Performance on Responsible Supply Chain
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2014 Commitment Status Update on Progress We will continue to raise awareness of sustainability considerations when making investment decisions On track Sustainability considerations are an intrinsic part of our investment decisions. During 2014, we evaluated companies that we acquired using sustainability criteria covering social, environmental and human rights themes We will use a more specific set of criteria which feature in procurement decisions On track We have begun to evaluate companies that we acquire on their sustainability management systems and processes. We will further develop sustainability criteria in our supplier assessment processes following the appointment of a new Sustainability Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain Pilot a more comprehensive and transparent screening program for global suppliers in 2014, setting new minimum thresholds for sustainability performance Behind schedule We will pilot our refreshed screening criteria for global suppliers, which include revised minimum thresholds for sustainability performance, following the appointment of a Sustainability Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain
- Pilot a more comprehensive and transparent screening program for global suppliers in 2015, setting new minimum thresholds for sustainability performance
- We will further reinforce sustainability considerations as part of our program to update and strengthen our investment decision-making at the corporate level
- We will continue to conduct sustainability assessments of companies as part of our due diligence process for business acquisitions