It has been about a month since we launched the NETpositive Supplier Engagement Tool (HE) so we thought we would post a quick update: Almost 200 suppliers have now created a custom Action plan and between them they have already committed to 1886 new sustainability actions! These supplier action plans are now starting to form part of…Details
The new Modern Slavery Act has been high on the agenda of all the procurement professionals we have worked with recently. We have been able to share good news! The NETpositive Supplier Engagement Tool includes content that specifically addresses the requirements of the Act to help them meet their disclosure obligation. * We have produced…Details
The tool is designed to support and develop the supply chain, which is crucial to embedding sustainability in the procurement process. A key feature of the tool is the inclusion of content specifically addressing the requirements of the new Modern Slavery Act. Following a successful pilot at the University of Manchester, a collaboration between NWUPC,…Details
A new experience for the NETpositive team last night seeing our software showcased alongside some amazing apps and widgets at the inaugural The Edge Awards in Bristol. We were proud to be finalists in this celebration of entrepreneurship, design and gadgetry with our GoGreen tool which has now helped over 300 Bristol businesses create a…Details
Jimmy will be presenting a session at the Crescent Purchasing Consortium Conference on 11 May 2016. Jimmy’s session will focus on the Modern Slavery Act and how it would apply to institutional supply chains.
Sheri-Leigh and Kevin Casey from The University of Manchester will be presenting a session at the In-procurement live one day procurement conference and exhibition event in June 2016. The event is for both public and private sectors with a main theme of ‘Sustainability’. Click on the logo for more information.
We are absolutely thrilled that the Central Procurement Team at the University of Manchester has been shortlisted for a THELMA! As you may know we have been working closely with the team there for the past few months helping them to deliver their Responsible Procurement ambitions. The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015 recognise those…Details
We were really pleased to help The University of Manchester achieve Level 4 on the flexible framework earlier this year. By taking a team approach and demonstrating a firm commitment to reviewing their procurement processes and practices they were able to achieve this significant milestone in only 6 months. Of course, for an institution renowned…Details