12 Sep Do You Still Use Spreadsheets for Supply Chain Sustainability?

Excel has been in circulation since the early Nineties. Many still use it to track and compare companies in their supply chain but it’s no longer meeting requirements. New software solutions are making the cornerstone of the Microsoft Office Suite redundant. As the title suggests, this blog post ...

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23 Aug 5 Sustainability Reporting Frameworks to Help Your Organization Set Priorities

By establishing a set of goals, measuring performance, and managing change, you can make your operations more sustainable. The first step is to choose which reporting framework to follow.

The main aim of sustainability reporting frameworks is to turn theoretical issues into concrete actions. ...

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27 Jun Transparency as an Enabler for Sustainability

Ahead of the Worldfavor seminar at Almedalen 2019, about why transparency is a must in driving sustainability, here we look not only at supply chain sustainability, but also reporting and communication. Some companies are doing what few would have thought possible – making sustainability ...

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29 May Sustainability in 2019 is More Than a Business Opportunity

While 2015 was a defining year within sustainability as the Sustainable Development Goals were launched, many are hailing 2019 the 'Year Of Sustainability'. This post is about the drivers of awareness and positive action when it comes to sustainability in the business world.

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13 May The Sustainability Buzzwords, Acronyms, and Abbreviations You Need to Know – Part 1

When reading about sustainability, it seems that abbreviations, acronyms and buzzwords are everywhere. Some are commonly used, like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Others, like Social Impact Bonds, are less so. But which ones are which?

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26 Apr An Introduction to Sustainable Sourcing: Risks, Focus Areas, and Three Stages of Supplier Assessment

Integrating environmental, ethical and social metrics into sourcing and procurement will help you build a strong supply chain with long-term relationships with your suppliers. In this post, we look at how to define focus areas, and how to ensure supply chain sustainability.

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29 Mar A Code of Conduct Can Supercharge Your Sustainable Sourcing

Working within procurement or sustainability and unsure about the benefits of putting together a code of conduct? Think of it a prenuptial agreement about transparency and responsibility for a happy, lasting relationship. Any company that is serious about reducing its climate impact and ...

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15 Mar More Businesses Need to Report Their Climate Impact, Here’s Why

Growing awareness of the effects of climate change is prompting a demand for action from both the public and private sectors. While many governments recognize the need to measure climate impact, small and medium-sized enterprises have not had the same tools available to them. Until now, that is

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27 Feb A Leading Supplier Doing Comprehensive Sustainability Work

Sweden’s leading restaurant and catering specialist engages in long-term quality and environmental efforts that create business benefits for the company and its customers. Martin & Servera is a family-owned group of companies, together, they deliver beverages, fresh produce, foodstuffs, ...

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07 Feb 5 Tips for Boosting Supply Chain Sustainability

Companies need to understand that they’re part of a larger system if they are going to make progress on environmental issues. They need to not only understand the larger system they are in, but also work on the relationships they have with their suppliers. “In most supply chains, 90% of the ...

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