ENGIE UK & Ireland formerly traded as Cofely UK until early 2016. In 2014, as part of their sustainability programme, Cofely UK reached out to Action Sustainability and invited them to undertake an assessment of their procurement activities in relation to BS 8903:2010 – Principles and framework for procuring sustainably – Guide. As part of their transition to ENGIE UK & Ireland, the company came back to Action Sustainability in the summer of 2016 and invited them to undertake a reassessment of their procurement activities with a view to benchmarking themselves against best practice and the guidance laid out in the standard and supporting publications, e.g., ‘The Sustainable Procurement Guide: Procuring Sustainably using BS 8903’.
Action Sustainability was commissioned by ENGIE UK in July 2016 to undertake an assessment against the three elements of BS8903:2010, namely ‘Fundamentals’, ‘Enablers’ and ‘Process’, comprising:
This approach forms a unique critique against a standardised approach to deliver consistency across assessments whilst recognizing the bespoke and unique features of the business being evaluated.
The results of the assessment provide ENGIE UK with: