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Developing a Low Carbon Procurement Guide City of London

December 2022 - March 2023
We developed a Low Carbon Procurement Guidance Document for the City of London Corporation to drive low carbon activities throughout the City and help them achieve their targets for net zero carbon.

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Redeveloping Landsec's sustainable procurement policy Landsec

September 2022 - February 2023
After developing their Supply Chain Commitment Charter, we redeveloped Landsec's Sustainable Procurement Policy to enable sustainability throughout their supply chain.

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SBCC Climate Action Hub Scottish Business Climate Coalition & Zero Waste Scotland

June 2022 - March 2023
We developed an SME programme that equips Scottish SMEs with the tools and knowledge to achieve net-zero within their organisations and in the goods and services they supply.

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Carbon Footprint Verification Keepmoat Homes

July 2022 - October 2022
As part of their carbon reduction strategy, we carried out an independent verification of Keepmoat Homes' carbon footprint to assess their quality for external reporting and to improve quality control.

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Supply Chain Support Restaurant Brands International

March 2021 - Present
We supported Restaurant Brands International with responsible sourcing as part of their sustainability framework 'Restaurant brands for good', with added e-learning support around sustainability topics to upskill the business.

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Low Carbon Procurement Toolkit West London Local Authorities

April 2021 - March 2022
We supported eight West London boroughs to develop a low carbon procurement toolkit in order to ensure inclusion of carbon considerations in procurement activities and drive the Authority's targets for net zero carbon.

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Modern Slavery Risk Assessment for Transport for London (GLA Group) Transport for London (GLA Group)

October 2020 - January 2021
We developed a standardised risk-assessment process that could identify high-risk areas where modern slavery may occur on TfL's construction sites and in their supply chain.

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Using procurement and supply chain management to address modern slavery and labour exploitation Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster City Council

May 2022 - September 2022
We worked closely with the Procurement and Community Safety teams to develop a 3-hour, interactive training workshop aimed at those who are involved in, or influence the boroughs’ procurement and/or supply chain.

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Developing Szerelmey’s Sustainability Strategy Szerelmey

January 2022 - September 2022
We developed Szerelmey’s sustainability strategy, which includes their holistic sustainability vision and mission statements, alongside commitments and targets for key sustainability issues.

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Developing Landsec’s Supply Chain Commitment Landsec

January 2022 - July 2022
Landsec were wanting to develop a Supply Chain Commitment to embed sustainable procurement throughout their business, and align their supply chain with their sustainability commitments.

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Developing Garland’s Sustainability Strategy Garland UK

February 2022 – May 2022
Garland UK wanted to understand what their biggest sustainability impacts are and how to mitigate them in order to develop a sustainability strategy.

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Due Diligence Review of HVO J Murphy & Sons Limited Case Study

April 2022
Action Sustainability supported J Murphy & Sons in understanding the quality and sustainability claims of the Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) that it uses.

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Developing and Delivering a Sustainability Strategy HE Simm Group

January 2021 - August 2022
HE Simm Group were looking to develop and deliver a sustainability strategy with further support in embedding sustainability into the DNA of their organisation.

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ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement - Evaluation Morgan Sindall Group

January - May 2022
Morgan Sindall Group were seeking support in understanding the areas of existing good practice and gaps in their sustainable procurement performance across their business

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ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement - Evaluation Southeastern Railway

January - March 2022
Southeastern Railway were seeking support in understanding the areas of existing good practice and gaps in their sustainable procurement performance across their business.

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Whipps Cross Redevelopment: Social Value Consultancy Barts Health NHS Trust

April - October 2021
Barts Trust needed Action Sustainability to identify and develop relevant tender questions to achieve social value objectives in preparation for their main works procurement for the Whipps Cross Hospital Redevelopment.

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ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement - Evaluation Avanti West Coast

November 2021
Avanti West Coast were seeking support in understanding the gaps in their sustainable procurement performance across their business, having recently developed their sustainable procurement and supply chain strategy based on their organisational goals.

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ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement - Gap Analysis Falmouth Exeter Plus

June 2021 - September 2021  
Aligned Falmouth Exeter Plus with the ISO 20400 standard for sustainable procurement, and ensured they are leading the way in sustainable procurement in the Higher Education sector.

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Siemens Mobility

Sustainability Support - Various Siemens Mobility

Action Sustainability has developed a close and longstanding relationship with Siemens Mobility to provide sustainability support to the in-house Siemens sustainability team across various areas and topics.

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Sustainable Procurement Evaluation Anglian Water Service

April to May 2021
Aligned Anglian Water Service with the ISO 20400 standard for Sustainable Procurement. AWS required support in understanding and addressing the sustainable procurement performance across its business.

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Sustainable Procurement - Gap Analysis Great Western Railway

March to April 2021
Aligned GWR with the ISO 20400 standard for sustainable procurement and enabled a sustainable supply chain and process.

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Incentivising Sustainability Performance Bouygues

The implementation of the Sustainability Tool enables Bouygues to measure sustainability performance across all its offices and client sites in the UK.

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Benchmarking sustainability in the UK rail industry RSSB

The Sustainability Tool helps RSSB monitor the environmental performance of their Train Operating Companies.

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Europe's largest Highspeed Rail infrastructure project - Mapping Sustainability Impacts LMJV

The Sustainability Tool has enabled LMJV to assess it's current performance against it's overarching strategic goals of the HS2 project around Health, Safety and Wellbeing; Skills, Employment and Education (SEE); Environment and Collaboration.

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site House of Commons Northern Estate Programme

2019 to Ongoing
The Sustainability Tool allows the collection, reporting and monitoring of social, economic and environmental data on Houses of Parliament Northern Estate Programme’s internal performance and that of its supply chain on the project, including principal contractors and professional service providers.

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Acting Patiently and Thinking Long-Term Grosvenor

Grosvenor uses the Sustainability Tool to manage performance against 31 sustainability indicators, aligned to the commitments from its Supply Chain Charter, developed with the guidance of our consultants at Action Sustainability.

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Redefining The Carbon Conversation - Climate Action Group Supply Chain Sustainability School

Partners that sit on the Climate Action Group and their suppliers have free access to the Carbon Sustainability Tool. Suppliers can report the use of fossil fuels, energy and, materials used in their production activities. The Tool calculates their carbon emissions and performance based on the reported data, and these emissions are apportioned to partners based on financial turnover.

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ISO 20400 Re-evaluation Balfour Beatty

January to March 2020
A re-evaluation against ISO 20400 to measure progress

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Sustainable Procurement Charter Go-Ahead Group

July to December 2017
Development of a Sustainable Procurement Charter to align procurement processes with ISO 20400

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Supply chain scope 3 carbon footprint assessment University of Warwick

2018 - 2019
We assessed University of Warwick's supply chain scope 3 carbon footprint. Using spend data from a baseline year, we calculated their scope 3 impacts, encompassing procurement spend, travel, commuting and utilities including waste and water.

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Sustainability Advisory to Oil & Gas Business TechnipFMC

From 2007
Procurement policy, e-learning and the creation of 'Greenshoots', charity supporting social value carbon-saving projects in Scotland.

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Sustainable Procurement Programme Thales UK

November 2018
Sustainable Procurement guidance provided utilising the UK Sustainable Procurement Task Force Flexible Framework and later BS 8903.

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Carbon Measurement & Reduction in the Rail Sector HS2 Main Works

July 2017
Carbon and sustainable procurement advisory for a joint venture bid on HS2 main works

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ISO 20400 Procurement Evaluation NHS Blood and Transplant

March – June 2018
Sustainable procurement strategy proposal in response to evaluation against ISO 20400 Standard

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Supply Chain Charter International Property Client

May - Aug 2018
Supply Chain Charter for leading property client by utilising expertise in ISO 20400 Consultancy and bespoke 1:1 training

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E-learning Development Green Construction Board

E-learning module development for the PAS 2080 Standard for Carbon Management in Infrastructure.

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Supply Chain Management Cobham

Since 2012
Responsible supply chain management in the aerospace industries across Europe and the UK

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Supply Chain Charter & Supporting Social Value British Land

Since 2013
Sustainability risks assessment within British Land's supply chain, communicating strategy through a supply chain charter

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Management E-Learning Development CECA

E-Learning modules for CECA on 'Behavioural Safety', 'Risk Management' and 'Quality Management' in the built environment industries

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Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Programme (FIR) CECA

Equality, diversity and inclusion across the construction industry through a collaboration of major contractors and clients

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BS 8903 Re-evaluation & Training EMCOR

August 2015
Sustainable Procurement re-evaluation of BS 8903 with refresher training to the management team

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BS 8903 Assessment of Sustainable Procurement Engie

Since 2012
BS 8903 assessment of sustainable procurement, as part of brand identity transition

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Great Western Modernisation Programme Network Rail

From 2011
Sustainability measurement based upon a systematic review of environmental and social impacts

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Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

Developed the procurement category for ISCA IS 2.0

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Sustainable Procurement Baseline Analysis & Research International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)

Comprehensive baseline analysis of sustainable procurement policies with improved approach to sustainability issues, culture, practice and communications

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Major Sydney Metro Station

Managed Sustainability Strategy, ISCA assessment and bid response

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Melbourne Metro

Managing Sustainability Strategy and Bid Response

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Sustainable Procurement Strategy in North America Molson Coors

Sustainable procurement strategy for Molson Coors across procurement teams in the UK, USA and Canada

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Sustainability & Procurement Support Network Rail

Support across Network Rail's sustainability and procurement teams, tracking progress and performance on a quarterly basis

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Sustainable Procurement Policy Development Sustainable Healthcare Coalition

Sustainable procurement policy for the Sustainable Healthcare Coalition for pharmaceuticals and medical devices

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Northside Clinic

Green Star Self-Certification

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Energy and Carbon Rail Safety and Standards Board

Since 2013
Tool to assess, capture and measure the UK's rail industry to operational and embodied carbon

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Stockland Oceanside

Stockland approached Action Sustainability because they wanted to offer the most comfortable outdoor shopping experience to the patrons of their new open shopping centre in the Sunshine Coast, QLD.

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Modern slavery & human rights

Supply Chain Sustainability School

Modern slavery supply chain mapping

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Sustainability Tool

Since 2014
An innovative cloud-based performance management tool for sustainability professionals

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Renewal of Train Services & London Bridge Station Thameslink

Since 2012
Sustainable renewal strategy of North and South train services, and London Bridge Station with focusing on impacts on the wider community

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Implementing BS 8903 United Utilities

BS 8903 Standard implemented across the procurement team through a five-year programme

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Procurement Managers See how Action Sustainability can help you


Mitigate risks in your supply chain

Environmental and social risks can impact your brand reputation if not managed properly.

Leveraging procurement to achieve cost savings and efficiency gains

Implementing best practice procurement delivers cost savings and efficiency gains.

Align to the new ISO 20400 to deliver smart procurement

We can help you align to the new ISO 20400 standard to achieve best practice supply chain management.

Sustainability Managers See how Action Sustainability can help you

We can help you build the case for sustainability

Monetising the value of sustainability is also what we do.

Investors require higher standards in sustainability

Financial services and asset managers require higher standards in environmental sustainability governance (ESG).

Sustainability is good for business and increases consumer confidence

Consumers are expecting more from companies on sustainability. Resource management, waste and packaging, labour standards and products that meet environmental standards in manufacturing.