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Construction firms failing to address carbon footprint - news

Many British construction firms are failing to take basic steps to decrease their carbon emissions and energy use, new research has found. In a market survey by Achilles the supply chain...

Companies turning blind eye to supply chains - news

A majority of companies don’t perform anti-bribery and corruption audits on their suppliers, an area of business operations that’s proved prone to bribery risk in recent years,...

Making the leap into a sustainable new year? - news

A new year, a fresh start... but how many organisations will boast new resolutions? Ethical Performance talks to key industry players about what they believe will be the prime sustainability...

UK businesses need to prepare for upcoming energy reporting changes - news

Within months, more than 7,000 businesses across the UK will have to report on energy use for the first time under a scheme run by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). To...

UK businesses urged to get ready for new energy regulations - news

British business is being advised to get ready for the implementation of the UK’s response to the energy efficiency directive from the EU.  The Department of Energy and Climate...

Food glorious food? - news

So how much has food security improved since Romanian horse meat was found in beef ready meals, prompting financial and reputational damage across the food industry? Miranda Ingram reports...

Only half of UK firms audit suppliers’ ethical behaviour - news

UK manufacturers could be inadvertently relying upon slave and child labourers in their supply chains because they are not always auditing suppliers and relying only on trust, according to new...

inbrief - news

Paul McNeillis has left Achilles to become director of sustainable solutions at PE International NW Europe. McNeillis will build up the sustainability consultancy’s London office.

inbrief - news

More than 1000 supplier factories to the electronics industry have now submitted social and environmental information to E-TASC, a sectoral database created by the Global e-Sustainability...

inbrief - news

Achilles consultancy has renewed its financial backing for a CSR working group at Oxford University’s Said Business School in the UK. The working group’s output has included regular...

inbrief - news

The CSR Professional Services Directory 2009, published by Ethical Performance and sponsored by Achilles, is now online.  

beverage sector agrees action - news

A programme to provide beverage companies with a way of measuring and managing their carbon footprints was started last month. Companies participating in the Carbon Action Plan will get...

Utilities firms squeeze suppliers to cut emissions - news

Six utilities companies are to submit their British suppliers to a scheme that monitors their progress on cutting carbon emissions. The companies – Anglian Water, EDF, National Grid,...

inbrief - news

Neil Willings has joined the UK supply chain management consultancy Achilles as managing director of its newly established assessment services business. Willings moves from SGS Group, where he...

IT firms share audit data in bid to end duplication - news

Some of the world’s largest telecoms and information technology companies have begun sharing information on the results of their ethical supply chain audits. The 24 businesses, which are all...

another 200 'free-riders' are cast aside by Compact - news

A further 203 signatories to the United Nations Global Compact have been de-listed for failing to issue an annual report on how they are implementing the Compact's ten principles. The...

alliance aims to raise the quality of debate - news

An attempt to counteract 'lazy thinking' on CSR among academics and business people is to be made by a UK business school and a global supply chain management company. The Saïd Business...

GeSI project makes strides - news

An initiative intended to help telecoms companies share information on ethical supply chain audits has appointed the supplier management company Achilles to develop an online system for collating...

energy sector to collect more CSR data - news

Procurement managers in the utility sector are putting the final touches to an initiative that will require their suppliers to disclose details of performance on issues such as human rights and...

Achilles - companies

The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2014 - calendar

  In recent years, asian and emerging economies have outperformed their western counterparts. This shift in the economic balance of power has created enormous wealth for millions of...

signing up for change - bestpractice

Despite tough economic conditions, climate change remains high on the agenda for most corporate boards. But the problem facing many companies is how to engage and involve suppliers in measuring,...

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