The Sourcing Team Awarded Gold Medal for CSR Achievement

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The Sourcing Team, a WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise, are delighted to announce for the fourth year running, that they have achieved Gold Medal in recognition of their CSR achievement in 2018 via EcoVadis . This puts The Sourcing Team in the top 5% of companies assessed through the platform.

Combining People, Process and Platform, EcoVadis has developed the industry-leading team, innovative technology, and a unique CSR assessment methodology that covers 180 purchasing categories, in 150 countries, and 21 CSR indicators. More than 45,000 companies use EcoVadis to reduce risk, drive innovation, foster transparency and trust between trading partners.

The EcoVadis rating methodology measures the quality of a company’s CSR management system – through its policies, actions and results. The methodology is based on 7 founding principles and 21 issues which are grouped into 4 themes – Environment, Labour Practices and Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement.

Gill Thorpe, CEO of The Sourcing Team, said:

“This again demonstrates our year on year hard work, dedication and passion to truly live our values. Our team and Sharon (head of sustainability) are committed to our programme of constant improvement – with a passion to drive change and better behaviours. Our actions both in our supply chain and up the chain, by sharing expertise with our clients, networks and partners is exactly why we are seen as leaders in our space. Well done Sharon Childs great work!”

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