Action Sustainability have been at the forefront of sustainable procurement and supply chain management for the past ten years and are recognised global leaders. We developed the BS 8903 standard and led the Australian and UK delegations to develop international standard ISO 20400 for Sustainable Procurement, published in 2017.
In 2013 Action Sustainability, along with our partners, received a number of awards including the ‘CIPS Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility’ award as well as the ‘Overall CIPS award’ for the Supply Chain Sustainability School. We are CIPS recommended consultants for sustainable procurement services.
We provide advice, services and tools that will enable you to embed sustainable procurement principles across your organisation and into your supply chain, allowing you to benefit from improved sustainability performance and brand value together with reduced risks and costs.
Click on the image below so you can see the structure of the ISO 20400 standard.
If your organisation is still grappling with what sustainable procurement is, or needs technical or on the ground support to embed sustainable outcomes into strategies, tenders or contracts or you just want to validate that the direction you are going in is the right one we have a service that can support you.
1. Develop sustainable supply chain management strategies and policies.
2. Build internal engagement and support capability development through workshops, training both with your procurement teams and any key influencers who impact your procurement activity.
3. Help develop your procurement infrastructure which includes:
4. Validate your sustainable procurement processes and support the development of action plans using the ISO 20400 guidance as the strategic framework.
5. Provide procurement resources including secondee support
Whether you are at the beginning of the journey or are looking to get access to resources to support your own procurement activity Action Sustainability can help.
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