis’ methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and ISO 26000. During the assessment of our business, EcoVadis looked into the following areas: environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. We’re pleased to say that EcoVadis found ranked Rakuten Advertising well above the average industry score for each category. In particular, the assessment called out our strengths in our diversity, equity & inclusion and environmental policies.
On being awarded the silver medal, Nick Fletcher, our SVP, EMEA, said: “Given the industry we work in, a more sustainable future is something that matters greatly to us, our business and our clients. At Rakuten Advertising, we’ve been making important steps to make our business as sustainable as possible. and we’re proud to see this acknowledged by EcoVadis.”
You can learn more about EcoVadis here.