Aerospace & Defence supply chain Pilot Project Sustainable Procurement December 2007—March 2008 Sustainable Procurement SEEDA-funded Pilot Project in the MoD A pilot project for Aerospace and Defence suppliers to the MoD has been established with the assistance of funding from SEEDA, and the support of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium. The project aims to provide clear advice and information to Action Plan published suppliers on what they will need to do to meet the challenge of increasingly strict Strategy development requirements brought about by ‗Sustainable Procurement‘. ENGAGING WITH SUPPLIERS Industry briefing In practice this means that the services provided through this Pilot Project are FREE for participating organisations. Objectives ―Charter‖ agreed with suppliers To enable Aerospace and Defence suppliers to understand what ‗Sustainable Procurement‘ means to them, what gaps exist in their knowledge and systems and what they can do to meet the challenge and exploit opportunities To assist selected suppliers with progress towards an Environmental Management System Background UK There is widespread acceptance of the need to take concerted and decisive action now if the effects of Climate Change are to be mitigated. LEADER The UK Government has opted to lead by example with plans to restructure its Sustainable Procurement procurement activities to include sustainability considerations at all steps of the process. Definition Government Department such as the MoD have had to take that on board and start making ―Sustainable Procurement is a changes. process whereby organisations meet their needs for goods, Challenging targets have been set by the MoD and, as a result, the drive towards services, works and utilities in ‗Sustainable Procurement‘ will impact significantly on every business that supplies a way that achieves value for directly or indirectly to the public sector. As a concept ‗Sustainable Procurement‘ is not money on a whole life basis in terms of generating benefits limited to the public sector and its supply chain, but is applicable to any organisation. not only to the organisation, but also to society and the Why join the project? economy, whilst minimising Following support from the MoD and a number of Aerospace & Defence Primes, including damage to the environment.‖ Rolls Royce, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, GE and H+S Aviation this pilot project offers Sustainable Procurement Task Force, primes and suppliers the following benefits: Procuring the Future, 2006 Project Managed by: Reduces supply chain risk (reputation, regulations, pollution etc) Development of relevant and realistic KPIs Drive innovation and opportunities for financial savings Demonstrates environmental credentials to customers If it’s about the bottom line... The Olive Consultancy, 2 Venture Road, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton, Hants, SO16 7NP ...talk to Olive! t: 02380 111440 f: 02380 111441 w: www.consultolive.com e: email@example.com 1 Aerospace & Defence supply chain Pilot Project Sustainable Procurement December 2007—March 2008 MoD targets The Project in practice by 2020 Climate change & energy: The Project will enable you to receive the following, FREE: Reduce CO2 emissions by 30% A comprehensive ‗Gap analysis‘, with recommendations identifying opportunities as (ref. 1999/2000) well as management of risk Carbon neutral by 2012 Increase energy efficiency per Assistance with the initial stages of an Environmental Management System, if relevant m2 by 30% (ref. 1999/2000) Sustainable consumption & Who should join? production: Suppliers in the Aerospace & Defence supply chain Reduce waste arisings by 25% (ref. 2004/2005) Suppliers to the MoD, or any other Public Sector organisation Increase recycling to 75% of waste Businesses concerned at rising resource costs Natural resource protection: Businesses concerned with satisfying increased demand for evidence of environmental Biodiversity – SSSIs performance Reduce water consumption by 25% (ref. 2004/2005) How to get involved? MoD may make ISO 14001 mandatory for all of its Contact us to find out more information suppliers. NOTE: Limited availability so contact us as soon as possible To find out more contact Philip Duddell BCom MEnvSci AIEMA Philip Duddell at The Olive Consultancy Project Leader T: 02380 111 440 t: +44(0)23 8011 1440 www.consultolive.com m: +44(0)7796 070228 e: firstname.lastname@example.org THE OLIVE CONSULTANCY LTD 2 Venture Road, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7NP References The supply chain OGC/DEFRA, Joint Notes on Environmental Issues in Purchasing, 2003 is only as strong as MoD, Sustainable Development Action Plan, 2007 the weakest link. HM Government, Securing the Future: delivering UK Sustainable Development strategy, 2005 Sustainable Procurement Task Force, Procuring the Future– Sustainable Procurement National Action Make sure it isn’t Plan: Recommendations from the Sustainable Procurement Task Force, 2006 HM Government, UK Government Sustainable Procurement Action Plan, 2007 you. If it’s about the bottom line... The Olive Consultancy, 2 Venture Road, Southampton Science Park, Chilworth, Southampton, Hants, SO16 7NP ...talk to Olive! t: 02380 111440 f: 02380 111441 w: www.consultolive.com e: email@example.com 2 Please RECYCLE this document! Save paper… and trees, and waste, and energy, and carbon!
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