Supply chain management

We’ll give you the tools to amplify your impact by leveraging your relationships with suppliers.

Having a positive social and environmental impact isn’t limited to your own work as an organisation. A proactive approach to supply chain management can push your values through your contractual relationships and magnify the benefits. 

How we help

We believe that little steps can have a big impact. Weaving climate clauses into your contracts can extend your environmental principles through your supply chain and help to lower your scope 3 emissions. Making social value a requirement for your suppliers when building your procurement processes can achieve societal benefits beyond your own operations.

As the UK’s first B Corp law firm, we’ve implemented a supplier code of conduct, incorporating requirements around living wage and environmental objectives into our agreements. As your advisors, we can offer our practical experience of engaging with both our clients and our suppliers on environmental and social impact, as well as supporting you in developing new commissioning and contracting approaches.

  • We advise on the Modern Slavery Act and how it affects your supplier relationships
  • We advise on how to build social value requirements into your procurement processes, contractual terms and contract management practices in holistic ways
  • We build climate-aware clauses into your contracts and service level agreements
  • We draft responsible outsourcing policies and supplier codes of conduct
  • If a contractual relationship turns sour, our Dispute Resolution team will help you to mitigate, not litigate – avoiding court action wherever possible through mediation.
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