Environmental Sustainability

The practice of environmental sustainability helps to ensure a better future not just for the planet but for people and businesses.

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Operating sustainably is not just the right thing to do, it is an increasingly important benchmark of success. The risks of not complying with national and international legislation can be damaging, but environmental sustainability is also a big opportunity. We are experts at helping you unlock the financial, operational and reputational benefits of working with sustainable supply chains.

Our focus isn’t just helping companies meet their reporting obligations, we also drive efficiencies, reduce risk and bring down costs. Environmental sustainability is about people and planet, but it’s about profits too. Companies are increasingly looking to drive competitive advantage from the societal, environmental and economical impact of their operations. We make sure you tick every box by meeting customer and employee expectations, reducing costs and supporting global ecosystems.

Our expert team works as another pair of eyes, capturing and validating the right kind of social and environmental data from both your own organisation and your suppliers. We take the complexity out of sustainability and provide comprehensive reporting and insights to drive actionable business decisions.

Of buyers, only

0 %

are engaging with their suppliers about reducing their embedded emissions.
PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey - 2014

Benefits

Raising standards in environmental sustainability

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Environmental Management Systems

Improving environmental sustainability in one company is only the beginning, drive change throughout your supply chain and accelerate the impact of change.

Energy reduction

Manage your energy consumption and demonstrate low energy management in your business and throughout the supply chain.

Carbon reduction

Globally recognised Carbon Reduce (powered by Toitū) helps organisations measure, audit and commit to carbon reduction.

Waste & recycling

Reduce inefficiencies throughout your supply chain by making sure you're suppliers comply with all waste regulations.

Water management

Ensure water usage, storage and disposal is compliant and not unnecessarily costly.

Hazardous substances

Ensure that your operations are always safe, efficient and compliant.

Features

How it works

From sourcing and selecting through to your ongoing relationships, our services are designed to reduce third party risk and improve compliance - every step of the way.

Pre-qualification questionnaire

Part of our supplier pre-qualification process is collecting and verifying data relating to the environment. This gives buyers a more complete and accurate view of the risk profiles of potential and current suppliers. We remove the uncertainty of working with new companies and help strengthen existing relationships.

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CarbonReduce Audit

Partnering with Toitu, our carbon reduction programme is a leading globally recognised certification to ISO 14064-1. We give companies the ability to accurately measure their carbon footprint and develop effective strategies to reduce their emissions. The online platform not only records but calculates carbon emissions whilst our expert team carry out on-site audits, using a comprehensive range of tools to help you demonstrate continuous improvement on an annual basis.

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QMS Audit

Our Quality Management System audits, which are fully integrated with a market leading supplier pre-qualification service, can be either 1 or 2 days depending on the breadth of the assessment. This end-to-end solution enables businesses across the globe to mitigate supplier risks, measure and track supplier compliance – either as a complement to existing in-house audit resource or a cost-effective alternative.

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It is absolutely vital to get the supply chain involved. As a standalone organisation you can achieve so much but until you engage the supply chain, you achieve much more significant reductions. Not only that, but we want to work with leading suppliers who are looking at their own.

David Riley, carbon manager, Anglian Water


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