Transparent communication is key as we aim for a cleaner and greener future. This is why we want to make our CSR activities more accessible and our CSR policies more robust. This report, also used as Communication on Progress to support our commitment to the United Nations Global Compact principles covers the timeframe of January to December 2017 and for the first time employs Global Reporting Initiative standards to ensure higher quality reporting and better transparency.
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Public Procurement Flyer
Public spending is an immense responsibility. With today’s complex and global supply chains you have a huge...
Procuring a Regenerative Economy: The Critical Role of Sourcing in Generating The Future We Want
The Substance of Purpose
Committing to purpose and aligning with the SDGs is good for business and society. And improving sustainability performance in the supply chain is key in driving results.
Global CSR Risk and Performance Index 2019
The 2019 Index examines companies’ sustainability performance over the past three years. It provides comprehensive snapshots of nine industries as well as comparisons by company size and region.
2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer: From Compliance to Performance
See insights into how sustainability is evolving in procurement priorities, and the tools and processes being used to drive tangible improvements and business results.
Modern Slavery In Supply Chains: New Legislative Landscape and Due Diligence Strategies
Modern slavery is difficult to spot. Are you doing enough to eliminate it from your supply chain? This paper summarizes the primary regulatory requirements associated with mandatory disclosure and...
How Ethical is Your Supply Chain?
The UN estimates that corruption costs the world $3.6tn a year. Many companies do not have the systems and procedures in place to protect their bottom line or their reputation.
Making the Case for Investing in Sustainable Purchasing
Insights from sustainable purchasing champions at eight U.S. and international companies on how to make the case for investment in your company’s sustainable purchasing program. Whitepaper by SPLC
Addressing CSR and Sustainability Goals Through Improved Indirect Spend Management | Spend Matters Analysis
Indirect procurement can actually contain CSR risks just as harmful as those found in direct materials spend.
The Unseen Sustainability Risk: Indirect Spend
While most procurement leaders focus their risk and CSR monitoring efforts on direct spend categories where their expertise, control and visibility are higher, indirect spend is a growing risk.
Cybersecurity and Third-Party Risk Management
Study of third-party cybersecurity performance drawn from in-depth evidence-based assessment of the participating companies.
Human Rights Rising On The Corporate Risk Agenda: The Intertwining Of Corruption And Human Rights
An estimated 100 to 200 companies are likely to be impacted by the law, known as “Devoir de Vigilance” or DdV.
German Study: Supplier Performance
The focus of this study is an analysis of the CSR performance of German companies in an international comparison to companies from BRICS countries, OECD States, the US and China.
The Sustainability Code and EcoVadis – A Practical Guide
Companies that are already reporting in line with the Sustainability Code can enhance their business profile through EcoVadis assessment and vice versa.
Ecovadis: 2013 Sustainable Procurement Barometer
“Quantifying the benefits linked to Sustainable Procurement is often challenging but practices of leaders demonstrate that this is a key lever to widespread adoption.”
The Four Hidden Risks Lurking In Your Supply Chain
Global supply chains are increasingly exposed to risks that can result in increased operational costs, large losses, and long term damage to your corporate reputation.
5 Step Guide to Building a Business Case for Sustainable Procurement
A Comparison of CSR Performance of the UN Global Compact Signatories vs Non-Signatories
Study finds that organizations that have committed to the UNGC’s ten principles perform significantly better on sustainability measures throughout supply chains.
UK Country Spotlight Report: EcoVadis 2018 Global CSR Risk and Performance Index
Global CSR Risk and Performance Index 2018
Why Sustainable Supply Chain Risk Management Cannot Be Siloed