Data Centre Support
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GHG Permits and EU-ETS Compliance.
The following key attributes are critical to a robust framework for developing a system for sustainable supply chains:
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The methodology combines strategic and metrics-focused scorecards consisting of approximately 12 questions in each of the five identified key supply chain categories. We have additionally subdivided supply chain sourcing into separate subcategories to assess the extent to which strategic planning is followed through and operationalised by the assessment of reporting metrics.
Action Plan For Sustainable Supply Chain Benchmarking
Establish a team to develop your sustainable business value proposition. Establish executive commitment and sponsorship, and ensure that your organisation is willing to commit capital to improve sustainable performance. Use our sustainable supply chain benchmarking and assessment toolkit to quantify your benchmarking program. Undertake a current-state analysis, which establishes internal performance levels as well as comparisons against peers.
Peer-to-peer comparisons may be based on geography, industry or other factors, such as the supply chain model employed. Identify areas of good performance, and share this information internally, with partners and externally. Understand what drivers inside your organisation led to existing positive outcomes, and seek to employ similar frameworks and innovations in other areas. Identify areas of underperformance, and undertake root cause analysis to establish whether problems are systematic or are linked to other factors.
Develop a phased plan with clearly specified outcomes and mileposts that link both sustainability and financial impacts. Ensure that the plan is clearly aligned with other business objectives, and where possible, seek out co-innovation with supply chain partners. Annually, or more frequently, track relative improvements and their financial costs, as well as re-benchmark performance against peers and the overall maturity model position. Ensure that your plan is focused on achieving new efficiencies and reducing risks in the current state. In addition, ensure it plans out a future that delivers improved sustainable and more general business performance through focused innovation and repositioning.
Include a communications plan. Use it internally to share sustainable wins and to assist in employee motivation and organisational change management. Use it externally to promote new organisational sustainability credentials and to confirm reputational legitimacy.