From the 1990’s in response to consumer concern over tropical forest population disturbance and wider deforestation, BREEAM began to encourage stakeholders to proactively mitigate associated risks.
BRE is now starting a consultation process to update the BES 6001 standard. Currently at version 3, BRE is planning to issue a version 3.1 before the end of the year. Existing certificate holders and any other interested parties have been invited to the kick off meeting on 12th May in Central London; anyone else … Continue reading “Time to review Responsible Sourcing”
BRE launched the first BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing (BES 6001) in October 2008 to meet industry and Government demand for a multi-sector and authoritative third party certified responsible sourcing scheme. The standard specifies requirements for organisational management, supply chain management and management of sustainability issues in order to allow an organisation to … Continue reading “Willmott Dixon and Sir Robert McAlpine Case study; Responsible Sourcing”