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What is supplier innovation? In today’s rapidly changing business environment, companies increasingly rely on their suppliers to drive innovation. Supplier innovation involves leveraging the expertise within a business’s supply chain to enhance its innovation capacity and performance. By collaborating with suppliers, businesses can address challenges more effectively and accelerate the development of new solutions.  ...

3 REASONS TO INVEST IN FACE-TO-FACE EVENTS (2)

At the heart of building a sustainable and responsible future, it’s not just about you; it’s about sparking a movement with your partners—your suppliers.  That’s why we’ve championed the concept of supplier days, events that aren’t just about gathering but about breaking the mould, igniting conversations, and crafting solutions that matter. Dive into how these...

Unlocking success: Three key benefits of supplier engagement

In the dynamic landscape of modern business, the relationships between companies and their suppliers play a crucial role in determining success. Supplier engagement is not merely a transactional process but a strategic partnership that can yield numerous advantages for both parties involved. Let’s explore three key benefits of supplier engagement that can contribute to the...

f2f supplier events

In this era of virtual connectivity and digital experiences, the relevance of in-person events remains a burning question. There’s no doubt that the best supplier event programme is one that combines both virtual and in-person experiences to leverage the strengths of both formats. Regardless, the investment that hosting an in-person event requires means that we...

Scope 3 3

Industry has moved beyond simply engaging and educating suppliers as a prerequisite for reaching carbon emissions targets required by 2025.  Leading climate scientists provide globally understood sustainable obligations which are becoming increasingly mandated and necessary.  Consequently while, universally, manufacturers’ goals may be aligned, communication and engagement with suppliers needs to be equally in sync throughout...

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  Pfizer, one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, is on a journey to become Net Zero by 2040. To achieve this, they must communicate their sustainability targets to their supplier ecosystem and encourage their suppliers to adopt sustainable practices within their own processes.    Working closely with Supplier Day, Pfizer hosted a virtual supplier summit...

Virtual Event & Webinars

Virtual Events and Webinars - Two popular forms of online events hosted by organisations and their Procurement functions, but how are they different and which will deliver higher levels of supplier alignment and buy-in? Recognising the limitations of their previous webinars, PharmaCo - one of the world’s large pharmaceutical organisations - hosted a virtual supplier summit in a strategic effort to communicate their sustainability targets to their suppliers and foster a two-way dialogue. Their goal was to move their supplier away from simply advocating sustainable practices to actively making impactful changes.

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Over the years Siemens Procurement have explored the many benefits of working with their suppliers as they endeavour to create real value through their big impact initiatives. And now they are launching their biggest sustainability-based supplier engagement to date - Accelerate Together. Geared towards generating growth and inspiring innovation, this event was their first step in accelerating change so that, in unity with their supply chain partners, they can strive towards their vision for a brighter and more sustainable future.

Jens & James (Siemens)

Over the years Siemens Procurement have explored the many benefits of working with their suppliers as they endeavour to create real value through their big impact initiatives. And now they are launching their biggest sustainability-based supplier engagement to date - Accelerate Together. Geared towards generating growth and inspiring innovation, this event was their first step in accelerating change so that, in unity with their supply chain partners, they can strive towards their vision for a brighter and more sustainable future.