Pierre-François Thaler is the cofounder of EcoVadis, which operates the first collaborative platform allowing companies to assess the sustainability performance of their suppliers. Since its launch in 2007, more than 100 Fortune Global 500 companies have selected EcoVadis to manage risks and drive eco-innovations in their supply chain across 100 countries. Thaler brings 15 years of experience in procurement and in business development of innovative solutions for procurement organizations. He was previously CEO of B2Build SA, and prior to founding EcoVadis, he was a director of Ariba Procurement BPO business in EMEA. He is a member of the strategic advisory board of the Sustainable Procurement Leadership Council.