Monday, May 27th, 2013
The Sedex office is currently closed, Monday 27 May is a national holiday in the UK. The office will re-open on Tuesday 28 May. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Friday, May 17th, 2013
2degrees, the world’s leading community for sustainable business, with support from Sedex, the world’s largest collaborative platform for managing supply chain risk have partnered to launch the first Sustainability Champions Awards programme. As members of the sustainability community, we are asking you to judge, vote and ultimately decide on this year’s winners.
Monday, May 13th, 2013
The Associate Auditor Group (AAG) is a Sedex working group consisting of audit companies, members and NGOs significantly involved in ethical auditing, whose purpose and responsibility is to drive best practice and consistency in ethical trade and social auditing.
Monday, May 13th, 2013
The UN is drawing up a new plan for global priorities. Targets for achieving the Millennium Development Goals conclude in 2015. MDGs on health, education, advancement of women and on the environment have set the UN’s development agenda since 2000. Governments are now asking the UN Secretary-General for recommendations on a new set of priorities post 2015.
Thursday, May 9th, 2013
Call for companies to pilot newly launched Practitioner’s Guide for Sustainable Sourcing of Agricultural Raw Materials
The 2013 Sedex AGM & Member’s Forum marked the launch of a collaborative effort by 7 global organisations, including Sedex, who have produced the world’s first practitioner’s guide to sustainable sourcing of agricultural raw materials.
Thursday, May 9th, 2013
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Falabella, one of South America’s leading retailers, has joined Sedex Information Exchange to manage and report on ethical risk in its supply chain.
Falabella has joined Sedex Information Exchange, the world’s largest collaborative platform for managing ethical supply chain risk. Falabella is the first retailer in South America to become a member of Sedex Information Exchange and joins a growing number of leading retailers from Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, demonstrating Sedex Information Exchange’s increasing global reach.
As the first retailer to become a member of Sedex Information Exchange in South America, Falabella is leading the way for collaboration in the region. Sedex Information Exchange will enable Falabella to engage with all tiers of their supply chain to drive improvements and convergence in responsible business practices.
Using Sedex Information Exchange’s collaborative online platform, Falabella will gain transparency throughout their supply chain and effectively monitor standards at supplier sites. Sedex Information Exchange will provide Falabella with a variety of industry leading tools and resources to help them view, report and engage with multi-tiered supply chains.
Juan Pablo Montero, President of Department Store Division: “Business transparency is a must at Falabella, we are greatly looking forward to working with Sedex Information Exchange to help us improve visibility of our supply chain. At Falabella we have a long standing tradition of honesty and transparency; Sedex will enable us to continue this tradition with our global suppliers.”
Carmel Giblin, Sedex Information Exchange CEO: “Falabella has been recognised as one of the most socially responsible companies in South America and Sedex Information Exchange is delighted to have been chosen to work with Falabella to help drive continuous improvement throughout the global supply chain.”
By working with Sedex Information Exchange, Falabella will be able to engage with suppliers at all levels of the supply chain allowing them to truly identify where the risks lie. The services and tools provided by Sedex Information Exchange helps companies to overcome the administrative burden of engaging with large numbers of suppliers. Companies can then use their resources to work on making positive and lasting change in their supply chain which benefits millions of people globally.
Friday, April 26th, 2013
Sedex is deeply saddened to learn of the appalling loss of life and injuries which occurred following the collapse of the eight-storied Rana Plaza building in Savar, Bangladesh. As the search for survivors continues our thoughts are with the families of those affected.
Thursday, April 25th, 2013
The Sedex China office will be closed from Monday 29 April to Wednesday 1 May for Labour Day. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Monday, April 15th, 2013
Responsible Business Week, 15-19 April raises awareness of the depth and breadth of responsible business, its transformational impact on communities, individuals and businesses, and of those pioneering companies, innovators and thinkers that are integrating responsible behaviour into all that they do.