Action Sustainability is recognised as providing organisations with the very best advice and support in the field of sustainable procurement.
The Iceberg Group is a subscription service designed to enable you to benefit from year round access to the UK's leading practitioners of sustainable procurement in an affordable and easily accessible form. The menu of services offered aims to provide organisations with the capability and confidence to understand and maximise the benefits of procuring effectively and responsibly.
"Think of your work in sustainable procurement as being at the tip of an iceberg, you are pioneering new things and it can feel pretty cold and lonely up there. The Iceberg Group provides you with strength in depth beneath the water. You will be supported by Action Sustainability, a unique and expert social enterprise whose core business is to inspire sustainable procurement. More importantly, you will enjoy the mutual support of like minded organisations who are learning how to procure more responsibly. Joining at any level will provide you with the support and confidence to take this important agenda forward."
Flexible, year round access to the very best sustainable procurement advice
Our choice of four different subscription packages will enable your organisation to benefit from:
The UK's leading sustainable procurement experts
Action Sustainability is a not for profit social enterprise set up to lead and inspire sustainable procurement. Drawing on our experience from leading members of the Sustainable Procurement Task Force, the Strategic Supply Chain Group, our unique web tool based on the Flexible Framework, and also our academic research and hands on experience at a UN, EU, national, regional and local level, our Directors and staff are among the leading experts in sustainable procurement.
A record of successful delivery across the public and private sectors
Action Sustainability has a proven track record in delivering sustainable procurement solutions. In the last 12 months alone, Action Sustainability has delivered consultancy to a range of clients including Premier Farnell, E.ON UK, Marks and Spencer, the Department for Work and Pensions, FMC Technologies, Skanska, Defra, Greater London Authority and Willmott Dixon and trained more than 250 procurement professionals from the private and public sector on our CPD accredited sustainable procurement training course. In addition 550 organisations have benchmarked their sustainable procurement practise using our online web tool.
Current members of the Iceberg Group include United Utilities, Premier Farnell, Luton Borough Council, FMC Technologies, London Borough of Westminster and many more.
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