Evidensia provides easy access to credible research on the sustainability impacts of supply chain initiatives and tools, including standards and certification. Evidensia is the largest online repository of evidence on the impacts of market-based sustainability tools and approaches, catering to businesses, practitioners, governments, and researchers.

Sector of activity
Scientific Research, Development and Innovation

Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Start date
07/01/2021

Objectives

Evidensia's mission is to provide easy access and to interpret credible research on the sustainability impacts and effectiveness of supply chain initiatives and tools. It provides a portal to information and evidence and supports shared learning through its insights and analysis. The goal is to ensure that credible research and evidence positively influences corporate and government decisions regarding sustainable commodity production and sourcing. Evidensia helps businesses build a sustainable supply chain based on a clear understanding of what works best, where, and why. For governments and policy-makers, Evidensia aims at providing the policy action with the latest evidence. For sustainability practitioners and implementers, Evidensia is a trusted source for evidence that can be used to help design and continuously improve sustainability tools and initiatives. For researchers and academics, Evidensia disseminates impact studies and reports and highlights crucial research gaps.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

Output level

Training for SCP

  • Online learning events on Sustainability Tools

Knowledge resource and technical tool

  • Evidensia Online Library

Impact and Results

Since its launch, the Evidensia platform has received over 15k unique visitors who engaged with the content. In 2020, Evidensia became a comprehensive repository on impacts of market tools on agriculture and farmer livelihoods.

Next steps and how to get involved

Evidensia helps you access, interpret and use credible evidence on the impacts of sustainability tools and approaches
• For business: Evidensia helps you make informed sourcing decisions
• For practitioners: Evidensia provides insight for learning, improvement and innovation
• For government: Evidensia informs your policy action with the latest impacts evidence
• For researchers: Evidensia gets your research in front of those who will use it

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