When you read the ISO 20400 standard, one of the foundation clauses which is very important to helping you achieve your sustainability outcomes is Clause 4 – The Fundamentals.
Before you start on your sustainability journey, there are some key principles that you need to align with, and ensure that you are flowing down to your supply chain:
Can your organisation demonstrate that it upholds these principles and ensures that its supply chains do the same?
Go-Ahead say that they operate with the ISO 20400:2017 standard on sustainable procurement, which includes accountability, transparency, respect for human rights and ethical behaviour. They ensure that their suppliers are upholding the same values. How are they doing it? Click here to gain some insights into this and read our case study with Go-Ahead Group.
Sustainable Procurement is not as daunting if you understand from the outset some of the secrets to success. Our Director Shaun McCarthy lays out the Ten Commandments of Sustainable Procurement to ensure you don’t stumble on your journey.
If you would like to learn more, reach out to our Lead Sustainable Procurement Consultant Mellita D’silva.
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