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PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

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PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Germany Takes First Steps in Implementing CSRD: What You Need to Know

Germany Takes First Steps in Implementing CSRD: What You Need to Know

As one of the first adopters of European supply chain…

PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

The construction sector is witnessing a notable shift in procurement practices for all contracting authorities. This is particularly noticeable as this article on PPN 03/24 follows closely on the coattails of our previous article surrounding PPN 03/23.  

Supply Chain Risk Hotspots to look out for in the Construction Industry for 2024 and beyond.

Supply Chain Risk Hotspots to look out for in the Construction Industry for 2024 and beyond.

This article looks at pressing concerns poised to shape construction supply chains over the coming months. 

Utilities Dynamic Market and Dynamic Market Notice : Everything You Need to Know

Utilities Dynamic Market and Dynamic Market Notice : Everything You Need to Know

The Procurement Act 2023 (expected to go-live in Oct 2024)…

An Introduction to EU Forced Labour Regulation  

An Introduction to EU Forced Labour Regulation  

On the 13 March 2024, the European Union agreed to adopt legislation…

The Importance of Supply Chain Cyber Security in the Energy Sector and Opportunities to Use AI to Help Manage the Risk

The Importance of Supply Chain Cyber Security in the Energy Sector and Opportunities to Use AI to Help Manage the Risk

This blog aims to dissect the critical importance of supply chain cyber security within the energy sector and outline the promising avenues offered by cyber threat intelligence and artificial intelligence (AI) in managing this high impact risk effectively.

An update on the CSDDD – what it now means for businesses and what is likely to happen next 

An update on the CSDDD – what it now means for businesses and what is likely to happen next 

You could be forgiven for losing track of where things…

Greenstalling: how to avoid the latest net-zero business barrier

Greenstalling: how to avoid the latest net-zero business barrier

You may have heard of greenwashing – but are you prepared for the latest issue that could potentially stop you from reaching your net zero targets?