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3 Jun 15

Supplier engagement: disclosure, risk and compliance - Greenstone’s Supplier Engagement Forum

Last week, a group of Greenstone’s clients, partners and business associates came together for Greenstone’s Supplier Engagement Forum. The event, where participants met to discuss latest issues and solutions in supplier engagement, was very well attended and we were delighted by the feedback received.

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Supplier Compliance , Supplier Data , Supplier Relationships , Supplier Management , Supply chain sustainability

19 May 15

Moving your supplier risk and compliance process online – what do you need to consider?

Your organisation may already be collecting supplier information offline, for example through a spreadsheet or survey, so what are the key benefits of moving this activity online and what should you consider before doing so?

What are the main benefits of moving to an online process?

• Instant global scalability, enabling 100% supplier coverage
• Easy visibility of supplier compliance and risk
• Save time and cost associated with collection and management of large quantities of information
• Enable detailed analysis to ensure information is meaningful
• Consolidate all supplier information requirements in one place
• Access supplier information at the touch of a button
• Improve compliance through making process efficient and user friendly for suppliers

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Supplier Compliance , Supplier Data , Supplier Relationships , Supplier Management , Supply chain sustainability

19 May 15

Latest version of SupplierPortal - enhanced usability and further analytical capability

The latest SupplierPortal release enhances the user experience and provides yet more analytical capability

Why the new version?

The latest release of SupplierPortal, as with all of our software development, is based on listening carefully to our client’s needs and drawing on our wide experience of the market.

This release adds more analytical capability and further enhances the user experience throughout the whole solution, without compromising our focus on simplicity and usability.

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Supplier Compliance , Supplier Management , Supply chain sustainability

12 Jan 15

SupplierPortal Blog Series Part 1: Anti-Bribery & Corruption

A recent piece of research by Ernst & Young indicated that only half of British businesses ask their suppliers about their anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) policies.

With the increase in legislation, public ethical expectation, and the spotlight on supply chains, it is now time for companies to take a more proactive approach and ensure that supplier AB&C performance is not an issue.

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Supplier Compliance

20 Nov 14

Moving your supplier compliance process online

You might already be collecting your supplier information with a spreadsheet, so why would you want to change this approach and what are the advantages of moving to an online process? 

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Supplier Compliance

1 Sep 14

New SupplierPortal software release

The latest version of SupplierPortal is going live in September.  We have drawn on our wide experience of the market and our clients’ use of the portal to create an even more comprehensive solution for managing the day to day challenges of supplier due diligence.

Using the latest analytical technologies, the user interface has been carefully enhanced to accommodate all the new functionality without compromising our renowned, easy-to-use approach, to the Buyer and Supplier user experience.

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Supplier Compliance

1 Sep 14

Understanding conflict minerals in the supply chain

State of reporting in the U.S

Nearly three months have passed since the submission deadline for U.S. listed companies’ conflict minerals reports, and the results have been disappointing. Although over 1,200 companies managed to file reports prior to the deadline, a large proportion failed to comply with the ruling through omissions of mandatory items.

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Supplier Compliance

1 Sep 14

Case Study: Improve Supplier Compliance and Reduce Risk in Your Supply Chain

Greenstone SupplierPortal is a flexible, scalable, easy to use tool that enables the efficient collection of Supplier data and provides a suite of Buyer analytics to monitor compliance, performance and minimise risk.  It enables suppliers and buyers to share data through a secure online solution, enabling buyers to focus on monitoring and identifying potential areas of risk and undertaking in-depth supplier analysis, rather than simple data gathering. The Portal includes customisable Buyer features, for example: questionnaires, scorecards, flags, group comparisons and benchmarks. 

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Supplier Compliance , SupplierPortal , supplychain

17 Jun 14

Supply chain implications of the new EU directive on non-financial reporting?

7183154861_cbc68a7112_zWhen the European Union adopts a new directive on non-financial and diversity information, affected companies and their suppliers all have to respond.  

Large companies’ influence extends far beyond their traditional organisational boundaries and this legislation is therefore destined to have an impact on those companies’ direct and indirect suppliers.

To help you understand what changes this new directive will introduce and how it will impact your non-financial reporting, we’ve summarised the main points below.

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Supplier Compliance

17 Jun 14

SupplierPortal readiness assessment

Register for a free SupplierPortal Readiness Assessment that reviews your supplier due diligence process and identifies ways to reduce cost, increase transparency and reduce the risk of non-compliance.

The session will cover:

WHO?

Identify people across the business who need to collect, review and report compliance and other information from suppliers

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Supplier Compliance