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Choosing sustainable partners

Building a sustainable supply chain helps to improve reputation, reduce production waste, improve cost efficiencies and reduce the impact your business makes on the planet.

Be informed: becoming part of a circular economy

A circular economy could help tackle climate change and biodiversity loss, address important social needs, and improve your resilience and business credentials.

Watch our film to discover what a circular economy means for business and why now is the time to move towards a waste-free future.

Be informed: building your own supply chain

Every SME can take simple steps towards sustainability. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing straight away. 

Watch our film and discover why it’s good business to understand the sustainable credentials of the organisations you partner with. 

Be inspired: insights on the circular economy

Matt Appleby, a consultant and co-founder of Grow Social Capital, shares his expertise and insight on the subject of business, climate change and making better choices. 

Matt works with organisations to help them understand, embed and share the positive impact they can have on people and places.

Be successful: choosing sustainable partners

From finding like-minded businesses to connect with, to helping existing partners become more sustainable, there are many ways to embed positive change in your supply chain.

In this podcast, we talk to three highly accomplished business leaders about building a sustainable supply chain. Sara Roberts, CEO of Healthy Nibbles; Zoe Arnold-Bennett, co-founder of Shed 1 Distillery; and Tracy Watkins, the designer behind Coterie Leather Bags, discuss their strategies for selecting partners to work with.

For more insights on climate change and guidance on the race to net zero, visit the Royal Bank of Scotland Business Hub.

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