What we can help with

Supply Chains & Procurement ISO 20400

We are recognised leaders in sustainable procurement and supply chain management. Action Sustainability led the UK and Australian delegations in developing the ISO 20400 Standard.

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Modern Slavery & Human Rights

“Intelligent companies will not shy away…recognising instead that tackling slavery is not only a moral necessity but also good business sense.” Kevin Hyland, Construction & The Modern Slavery Act, 2018

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Social Value

Organisations can no longer afford to ignore the communities in which they work. Stakeholders demand a fair share of economic benefits. The challenge for organisations is to understand these demands and how to align their strategies to deliver measurable benefits.

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Sustainability Measurement & Reporting

Measuring sustainability performance is fundamental to achieving real change. We help organisations understand and prioritise what to measure, how to measure it and how to engage their supply chain to support the process.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Organisations around the world are engaged in a “dash for talent”. We help organisations to put business drivers at the centre of their Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategies enabling them to reap significant benefits.

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Impact Analysis

As one of the “three pillars” of sustainability, understanding environmental impacts is at the core of what we do at Action Sustainability. We utilise best available science in our impact measurement and partner with experts as required.

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We are recognised leaders in sustainability and sustainable procurement and provide advisory services and tools for all aspects of social, environmental and economic sustainability. Our team has delivered positive sustainability outcomes for more than 25 years with a wealth of experience that adds value to our clients' businesses.

How we do it
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Supplier development

The School is a multi-award winning collaboration between clients, contractors and suppliers from the built environment industry in both the UK and Australia. Action Sustainability developed the concept of the School and now delivers this supply chain development programme to over 10,000 registered businesses.

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Sustainability measurement

We have developed a range of online tools to measure and drive sustainability practice. Our Sustainability Tool is a cloud-based performance management tool that simplifies the collection of sustainability data from your supply chain and presents measurement information via a series of sustainability dashboards.

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Why work with Action Sustainability

Thought leaders at the forefront of standards creation

We inspire and push the boundaries of best practice by setting new standards, researching and disseminating new knowledge.

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Positive impact, happy team, successful clients

We are global thought leaders, consultants, software developers and service providers who inspire sustainable business and work with supply chains to contribute to organisational sustainability objectives.

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Free sustainability training through The School

We lead and facilitate collaborative groups of businesses to develop the capacity of their supply chains, like our multi-award winning Supply Chain Sustainability School.

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The current sustainability issues you should be considering

88 %

of studies show that sustainability leads to better operational efficiency

In a peer reviewed academic study by Oxford University of 200 studies into the business case for sustainability, 80% of the studies showed that good ESG practice results in better operational performance for businesses.

34 %

of companies are using online measurement tools

With high profile cases of misleading reporting of sustainability performance leading to huge losses in shareholder value, there has been a significant increase in companies using online measurement tools.

46 %

of respondents in a recent McKinsey survey say

the top reason for implementing a sustainability agenda is to achieve better alignment between organisational practices and company goals, missions or values.

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