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Sustainable Utilities Supply Chain Management

As the world turns it focus to a cleaner, more sustainable future, the importance of effective supply chain management for the Utilities sector has never been more important both to meet new and emerging legislation and your own ambitious environmental, social and governance goals.


The world’s leading utilties companies choose Achilles

Achilles works with  leading utilities companies across continents to address supply chain impacts, support continuous supplier improvement,  provide due diligence reporting confidence and ensure compliance with ESG legislation.

EDF chooses Achilles for ESG supply chain management
Orsted chooses Achilles for ESG supply chain management

Client stories

Achilles clients are market-leaders at the forefront of environmental and social governance.

Select the right Utilities network for your business

Achilles operates across 17 locations worldwide to provide the local presence that ensures both deep understanding of local regulations, language and culture and the global scale to enable the superior supply chain risk management required to meet the world’s energy and water needs.


Achilles is proud to operate the UVDB network on behalf of the UVDB members, the UK utility industry’s pre-qualification system and one of the world’s largest communities of utilities related buyer and supplier communities.

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Achilles Global Network

The Achilles Global network provides access to a global marketplace of Achilles gold standard validated buyers and suppliers across both Utilities and other industry sectors.

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Our community of 50 South American and Southern European Utility buyers and 20,000+ suppliers.

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Supply-Line community creates opportunities for suppliers whilst helping +30 Irish buyers to build and manage fully-compliant supply chains.

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Utilities NCE

Stretching across Northern and Central Europe, our Utilities NCE community brings together more than 80 buyers and relevant suppliers.

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Solutions for a safer, fairer, lower carbon supply chain

Achilles has many decades of experience working with the world’s leading Utilities companies to address supply chain risks, reduce carbon emissions and deliver exceptional supply chain transparency.

Prequalified Supplier Network

Access a rigorously validated database of pre-qualified utility industry suppliers meeting local and international ESG and procurement regulations.

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Supplier Due Diligence

Rigorous assessment and validation of your supply chain to ensure your suppliers meet your standards and ensure you are compliant with the regulations relevant to your operations.

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Carbon Reduction

Effectively measure, manage and reduce your carbon footprint with the world’s only ISO14064-1 Carbon Management Scheme.

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Statement of Assurance

Clearly demonstrate your performance against ESG KPIs and Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) to lenders and other stakeholder groups.

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“We’ve been using Supply-Line since 2002 and it is an essential part of our procurement process. Supply-Line allows us to create our tender lists in a speedy and efficient manner, while ensuring compliance and transparency.”

Conal O’Flanagan, Procurement Manager, Dublin Port Company

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