This article considers pre-qualification question (PQQ) sustainability data captured down the supply chain, from clients down to raw material suppliers. We consider the types of sustainability information requested at each stage of the supply chain and ask whether they help meet the objective of building sustainable assets.
This report was developed by Action Sustainability in conjunction with the Energy Procurement Supply Association (EPSA). The white paper is a practical guide to understand and address the moral and business challenges facing the energy industry on respecting human rights in their supply chains.
The Limitations and Evolving Role of On-site Supplier Audits: 4 Reasons They Are Starting to Miss the Target
This article is the first of a two part series, summarizing key limitations of on-site audits, and the ‘gap’ in effectiveness that companies have encountered when trying to gain greater visibility over their supply chains via the classic “audit cycle approach”
A call to action to the Canadian Goverment to use their procurment power to deliver sustainability goals.
Benchmarking of 40 organisations assessed on their alignment with ISO 20400:2017 sustainable procurement guidance
Article from Shaun McCarthy OBE setting out the broad context for sustainable procurement and how ISO 20400 can help to shape organisational thinking. Originally published in In-Procurement magazine. Thanks to Jean-Louis Haie and Cathy Berry for research contributions.
In this article, our team provides practical supply chain management insights and case studies in relation to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities Appendix 2 ‘How to work with suppliers?’. Case studies include Intel, British Land, Colgate, Migros, the French Government, Nestle or Rio Tinto.