Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Supply chains

Fairness in trade and sustainable procurement means calling for responsible practices in relation to workers, environment and society to be followed by our suppliers.

Watch this animation which explains what supply chains are, what problems can exist in them, and how the University is striving to make its supply chains more socially responsible and sustainable.


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Map of mine in Africa to factory/processing in Asia to final electronics worldwide
Find out more about what we are doing to ensure fair trade and protection of human rights at the University.

Case studies and news

Read examples of good practice on ethical purchasing from around the University.