Ecovadis measures the quality of an organisations sustainability management. To do this they take into account the policies, actions and result around sustainability and scores them according to their efforts. If the quality of the management system is high enough the organisation is awarded a medal.
There are four possible medal categories:
Sustainability is a very broad and interconnected subject, as a result it is important to not just focus on one aspect, but to look to the sustainable efforts as a whole. Because of this Ecovadis has four main categories it includes in its assessment of a company: