Recent forecasts suggest that the green bond market is set to nudge $100bn in 20161. This is good news – the flow of capital into sustainability geared investments is undoubtedly a positive move. But when you start thinking about what … Continue reading

November 17th, 2016

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Transparency in supply chains strikes most people as a good thing to do. For the bulk of stakeholders it should declare irresponsible behaviour, focus on poor performance and non-compliance whilst disclosing how a firm is interacting with the entire length … Continue reading

July 14th, 2016

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L to R: Ecodesk CEO Mark Plant, Anya Ledwith director ESHCon, Dr Nick Murry CSO Ecodesk and compere Alistair McGowan

  We are thrilled to announce that we have won an award this week at’s Sustainability Leaders Awards at the Connaught Rooms in London. The award was in the Sustainable Systems and Software category. Ecodesk CEO Mark Plant and CSO … Continue reading

November 24th, 2014

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  By Dr Nick Murry, CSO at Ecodesk “If we want to compete we have to get the most out of our resources, and that means recycling them back into productive use, not burying them in landfills as waste.” These … Continue reading

October 25th, 2014

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  GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, developing and supplying medicines to a global market. The company employs more than 97,000 people in over 100 countries and has an extensive worldwide supply chain. One third … Continue reading

September 30th, 2014

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A report from supply chain and operations management association APICS Foundation and PwC last month claimed that 43 per cent of respondents attributed operational cost reductions to their sustainable supply chain initiatives. The report, Sustainable Supply Chains: Making Value the … Continue reading

June 2nd, 2014

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Ecodesk kick starts complete supply chain carbon footprint solution to drive sustainability and transparency Sustainable supply chain specialist Ecodesk has today launched  KickStart  a  sustainability programme designed  to help organisations overcome the daunting task of implementing supply chain sustainability initiatives … Continue reading

May 28th, 2014

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by Dr Nick Murry, Chief Sustainability Officer at Ecodesk. [article first appeared in The Guardian] When MEP Judith Sargentini said she hoped the EU Commission would “bring forward the strongest possible legislation” on conflict minerals disclosure, she meant it. Her … Continue reading

March 17th, 2014

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EU director Ugo Bassi said recently that “transparency should contribute to better long-term performance, sustainable economic growth and employment.” His views are not new. There has been an increasing consensus, particularly within Governments that if businesses disclose sustainability data and … Continue reading

February 10th, 2014

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Brands such as Cadbury, Coca Cola, Kelloggs and Kraft Foods will be encouraged by their member organisation Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE) to get their suppliers openly reporting sustainability data to Ecodesk. Ecodesk and AIOE have struck a … Continue reading

January 13th, 2014

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