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An Animated Guide to How Achilles can help create a more transparent, efficient and sustainable supply chain.

An Animated Guide to How Achilles can help create a more transparent, efficient and sustainable supply chain.

Achilles transforms complexity into transparency and risk into resilience ensuring your supply chain excels in compliance, sustainability and efficiency. Watch our video.

Guide to the OECD Six Stages of Due Diligence

Guide to the OECD Six Stages of Due Diligence

A detailed look at the Supply Chain Due Diligence process…

Storm Technologies Partners with Achilles for Enhanced Supply Chain Performance and Risk Mitigation

Storm Technologies Partners with Achilles for Enhanced Supply Chain Performance and Risk Mitigation

Storm Technologies is partnering with Achilles to develop a supply chain that reflects Storm’s core values of fostering benefits for its business partners, customers, and society

Supporting Construction Procurement in the Public Sector with the Common Assessment Standard

Supporting Construction Procurement in the Public Sector with the Common Assessment Standard

Through the Crown Commercial Service partnership, Achilles can ensure compliance with the Common Assessment Standard. Watch our video now to learn more.

A Roadmap for Readiness Part 2: The Procurement Act 2023, The steps you need to take to ensure you are ready for the changes.

A Roadmap for Readiness Part 2: The Procurement Act 2023, The steps you need to take to ensure you are ready for the changes.

Part 2 delves into the most recent developments, highlighting the support structures available to take strategic steps that align with your business objectives.

OECD Guidelines on Supply Chains in Latin America and the Caribbean.

OECD Guidelines on Supply Chains in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) plays a…

2024 Construction Sector Risks | Navigating Supply Chain Hotspots | A Visual Guide

2024 Construction Sector Risks | Navigating Supply Chain Hotspots | A Visual Guide

This latest infographic provides a visual strategic overview of the pressing concerns poised to shape construction supply chains over the coming months.

The Benefits of Adopting an OECD-Aligned Due Diligence for CSDDD compliance

The Benefits of Adopting an OECD-Aligned Due Diligence for CSDDD compliance

CSDDD specifically recommends adopting a due diligence strategy aligned with recommendations by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) contained within the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct. This blog looks at the benefits of adopting an OECD-aligned due diligence strategy.

Introducing the Achilles Carbon Calculator: Simplifying GHG Emissions Management for Businesses

Introducing the Achilles Carbon Calculator: Simplifying GHG Emissions Management for Businesses

The team here at Achilles is delighted to introduce the…

Supply Chain Compliance: CUSMA

Supply Chain Compliance: CUSMA

Nowadays, trade agreements shape not only international commerce, but development and progress in certain industries. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (TMEC), successor to NAFTA, represents a landmark trade deal aimed at fostering economic integration among the North American partners. Among its various provisions, TMEC introduces new standards for supply chain management, posing challenges and opportunities for companies operating within its framework.

What is the value of supply chain auditing? 

What is the value of supply chain auditing? 

The increase in the prominence of the ‘S’ of ESG…

A Roadmap for Readiness Part 1: The Procurement Act 2023, What are you doing to get ready?

A Roadmap for Readiness Part 1: The Procurement Act 2023, What are you doing to get ready?

This 2-part article aims to provide utilities and their suppliers with a roadmap to navigate the complexities of the Procurement Act 2023.