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Verified traceability and sustainable performance for EV Battery Supply Chain

V-TRACE, a verified traceability digital solution co-developed by Bureau Veritas and OPTEL, to monitor and control the lithium batteries supply chain, by seamlessly combining verified sustainability performance assessments and point-to-point verified traceability tracking with specialized auditors

Over the last few years, the Electric Vehicle booming, one of the biggest revolutions the automotive industry ever faced, leads to a fast-growing demand for lithium, Cobalt, and other rare materials.

Giga factories players and car makers are striving to strengthen their supply chains and want to take concrete actions to demonstrate their positive impact on people and the planet.

With V-TRACE verified traceability for EV batteries, is a unique integrated solution able to provide Giga factories players and, OEMs.

Bureau Veritas and OPTEL combined their expertise and knowledge to help battery manufacturers demonstrate sustainable and responsible performance along their entire supply chain, from the mine to the battery module.

V-Trace is a combination of:

  • VERIFICATION & ASSURANCE: Bureau Veritas experts evaluate EV battery supply chain players thanks to audits and assessments. Verifications are made, at the suppliers’ sites, using assessment questionnaires (also used in BV Clarity solution) with the most demanding requirements coming from OECD guidelines and international standards on social and responsible practices (such as Health & Safety, Environment and Biodiversity, Social and Human rights).
  • TRACEABILITY: OPTEL digital platform (OPTCHAIN) will track and trace the flow of goods and materials capturing critical tracking and key data elements, along the logistic routes. Information being shared by the suppliers through secured data exchange protocols internationally recognized.

Scoring resulting from Bureau Veritas assessments and verified traceability information coming from OPTEL platform are displayed on a unique control tower.

For more information, contact us, mentioning V-Trace assured verified traceability for EV battery in your demand.