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Released 11th September 2013 The annual UN Global Compact Sustainability report released last week says weakness in supply chain sustainability strategies among large companies is resulting in a disparity between what is promised and what results are produced. Although the majority … Continue reading

September 11th, 2013

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Article appeared in Supply Management blog 26th July, 2013 by Dr Nick Murry, CSO, Ecodesk When David Cameron said at the launch of the G8 in June that the UK would “drive a transparency revolution in every corner of the … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Released 25th July 2013 Ecodesk, the world’s largest business and supply chain sustainability platform for non-financial information has struck enterprise deals with 18 companies in the past few weeks, who want to openly map their supply chain sustainability performance through … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Released 16th July 2013 Global supply chain sustainability site Ecodesk has launched a monitoring tool for businesses to track conflict mineral use in supply chains. A number of leading ICT businesses have already been piloting the system and plan to … Continue reading

July 16th, 2013

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Released 31st May 2013 United Airlines has embarked upon a new sustainability initiative to survey its supply chain to help it set its own new energy and carbon reduction targets… but are traditional methods such as surveys now obsolete with … Continue reading

May 31st, 2013

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Released 8th May 2013 According to the Financial Times, one in five businesses hold no data about their secondary oversight; that is, ‘their suppliers’ suppliers’ – a stat backed up by open data sustainability database Ecodesk that works with companies to … Continue reading

May 8th, 2013

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Released 25th April 2013 Written by Facilities Management Journal Collectively, facilities management firms ISS, MITIE and OCS have over 30,000 suppliers. All three, which have individually adopted sustainability and environmental policies are now targeting their respective supply chains to collect and analyse energy and carbon … Continue reading

April 25th, 2013

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Released 23rd April 2013 Global packaging firms MeadWestVaco Corporation (MWV), Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) and Ellis Paperbox have signed-up to Ecodesk, the World’s largest open data sustainability platform to measure and analyse supply chain energy use and carbon emissions. All three companies join what is an … Continue reading

April 23rd, 2013

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27 March 2013 Written by Anna Reynolds for supplymanagement.com Companies including GlaxoSmithKline, MITIE and Eurostar have joined an initiative to increase transparency in their supply chain to reduce energy and cut costs. The organisations are encouraging their suppliers to enter data on their carbon emissions, water … Continue reading

March 27th, 2013

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Released : 26th March 2013 Manufacturing company Henkel has announced a plan to educate a minimum of 1000 employees in sustainability by the end of 2013, as part of its on-going ‘Sustainability Ambassador’ programme. Staff in the Laundry and Home care sector … Continue reading

March 26th, 2013

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