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.
Brilliant example of collaboration across the value chain (Cheshire Police, BAM FM, Whitecroft, and the installer) to deliver a more circular economy, resulting in savings in cost, reduction in carbon, waste and material use.
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team provides practical supply chain management insights and case studies in relation to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities Appendix 2 ‘How to work with suppliers?’.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.
If you’re serious about managing social and environmental issues in your supply chains, you have to collaborate with your Industry. Some issues are just too complex and expensive to be solved in isolation! Have a look at this example of collaboration in the Chemical Industry.