August 19th, 2015
Listen again – Sedex Resources Webinars
Two webinars were held this summer to showcase the free member resources that can be found in the Resources Hub on the Sedex platform. They are now available to listen again.
August 10th, 2015
Sedex featured in the Global Sustain’s 8th Yearbook
A guest article by Tom Smith, Sedex’s Acting General Manager, features in the Global Sustain’s 8th Yearbook “The Power of Collaboration”, a global multi-stakeholder publication.
August 6th, 2015
UK Modern Slavery Act – how will it affect your supply chain?
The requirements of the Act mean that companies truly need to have an understanding of what is happening in the deeper tiers of their supply chain and to be able to demonstrate that they have due diligence processes in place to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in their own operations or supply chains.
July 24th, 2015
UN Global Compact releases “Support your SME Supplier” resource
The UN Global Compact have recently released a resource calling upon companies to take action and providing guidance on how companies can support their SME suppliers to incorporate sustainability into their strategies and operations.
July 17th, 2015
Corporate Human Rights Benchmark – consulting on draft indicators to measure companies’ human rights performance
Launched in December 2014 at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) will be the first open source ranking of the world’s largest companies. The CHRB is currently seeking input on two key documents that will inform the CHRB Methodology.
July 15th, 2015
Jonathan Ivelaw-Chapman announced as new Sedex CEO
Sedex Global is delighted to announce that Jonathan Ivelaw-Chapman has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer. A Sedex Non-Executive Board Director since 2013, Ivelaw-Chapman brings a deep knowledge of the non-profit organisation and clear views for the opportunities that lie ahead.
July 10th, 2015
Case study: How Kao Corporation uses Sedex to manage its supply chain sustainably
Kao Corporation is a chemical and cosmetics company, established in 1887 in Japan. A leading global manufacturer of beauty care brands, such as Guhl, Goldwell, John Frieda and Molton Brown among others, is recognised around the world for innovation and quality.
July 1st, 2015
Sedex supports UN organisations on SME consultations for the post-2015 development agenda
The UN Global Compact, the UN Industrial Organization and Sedex have collaborated on a survey in order to capture and consider viewpoints of SMEs worldwide, in order to inform the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals.
June 23rd, 2015
Introducing Sedex Advance
Today, the Sedex team is excited to announce the countdown to launch of the next generation Sedex system. Fast, powerful and easy to use, Sedex Advance – launching 21st September 2015 – will soon become the new one-stop-shop for responsible supply chain management.
June 17th, 2015
4 ways technology can help scale up sustainable supply chains
In a world where more people have access to mobile phones than to safe water, how can technology help scale up sustainable supply chains? Here are four suggestions from the expert panel at the Sedex Global Responsible Sourcing Conference, held in March 2015.
June 2nd, 2015
Sedex featured in G7 Summit Climate Change publication
Advocacy by Sedex’s Head of Stakeholder Relations, Jo Webb, features alongside pieces from a range of industry experts in a new publication produced specially for the G7 Summit.
May 14th, 2015
Case study: How The Sourcing Team use SMETA to drive supply chain sustainability
Sharon Childs – Finance Director and Head of Sustainability at The Sourcing Team – describes how the company uses Sedex and SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) to ensure its supply chain is compliant, ethical and sustainable.
March 2nd, 2016
Sedex Conference 2016
The Conference will see over 1000 brands, retailers, suppliers, NGOs and policy makers gather to hear from industry leaders, network and share inspirational ideas and practical advice.
November 24th, 2015
The impacts of climate change on humanity & supply chains, and what companies can do about it
This webinar seeks to raise awareness and enhance understanding of the relationship between climate change and human rights, and to suggest actions and identify best practices that address the adverse effects of climate change on human rights in global supply chains.
October 1st, 2015
Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2015
One year after launching the Trade for Sustainable Development principles, ITC will bring back to the table key partners and practitioners of the sustainable trade movement and discuss progress made, trends and new challenges ahead.
September 23rd, 2015
DQS Sustainability Conference
The DQS Sustainability Conference is an annual forum for CSR Managers looking to exchange ideas on international standards and initiatives for corporate social responsibility.
September 15th, 2015
Harnessing supply chain data for innovation and sustainable change
In an increasingly technological world, the importance of data has become a key component of most organisations’ operations. At this event, hear from experts on how they are using data for sustainable value chains.
September 15th, 2015
edie Responsible Procurement and Supplier Engagement conference
Sedex is supporting the conference and delighted to offer its members a 15% discount to attend.
Facts and figures
Key Sedex facts
- 38,000+ members
- 30+ industry sectors
- 150+ countries
Sedex members by industry sectors
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