Sedex announces 2019 Sedex Awards nominee shortlist

We are delighted to announce the nominee shortlist for the prestigious annual Sedex Awards. The Awards highlight the important and sustainable work Sedex members are carrying out all over the world across a range of industries to improve working conditions and the environment in supply chains. Each programme nominated in the award submission has been evaluated based on the level of innovation, scale of impact and implementation, the possibility of replication and transparency of communication and leadership.

Sedex Awards winners will be announced at the Sedex Awards Dinner on 26th March in central London, following the first day of the Sedex 2019 Conference. Three nominees have been shortlisted for the five awards categories.

Best Collaborative Effort

Members collaborating with customers, suppliers or other stakeholders to improve working conditions or to solve a responsible sourcing challenge.

  • Dutjahn Sandalwood Oils (Australia)
  • ScanCom Vietnam (Vietnam)
  • Accommodation Working Group 

Best Health/Safety Labour Programme

Buyer Members who have successfully implemented a programme related to health and safety and/or labour practices.

  • Britvic (UK)
  • Driscoll’s (USA)
  • G’s Fresh (UK)

Best Health & Safety/Labour Programme

Supplier Members who have successfully implemented a programme related to health and safety and/or labour practices.

  • Epyllion Style (Bangladesh)
  • Pantaleon S.A. (Guatemala)
  • Snowtex Outerwear (Bangladesh)

Best Environmental Sustainability Programme

Buyer Members who have implemented programmes to protect their workers or their surroundings and improve environmental issues.

  • Mace (UK)
  • Mondelez International AMEA (Singapore)
  • Refresco Beverages (UK)

Best Environmental Sustainability Programme

Supplier Members who have implemented programmes to protect their workers or their surroundings a­­­nd improve environmental issues.

  • JCDecaux (UK)
  • Varcli Pinares S.A (Costa Rica)
  • Welspun (India)

This year we had a record number of applications and Sedex would like to thank all of our members who made a submission.

Read more about the Sedex Awards 2019

Media Contact:

Jessica McGoverne | Marketing and Communications Manager | jessica.mcgoverne@sedexglobal.com | Twitter: @SedexCSR

About Sedex:

Sedex (www.sedexglobal.com) is a global membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains. As one of the world’s leading organisations for helping companies manage responsible sourcing, Sedex operates a collaborative online platform that allows our members to collect and share responsible sourcing data and identify risks in their supply chain. Sedex’s collaborative approach allows buyers and suppliers to share and exchange data, helping to better manage their social and environmental performance, and implement measures to protect people, the environment and their business.

Sedex tools and services are used by more than 50,000 members in over 150 countries to support continuous improvement in their responsible sourcing programme. Sedex works across 35 industry sectors, including food, agriculture, clothing and apparel, financial services and chemicals. Sedex has offices located in London, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney and Tokyo and is also home to SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit), one of the most widely used social audit methodologies in the world.

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