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.
May 1st, 2015
ETI launches new briefing on living wages
The Ethical Trading Initiatives in the UK, Denmark and Norway have teamed up to publish a new briefing on living wages in supply chains. ‘Living wages in global supply chains: a new agenda for business’ was launched in London this week, to an audience of businesses, NGOs, trade unions and stakeholders.
April 16th, 2015
JAL flies the flag for responsible sourcing
Sedex is delighted to welcome JAL to its global membership. JAL is the first airline in Asia to join Sedex to further its responsible procurement strategy.
April 14th, 2015
The Sedex 2015 Conferences Infographic
Summing up all the highlights from the two Sedex Conferences this March, this new infographic is a feast for the eyes.
April 13th, 2015
New Sedex member board directors elected at AGM
Aisha Aswani, The Co-operative Group, is elected as a new A member director and Mohammad Aktaruzzaman, DIRD Composite Textiles Limited, is elected as a new B member director, while Annette Hansen, DuPont Nutrition & Health business, is re-elected as an AB member director.
March 31st, 2015
Sedex welcomes over 1000 delegates to London’s Westminster for two agenda-setting conferences
24 – 25 March saw a combined audience in excess of 1000 brands, NGOs, retailers and suppliers flock to London for two industry-leading Sedex Conferences.
March 23rd, 2015
ILO and Sedex Partner to Promote Social Compliance in Egypt
ILO Adopts Sedex Workbook to Train Selected Egyptian Suppliers on Global Buyer Requirements Sedex Head of Stakeholder Relations, Jo Webb, announced that Sedex’s cooperation with the United Nations’ International Labour Organization (ILO), towards promoting social compliance and productivity in Egyptian industries, has entered a new successful phase as the ILO provided its second round of training […]
March 20th, 2015
New Study: Building awareness of environmental regulation is key to tackling water-related supply chain risk
A brief released today by Sedex Global and World Wildlife Fund finds that the majority of environmental non-compliances in global supply chains originate from a lack of understanding of relevant laws and regulations, despite the fact that the majority of self-assessors believe they meet all relevant requirements.
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.
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.
Facts and figures
Key Sedex facts
- 38,000+ members
- 30+ industry sectors
- 150+ countries
Sedex members by industry sectors
Sedex members represent a broad spectrum of industry sectors. For more information, please click on the pie chart.