Sedex broadcasts new Chief Know-how Officer and new technique to drive provide chain ESG

London, 15 February 2023 – Main sustainability information and expertise firm Sedex is delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Heritage as Chief Know-how Officer.

Heritage joins as Sedex launches a brand new technique to drive progress in provide chain sustainability and ESG (atmosphere, social and governance) efficiency. As firms face mounting strain to show long-term resilience and sustainable worth creation, having credible provide chain information and clever evaluation instruments are more and more important.

Ross Heritage, Sedex

Heritage is a longtime chief in expertise and product, with a profitable observe file of delivering expertise transformation in high-growth companies. His 23-year profession spans monetary, medical, client and media fields, together with Chief Know-how Officer roles at Pharmaspectra and Acuris, plus technology-centred roles on the BBC.

Heritage will probably be instrumental in delivering Sedex’s high-quality expertise to assist companies in making world provide chains extra socially and environmentally sustainable.

Jon Hancock, Chief Government Officer at Sedex, says: “Ross brings deep information in tech and information operations, main multi-disciplinary departments, and delivering product programmes. Information and expertise are highly effective enablers of provide chain sustainability – Ross’s expertise in expertise transformation will allow Sedex to leverage this energy and ship the options that companies so urgently want to fulfill their targets. We’re thrilled to welcome him to our Government Workforce as we launch our new technique.”

Ross Heritage, Chief Know-how Officer at Sedex, says: “I’m excited to hitch Sedex at such a pivotal second for the corporate and for sustainability extra broadly. We all know our prospects recognise the worth of revolutionary expertise and correct insights – I imagine Sedex’s funding in these will assist them to attain demonstrable enchancment. I stay up for constructing options that allow real progress throughout provide chains globally.”

Sedex’s bold new technique builds on the corporate’s established strengths of site-specific and scalable information instruments, an built-in information platform, and provide chain evaluation instruments.

Reaching 75,000 members in 2022, Sedex will develop their world attain to assist extra companies draw insights and drive enchancment deeper into provide networks. By distinctive information, accessible instruments, and companies that make it simpler for companies to constantly enhance their ESG outcomes, Sedex will turn out to be a important companion for provide chain sustainability.

This may embody delivering actionable social and environmental information insights, a dynamic suite of evaluation instruments, and a data-backed scores answer to assist companies make extra knowledgeable choices. This work has already begun, with Sedex rebuilding their core platform and reviewing the SMETA audit to enhance difficulty detection and assist extra measurable outcomes. The corporate may even develop their consultancy companies, provider providing, and capabilities of different current merchandise.

To ship this growth of expertise and progress, and higher meet companies’ wants, Sedex will probably be in search of funding. Uncover extra concerning the firm’s thrilling plans on the Xplore Sustainability convention in London on 22-23 March 2023.

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About Sedex 
Sedex is a world-leading expertise firm offering information, insights {and professional} companies to enhance sustainability in provide chains. Our platform, instruments, and companies make it less complicated for companies to handle and enhance environmental, social and governance (ESG) efficiency and meet their sustainable provide chain targets.  

Sedex has almost 20 years of experience and gives end-to-end provide chain options for all companies, together with SMETA, our world-leading audit. We work with a group of 75,000 companies throughout 35 various sectors globally, together with a number of the world’s most recognisable manufacturers similar to Reckitt, Nestlé, Molson Coors, Yum! Manufacturers, Marks & Spencer, and John Lewis Partnership (JLP). Go to our web site for extra info.