How to minimise risk through Responsible Sourcing

Ian Nicholson, Managing Director at Responsible Solutions discusses how to minimise risk through Responsible Sourcing ahead of CIRIA’s, Minimising Risk through Responsible Sourcing – A Handbook for the Construction Industry, launch event next week.   We’ve seen Responsible Sourcing gain momentum in the construction industry over the past 10 years, and it has now become […]

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The benefits of becoming a more responsible business

Demonstrating responsible and ethical business practices is becoming more and more crucial to winning work. Businesses that can show that they are ‘environmentally friendly’, and that they look after their employees and the communities they work with, can build a great reputation with their clients and customers, and gain that all important competitive advantage. We […]

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Update: Conflict Minerals Regulation

The potential social impacts that lie in product supply chains have been gaining media attention over the past few years. Conflict Minerals, found in many products, most commonly in electronics such as phones and laptops, are particularly scrutinised. Conflict Minerals are: Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten, and Gold (3TG). They are often mined in areas controlled by […]

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Carbon Footprints – 5 things you need to know

The analysis of carbon footprints is becoming increasingly common across many industries and sectors. Carbon footprints are essentially a way of communicating how much your product or organisation contributes to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and global climate change.   Customers now often use carbon footprint data as a way of evaluating the environmental impact of a […]

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