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  • 21 December 2016

    Rio – Grand

    The new standard for sustainable procurement received unanimous vote for publication
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  • 20 December 2016

    Choices, choices, choices

    How do we know which product or material is the most sustainable?
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  • 16 December 2016

    Analysing snowflakes in a blizzard

    Following a BSI forum on reporting, Consultant Alex Giles provides an update on the current landscape of reporting, and where we go from here.
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  • 18 November 2016

    Inspire a generation

    Has London 2012 inspired change?
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  • 22 August 2016

    Never mind the ‘knick knacks’:it’s sustainable procurement

    Shaun McCarthy OBE, Action Sustainability Director writes about sustainable procurement for the Green Alliance
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  • 28 July 2016

    Different sectors, same problems

    We’ve found that the same barriers, and opportunities, to supply chain sustainability occur in different industries. We explore how the Sustainability Tool can be used outside of the Built Environment
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  • 20 July 2016

    Who says collaboration is difficult?

    Modern Slavery brings together the construction industry and academia
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  • 18 July 2016

    London to Rio - What has changed in four years?

    It is four years since the opening ceremony of the London Olympics. As Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012
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  • 08 July 2016

    Action sustainability in the latest issue of Supply Management

    Shaun McCarthy OBE, Action Sustainability Director talks about his work developing the NEW ISO 20400 standard
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  • 15 June 2016

    Mega Sporting Events Public Statement

    Diverse coalition commits to making human rights central to the planning, delivery and legacy of mega sporting events
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  • 10 June 2016

    Industry collaboration recommends supply chain performance indicators

    Since October 2015, Alex, AS Consultant has been the secretariat for the Supply Chain School’s Special Interest Group
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  • 10 June 2016

    Reflections on World Environment Day 2016

    AS consultant Alex Giles reflects on World Environment
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  • 10 June 2016

    Don’t believe what you read

    Shaun McCarthy AS director tells of an ironic procurement experience
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  • 23 May 2016

    Summary of our recent ISO 20400 webinar

    Shaun McCarthy delivered a joint webinar with CIRIA on the NEW standard read a brief outline of the session
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  • 13 May 2016

    Action sustainability and ISO 20400 in the news

    Shaun McCarthy AS Director speaks to Footprint about the NEW ISO 20400 standard
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  • 11 May 2016

    Spotlight on the Modern slavery Act

    Action Sustainability senior consultant Helen Carter takes you through the Modern Slavery Act
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  • 15 April 2016

    Performance Management: the shift to something new?

    Alex asks how you ensure regular, continuous improvement in reporting
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  • 15 April 2016

    Measurement within sustainable procurement and ISO 20400

    AS Lead consultant James Cadman looks at our sustainable impacts
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  • 21 March 2016

    Now that the Feed in Tariff has been slashed in the "bonfire of the subsidies", is there any sense in procuring onsite renewables?

    James Cadman Lead Consultant for Action sustainability looks at what difference the slash in incentives in making on onsite renewables
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  • 21 March 2016

    Giving Carbon Emissions the Coal’d Shoulder

    Action Sustainability consultant Ross Primmer sheds the light on the relationship between Carbon emissions and economy growth.
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