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Report

Sustainable, transparent supply chains: How well are German companies prepared for the Supply Chain Act?

This joint study with the BME explores how well German companies are currently prepared for implementing the due diligence and reporting requirements of the Supply Chain Act. What are the main challenges companies are seeing?

Webinars

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The Lieferkettengesetz – Adopted by parliament: What you need to know

  • Changes & clarifications in the final draft bill
  • A closer look at liability & sanctions, scope of application & applicability and documentation
  • Timeline: What are the next steps?

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The Lieferkettengesetz: A closer look from a legal & business perspective

  • What do affected companies and SMEs need to know now?
  • What challenges do procurement and legal teams face? 
  • A close look at the current draft bill – legal and business questions answered

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The Lieferkettengesetz - AND ACTION! Guidance for concrete implementation in the company 

  • What are the tasks of the legal department, purchasing department & Co.
  • What is a realistic roadmap and timeline to entry into force?
  • What software & tools can you use to support this?

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The Lieferkettengesetz: Compliance Checklist for Successful and Legally Compliant Implementation

  • The basics of the LkSG: scope of application and requirements
  • Monitoring, measures and reporting: What does the legislator stipulate and what are the compliance challenges?
  • How your company is ideally positioned for the LkSG

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The German Supply Chain Act: Implications for your business and learnings for an EU regulation

  • The basics: Who is affected and what are the requirements?
  • Practice: How can the requirements be successfully implemented into your business?
  • Q&A: Your legal and operational questions answered

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The Lieferkettengesetz: Impact of an EU Directive on your company and the German Supply Chain Act

  • What scope and requirements does the proposal for the EU Directive contain?
  • What are the implications of an EU Directive for the German Supply Chain Act?
  • What do you now need to consider when implementing the German Supply Chain Act?

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The Net-Zero challenge: Procurement's vital role in climate action

  • Why are scope 3 emissions crucial to meeting net-zero targets?
  • What climate action measures are companies taking?
  • How can procurement contribute to a carbon-neutral future?

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The Swiss Supply Chain Act: Scope, requirements and implementation

  • Who does it apply to and who is exempt?
  • What are the requirements for the affected companies?
  • How can the IntegrityNext solution support you in the implementation?

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The essential success factors to meet your sustainability goals

  • Latest sustainability research by Procurement Leaders
  • 5 tips for a best-in-class sustainability strategy by Nick Heine, IntegrityNext
  • First-hand CPO insights by Markus Mirgeler, Clariant

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Procurement & sustainability – why tech is the smartest bet

  • Driving sustainable procurement using smart tech
  • Integrating sustainability into systems & processes
  • First-hand insights from our customers OSRAM and Swiss Re

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Enriching SAP Ariba solutions with IntegrityNext sustainability data

  • How to enrich SAP Ariba with sustainability data
  • How does the IntegrityNext integration into SAP Ariba work?
  • Showcasing Integration best practices

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How to ensure supplier sustainability & compliance (German)

  • How to meet sustainability demands from all stakeholders
  • Integrating sustainability and compliance in procurement
  • How to digitize and automate the process
FEATURED

Driving Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Who is making demands, what challenges do procurement teams face and how can you tackle them?

A starter guide to approaching sustainability in the supply chain by taking a tech-anabled approach with IntegrityNext.

Case Studies

Case Study

How DMG MORI uses digitization to strengthen sustainability in the supply chain

As one of the world‘s leading manu-facturers of machine tools, DMG MORI pushes digitization on all levels. The company uses IntegrityNext to drive supply chain sustainability and automate procurement processes.

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How Swisslog delivers future-proof solutions by committing to supply chain sustainability

With the IntegrityNext solution, Swisslog ensures a sustainable supply chain, which in turn has a positive impact on the value chains of its customers. Learn how Swisslog works with IntegrityNext.

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How Swiss Re uses IntegrityNext to enable their Vendor Development Program

A leading provider of reinsurance, Swiss Re drives sustainability in all its activities. In procurement, the sustainability journey starts with achieving transparency about ESG performance in the supply chain.

KSW: Driving supply chain sustainability in Swiss public healthcare

KSW uses the IntegrityNext solution to extend the values and high standards it is led by to the supply chain and practice a responsible sourcing culture that takes industry standards and sustainability criteria into account.

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Werbemittelagentur Hagemann: Setting new sustainability standards in the merchandising industry

Werbemittelagentur Hagemann started as a supplier on the Integrity-Next platform and now uses the solution to involve its own suppliers in the development of sustainable end products that meet customer demands.

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Evotec: IntegrityNext as part of Evotec's "Sustainability in procurement" operation

Evotec is a leading drug discovery company. Learn about the company's roadmap to sustainability in procurement that includes multiple steps over the course of 2021, and integrates the IntegrityNext solution.

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White Papers

White Paper

Lieferkettengesetz: Requirements and implementation with IntegrityNext

In this white paper we show how German companies can implement the requirements from the Supply Chain Act using the IntegrityNext solution.

Strategy Report

Building a procurement sustainability programme

How to improve conditions in the supply chain and provide additional value to the business? This report highlights how leading companies work with suppliers, set up their teams, and maximise their resources

White Paper

The Swiss Supply Chain Act (VSoTr): Scope, requirements & implementation

In this white paper we show how Swiss companies can implement the requirements from the Swiss Supply Chain Act using IntegrityNext.

White Paper

The rising tide of regulatory: Procurement's duty to act

In this whitepaper we take a look at the current regulatory landscape in the area of sustainability, sustainability issues in the supply chain and what this means for procurement.

White Paper

(External) Improving sourcing decisions – not only in turbulent times

This whitepaper highlights best-in-class solutions that solve some of the most pressing strategic tasks of procurement. Learn how to add value by making smart tech investments.

White Paper

What you should know about CSR, compliance & sustainability

In this white paper jointly written with riskmethods, we explore the impact of reputational risks on businesses and how many can stem from a lack of compliance within the supply chain.

 

White Paper

Driving sustainability in the supply chain

Learn why sustainability practices in the supply chain matter now more than ever, what challenges this poses for procurement and how to tackle them with IntegrityNext.

Articles

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5 tips for a best-in-class sustainability program

How can you take your sustainability efforts to the next level and lead the way in corporate responsibility? How can (any why must) procurement contribute to the sustainability strategy?

Article

What does the "Lieferkettengesetz" mean for German companies?

Unless at least 50% of the companies surveyed meet the NAP requirements, the German "Lieferkettengesetz" is not far off. What does this mean for German companies?

Article

The role of trust in COVID-19 recovery

In the recovery phase of the pandemic, trust will be crucial to driving economic rebound. We believe that procurement can help in building this trust by investing in transparent, sustainable supply chains.

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5 reasons why we need to focus on sustainability not despite but because of the crisis

Sustainability isn't off the agenda because of corona. Here's why holding onto our sustainability targets is crucial during the crisis.

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Are on-site audits a thing of the past?

The corona pandemic is forcing us all to rethink. Making the switch to digital offers short-term relief and long-term benefits that make us more resilient for future crises. How does this affect auditing?

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6 good reasons to invest in supply chain sustainability

Supply chain sustainability is a well that is still too often untapped, but bares great potential to foster change on many levels. Read why you should invest in the sustainability of your supply chain.

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"The new normal" makes supplier compliance a moving target

In the current turmoil, it's easy to fall out of compliance. However, staying on top of regulations is as important as ever.

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International CSR regulations that affect German companies

Supply chains are usually international at the first tier. As a result, many German companies are not only confronted with German CSR legislation, but also have to comply with international CSR laws.

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What the German CSR Directive 2014/95/EU means for companies

The implementation of the CSR Directive in Germany legally only applies to large, listed companies - nevertheless small and medium-sized companies are also directly affected.

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Procurement in 2019: Sustainability will become a strategic imperative

Sustainability is no longer nice to have, it's a strategic imperative for businesses in all sectors. Procurement needs to navigate confidently through increasing regulations and heightened consumer awareness.

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Leveraging the power of social media to increase transparency and identify risk

How can social media screening be used to identify your critical suppliers and issue early warnings and risk alerts?

News & Press Releases

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IntegrityNext among the Spend Matters 50 to Know

Each year the 50 Providers to Know list recognizes the best-in-class companies in the procurement and supply chain market. IntegrityNext is among the top 50 industry-leading solutions for procurement in 2021.

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BME and IntegrityNext publish report German Supply Chain Act

A joint survey shows how well German companies are prepared for the new Supply Chain Act coming into force on January 1, 2023.

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IntegrityNext receives "DMG Mori Partner Award 2021"

IntegrityNext has been honored by DMG MORI, a leading global manufacturer of machine tools, with the "DMG MORI Partner Award 2021" for outstanding performance and innovation in the area of sustainability.

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IntegrityNext named a Gartner Cool Vendor

We're officially cool! In the Cool Vendor reports, Gartner recognizes companies that offer innovative and impactful products or services. IntegrityNext made the list in Sourcing Technology.  

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IntegrityNext is now an official SAP Silver Partner

IntegrityNext partners with SAP to provide procurement teams with streamlined access to supplier sustainability and compliance data within the SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance solution.

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IntegrityNext adds Carbon Footprint Assessment

The IntegrityNext supply chain sustainability solution is now extended by a new carbon footprint assessment that enables companies to track and report on supply chain emissions to aid corporate climate action.  

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