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Amey launches programme to improve supply chain relations

The infrastructure services and engineering company has embarked on an engagement exercise to understand how it can work better with its supply chain partners. A new Voice of the Supplier survey is being introduced to allow suppliers to provide feedback ...

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Counting the cost

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex on preventing the human costs of supply chain disruption In recent months, the UK has faced supply chain disruption on a massive scale, from food, drink and toy shortages, to a ...

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New initiative sees Compass open up its supply chain to European social enterprises

A new initiative led by Social Enterprise UK is encouraging businesses across Europe to ‘Buy Social’ to improve their environmental impact and support the post-pandemic recovery. A group of forward-thinking global corporations are using their collective purchasing power to open ...

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Reconomy acquires fast-growing intelligent supply chain business

Circular resource management specialist, Reconomy, has acquired global supply chain business, Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), to support its long-term growth ambitions. This milestone transaction bolsters Reconomy Group’s position as a global leader in environmental E-commerce, and will allow ASCG’s ...

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Adler and Allan grows sustainability offering

Environmental risk reduction specialist, Adler and Allan, has appointed a new Sustainability Manager and launched several new services and strategies to reflect its mission to help clients to understand their environmental impact, decarbonise operations and take positive action towards a ...

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Free carbon calculator is launched for supply chains

Sustainability Tool, a software application designed to help organisations and supply chains track and measure their sustainability performance, has launched a carbon calculator, in partnership with the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). With 80-99 per cent of the built environment’s ...

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Sodexo launches strategic supplier initiative to tackle modern slavery

Sodexo UK and Ireland has joined forces with its four largest strategic suppliers – Brakes, Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, Blue Arrow and Mi Hub Ltd trading as Alexandra – and formed a Modern Slavery Strategic Supplier Forum. Modern slavery ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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BESA becomes first trade body to adopt prequalification standard

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has become the first trade body to adopt a new industry agreed prequalification standard that promises to cut expensive and time consuming ‘red tape’ for contractors. The new Common Assessment Standard, developed by Build ...

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CHAS partnership to tackle modern slavery in construction supply chains

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has partnered with the University of Nottingham Rights Lab to undertake a research project around the risk of modern slavery within construction supply chains, with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). ...

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