Blog

6 Oct 22

EY survey on sustainable supply chains driving business transformation

EY recently released a survey on 'Building supply chain sustainability that can drive revenues and reduce operational risks'. This survey of senior supply chain executives shows the need for a holistic and ROI-backed roadmap to meet sustainability performance goals. 

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SupplierPortal

19 Jul 22

Three stages of corporate Scope 3 reporting & primary data collection

Measuring and reducing Scope 3 emissions (GHG emissions associated with the value chain) has become a key area of environmental reporting for most companies. With a surge in the setting of ambitious science-based and net-zero targets, and the increased pressure from investors, regulators and customers, prioritising Scope 3 emissions has never been as important.

Greenstone recently held a webinar on Scope 3 reporting . This article presents a practical case study on how companies are approaching the Scope 3 reporting journey and the common three stages we are seeing the vast majority of our clients, across all industries and all sizes of organisations, go through when it comes to Scope 3 reporting. Read the full blog

SupplierPortal , scope 3

11 Jul 22

How to address supply chain risk – the risk management journey

Despite growing stakeholder pressure, many companies still do not have an understanding of the compliance, potential risks and impacts of their supply chain. We believe that companies are on an ever-maturing supplier management journey. The ultimate goal of this journey is to integrate sustainable supplier management across their business, in order to create more transparent, responsible and risk-free supply chains.

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SupplierPortal

4 Jul 22

Understanding EU's Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

In February 2022, the European Commission issued its proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD), aiming to encourage ethical and sustainable business practices throughout all global value chains. These new regulations will provide companies with legal security and increase transparency for investors and consumers.

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SupplierPortal , CSDD

27 Apr 22

ESG disclosure and reporting - 4 key impacts on procurement teams

Greenstone recently held a webinar, in partnership with the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), on the ‘Dynamic ESG landscape & its intersections with sustainable procurement’. In this blog, we have summarised one topic that was covered in the webinar – how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure impacts procurement teams. Below are 4 key impacts of ESG disclosure and reporting on procurement teams.

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SupplierPortal , ESG

2 Mar 22

Dynamic ESG landscape & its intersections with sustainable procurement

In partnership with Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), Greenstone is presenting a 60-minute webinar on ‘Dynamic ESG landscape and its intersections with sustainable procurement' on Thursday 24 March at 10am ET / 2pm GMT. This expert webinar, hosted by SPLC, will cover in detail how the ESG reporting landscape is fast-evolving and how this impacts the procurement community.

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SupplierPortal , ESG

18 Aug 21

Why procurement teams are seeking supply chain sustainability software

Procurement and supply chain management is evolving, and so are the ways businesses interact with their suppliers, manage their relationships with them, and make purchasing decisions.

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Supply chain sustainability , SupplierPortal , Sustainable procurement

21 Jun 21

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in supply chains

Over the last few years, COVID-19 and the social justice movement have been stark reminders about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in all aspects of our society. The business world is no exception. Expectations placed on companies have increased and investor and consumer interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, including DE&I, have notably increased.

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SupplierPortal

16 Jun 21

Scope 3 supply chain emissions – how to improve your supplier data

Greenstone is holding a webinar on 'Scope 3 supply chain emissions – how to improve your supplier data' on Thursday 15th July
4pm BST.

Measuring and reducing scope 3 emissions (emissions from the value chain) has become a primary focus for companies, particularly those who have set science-based or net-zero targets. With this comes the challenge of data collection from parties outside of your company – in many cases from suppliers, who can make up a large proportion of scope 3 emissions.

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Supply chain sustainability , SupplierPortal , scope 3

26 Apr 21

Hypertherm advances sustainability & supply chain data with software

Greenstone has been working with global manufacturer Hypertherm to improve the company’s data management across its global locations and supply chain. Through the use of Greenstone’s sustainability reporting software and sustainable supply chain software solutions, Hypertherm has been able to streamline data collection and access the accurate data required to set ambitious goals for 2030. Read the project case study below.

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SupplierPortal , sustainability software