RSK have chosen Achilles to drive ever greater environmental and social governance across their group of 175 sustainability-focused businesses worldwide.
ABINGDON, UK., 12 June 2023 Achilles Information Ltd, a world-leading Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) risk and carbon management platform, today announced that RSK, the sustainability solutions provider with 175 environmental, engineering and technical businesses worldwide, has selected Achilles to provide the supply chain validation and due diligence services required to support its ongoing commitment to ESG best practice.
Achilles will provide comprehensive and detailed risk assessment and due diligence across the RSK supply chain to ensure both RSK’s and international standards are fully met. RSK awarded the contract to Achilles following a comprehensive evaluation of ESG supply chain due diligence solutions completed over several months.
RSK chose Achilles, which is internationally recognised as the gold-standard in supply chain ESG risk management, for its rigorous supplier validation, robust due diligence processes, global desk and in-person audit capability, multilingual platform capabilities and global scale.
“As a leading sustainability solutions provider delivering practical solutions to some of humanity’s biggest challenges, it’s critical for us to adhere to the highest environmental and social standards and drive continuous improvement across our supply chains” said Natalie Ball FCIPS, Group Head of Procurement at RSK.
“There was no doubt that Achilles was the right choice to enable us to meet those standards across the sectors in which we operate including rail, construction and utilities. Achilles multi-disciplined approach to supplier validation and unique ability to physically inspect workplaces, and confidentially speak with individuals who may be subject to unethical employment practices or human rights violations will play a significant role in supporting us to deliver our environment and ethical business goals.”
Paul Stanley, CEO of Achilles, commented: “I am proud to be welcoming RSK onboard as an Achilles buyer. RSK is internationally recognised for its leadership in sustainability and its commitment to working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This announcement today is testimony to our unwavering, longstanding commitment to supporting ethical and sustainable supply chain management globally.”