Building the business case for sustainable procurement

This report considers the business case for sustainability and examines the commercial benefits of adopting sustainable procurement principles and practices. It evaluates 12 drivers and uses a collection of cases studies and examples to demonstrate how organisations have engaged their supply chains to respond to the sustainability impacts (risks and opportunities) relevant to their business context.

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Social Value & Design of the Built Environment

There is no legal definition of ‘social value’ and many clients and stakeholders provide their own (see ‘frequently asked questions’). For the purposes of this document, social value means the direct, positive impacts for people and communities that can be created by going beyond ‘fit for purpose’ built environment design...

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Industry Briefing note on Social Value

This document is intended to:

  • Explain to School members what social value means in the UK and why it matters within the built environment
  • Share the different approaches of School Partners to social value, to help members work more effectively with those Partners and any tools that they are using...

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Infrastructure and Property Capability Statement

Action Sustainability provides end to end sustainability services from concept vision and strategy services, design assistance, through to operation. We also provide enabling platforms and tools on sustainability performance management and eLearning...

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Human Rights & Modern Slavery Capability Statement

The majority of adverse sustainability impacts and risks reside in supply chains and we help our clients assess these impacts and mitigate their risks through effective procurement and supply chain governance and management...

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Global Trends in Sustainable Procurement of Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices

There are many areas across the spectrum of sustainable procurement where interventions can be made to improve the inclusions and success of sustainable procurement in the purchase and supply of P&MD.

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