Leadership

How to Engage your Supply Chain with Sustainability

How to Engage your Supply Chain with Sustainability

How to Engage your Supply Chain with Sustainability

This course covers essential supply chain sustainability fundamentals, the compelling business case, common challenges in engagement, effective measurement and reporting methods, best practices for fostering supplier awareness, and actionable steps for immediate implementation.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Discover the essential strategies and practices to enhance supply chain sustainability in this 1-hour course.

Learn to develop robust engagement plans aligning suppliers with sustainability goals, improving data collection and ESG scores.

By focusing on actionable outcomes like creating comprehensive engagement strategies and implementing data-driven practices, participants will be equipped to drive meaningful improvements in supply chain sustainability, thereby strengthening ESG performance and fostering long-term business resilience.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

Sustainable supply chain management can lead to a reduction in carbon footprint by up to 22% for companies.

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The critical role of supply chain sustainability in meeting ESG reporting requirements and enhancing corporate reputation.

The strategic importance of supplier engagement in sustainability, including risk mitigation, cost efficiencies, and stakeholder trust.

Common challenges in supply chain sustainability engagement and best practices to overcome barriers.

Actionable plans to initiate and monitor sustainable engagement practices within their supply chains.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Engagement with Sustainability

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Engagement with Sustainability

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Engagement with Sustainability

Explore the significance of integrating sustainability into supply chain operations, focusing on ESG reporting requirements and strategic alignment with corporate goals.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a framework for assessing supplier engagement levels with sustainability initiatives, highlighting gaps and opportunities for improvement.

1

lessons to complete

14

min

Section duration

The Business Case

The Business Case

The Business Case

Explore the strategic advantages of integrating sustainability into supply chain practices, including enhanced brand reputation, operational resilience, and regulatory compliance.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a comprehensive engagement plan to educate and align supply chain partners with sustainability goals, fostering collaboration and commitment across all levels of the supply chain.

1

lessons to complete

16

min

Section duration

Addressing Common Issues in Supply Chain Sustainability

Addressing Common Issues in Supply Chain Sustainability

Addressing Common Issues in Supply Chain Sustainability

Identify and mitigate common challenges in implementing supply chain sustainability, such as resource constraints and compliance issues, through effective risk management strategies.

Actionable Outcome:

Conduct a risk assessment of supply chain sustainability challenges and propose actionable solutions to integrate sustainability across supplier networks.

1

lessons to complete

17

min

Section duration

Best Practices in Fostering Supplier Awareness and Engagement

Best Practices in Fostering Supplier Awareness and Engagement

Best Practices in Fostering Supplier Awareness and Engagement

Learn best practices for measuring, reporting, and enhancing supplier awareness of sustainability goals and performance metrics, fostering a collaborative and accountable supply chain ecosystem.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a supplier engagement plan incorporating best practices for sustainable procurement, performance monitoring, and continuous improvement initiatives.

1

lessons to complete

13

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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