Sedex wins International Supply Chain Management Award
Sedex wins International Supply Chain Management Award for safeguarding people and the environment they live in global supply chains
Sedex, one of the world’s leading organisations dedicated to driving responsible business practices in global supply chains, has been awarded Highly Commended for Supply Chain Management at Ethical Corporation’s 2018 Responsible Business Awards in London. The award panel recognises the important and sustainable work Sedex is doing to create a positive impact in global supply chains across labour, health and safety, business ethics and the environment.
London, UK – 16 October 2018
On 9th October Sedex was awarded Highly Commended for Supply Chain Management – Global supply chains, safeguarding of people and the environment they live in, at Ethical Corporation’s internationally renowned 2018 Responsible Business Awards ceremony in London.
The Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards are one of the world’s leading Awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business and this year received over 400 entries from businesses all over the world.
The Ethical Corporation 2018 Awards Panel said, “Sedex has demonstrated considerable impact over a huge breadth of sectors in promoting supply chain transparency. Over the past 18 months, it has had a 24% increase in global impact, with members increasing up to 50,000 organisations across 155 countries. Clearly scalable with excellent impact. Well done!”
Mark Sugden, Director of Marketing and Responsible Sourcing at Sedex says, “We are delighted to be highly commended for our dedication to driving responsible business practices in global supply chains and safeguarding the people and environment in them. This demonstrates the tremendous impact Sedex and our 50,000 Sedex members have all over the world and the importance of responsible sourcing”.
Sedex (www.sedex.com) is a global membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains. As one of the world’s leading organisations for helping companies manage responsible sourcing, Sedex operates a collaborative online platform that allows our members to collect and share responsible sourcing data and identify risks in their supply chain. Sedex’s collaborative approach allows buyers and suppliers to share and exchange data, helping to better manage their social and environmental performance, and implement measures to protect people, the environment and their business.
Sedex tools and services are used by more than 50,000 members in over 155 countries to support continuous improvement in their responsible sourcing programme. Sedex works across 35 industry sectors, including food, agriculture, clothing and apparel, packaging and chemicals. Sedex has offices located in London, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney and Tokyo, employing over 100 staff. Sedex is also home to SMETA Audit (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit), one of the most widely used social audit methodologies in the world.