About ELEVATE

ELEVATE was formed by founders of mission-driven companies who shared a passion for innovation and impact.

ELEVATE is the leading business risk and sustainability solutions provider. We deliver improved organizational performance through sustainability and supply chain assessment, consulting, program management and analytics.

Our purpose drives our passion and our excellence.

We believe in sustainable, balanced and inclusive economic growth. We believe in an economic model that collectively activates business and other stakeholders to improve people’s lives and preserve the planet. This requires a commitment to transparency, visibility and the thoughtful management of risk and performance. It requires a commitment to business driven sustainability.

To achieve this purpose: We engage, we innovate, we inspire, we ELEVATE.

Uniquely positioned

ELEVATE holds a unique place in the industry.

We are the only independent sustainability and supply chain services provider with global reach, local expertise, a beyond audit assessment and improvement model coupled with sustainability expertise, and unique insights from our quality data.

We are also the single biggest dedicated business risk and sustainability solutions provider. In terms of audits performed annually, we are the fourth biggest company overall. We conduct over 12,000 assessments and audits per year with the geographic reach to 110 countries.

It’s not only about performing audits to high standards of quality and integrity. As industry leaders of the beyond audit model, we institute processes before audits, during facility visits, and after audits that deliver scalable and sustainable improvements for businesses and workers.

Our business-minded perspective and relentless focus on transparency, innovation, sustainability and measurable impact in the full value chain delivers lasting positive change for companies, brands and retailers, suppliers, factories and workers.

In addition, we own unique and robust data that support our ability to deliver customer benchmarking and segmentation to drive program effectiveness.

This positioning gives ELEVATE unique insights and the opportunity to shape the industry’s development. We are truly the only service provider that can develop solutions around customer need.

Our People

Our people make the difference and set us apart from others in the industry.

Ian Spaulding

Ian Spaulding

Chief Executive Officer, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Dr Kevin Franklin

Dr. Kevin Franklin

Chief Operating Officer, Advisory | Chief Product Officer, ELEVATE

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Catherine Hui

Catherine Hui

Chief Financial Officer, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Chief Customer Officer, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Rohit Kamat

Rohit Kamat

Chief Operating Officer, Assessments | Chief Information Officer, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Heather Canon (Franzese)

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Vice President, Capacity Building, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Darrell Doren

Darrell Doren

Senior Advisor, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Sherrie Esposito

Sherrie Esposito

Vice President, Operations, Americas and EMEA, ELEVATE

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About ELEVATE - Our People - Davis Guan

Davis Guan

Vice President, North Asia, ELEVATE

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News & Media

Stay up to date with the latest ELEVATE news and announcements.

Aid by Trade Foundation announced ELEVATE as the independent verifying body to The Good Cashmere Standard®

Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) issues the world’s first certificate for sustainable cashmere following the successful

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ELEVATE launches WorkerApp to address the increasing need for real-time communication with workers

Hong Kong, 14 July 2020 – ELEVATE, the industry leader in sustainability and supply chain services, and Fung Group, a global

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ELEVATE appoints new VP of Food & Agriculture

Meghan Quinlan has been appointed VP, Food and Agriculture to lead a new strategic initiative to expand ELEVATE’s services to

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