SHIELD Scientific has become a Sedex member, joining the organisation in its latest commitment to social and environmental sustainability.
SHIELD Scientific is dedicated to being a responsible business, managing its operations and supply chain in a way that safeguards workers, communities and the environment.
Joining Sedex supports SHIELD Scientific's established ethical sourcing/CSR/sustainability programme. Sedex’s technology and services help companies such as SHIELD Scientific to source more responsibly.
The platform and solutions provided empower companies with the practical tools, data analysis and business insights needed to operate ethically, source sustainably, and work with suppliers to protect people and the environment.
SEDEX membership complements existing accreditations most notably ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 13485 (quality management for medical devices) and ISO 14001 (environmental management)
SHIELD Scientific will use Sedex technology and data tools to collaborate with our supplier chain and in more detail integrate risk assessment, audit and worksite data to better understand working conditions and drive positive impacts amongst direct or indirect stakeholders.
Managing Director, Cisco Robles, said: “Joining SEDEX represents an important milestone for the company and is a testament to all the hard work from the team over the last few months. We would also like to thank the auditors, Bureau Veritas, for their support and enabling us to reach the end of this important journey. SEDEX membership complements existing accreditations most notably ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 13485 (quality management for medical devices) and ISO 14001 (environmental management). Looking to the future, the SEDEX platform will enable us to build more robust systems throughout our supply chain to ensure that we meet the highest standards in social and environmental protection.”
CEO of Sedex, Jon Hancock, said: “Sedex is delighted to welcome SHIELD Scientific as a member. We welcome their commitment to responsible business, and look forward to supporting them to achieve their social and environmental sustainability goals.”