Using Data from the Tool to demonstrate supplier impact in the West Midlands

The University of Birmingham commissioned a Supplier Sustainability Report on behalf of the West Midlands University Procurement Group. Using data from the Tool the purpose of the report was to: Understand the positive contribution that HE suppliers to West Midlands universities have on sustainability and social value Explore the contribution of those suppliers to the…

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University of Manchester initiative using our NETpositive software is shortlisted for Guardian University Award

We were delighted to hear that the University of Manchester’s 10,000 Actions programme; the UK’s largest sustainability initiative for staff in HE and, which has our Staff Engagement software at its heart, has been shortlisted in the Sustainability Project category of the Guardian University Awards. Our online Staff Engagement Tool has enabled all staff to…

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Supplier Engagement Tool Information Session

The NETpositive Supplier Engagement tool (HE) has been recognised as the preferred choice for Universities in England.  43 Universities and 4 Purchasing Consortia are now using the tool and over 3500 suppliers have now been supported to create their own bespoke action plans for their business (for free!). The tool enables suppliers to develop a…

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NETpositive Futures at the AUPN Leaders’ Workshop – Melbourne

Jimmy is flying off to Australia this week to present a session at the AUPN Leaders’ Workshop in Melbourne. The workshop is taking place 19-20 April and Jimmy is presenting a case study on ‘How UK universities built sustainability into excellent procurement practice’. We are delighted to have an opportunity to share the story with…

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NWUPC Annual Conference – 4 April 2018

NWUPC Ltd will be holding its Annual Conference at The University of Manchester on 4 April 2018 and NETpositive Futures will be one of the exhibitors there. We will be happy to chat to, and answer questions from, current Supplier Engagement Tool users as well as anyone not yet using the Tool but thinking about…

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Attending In-procurement Live?

In-procurement LIVE brings together the In-tend community of Buyers and Suppliers and provides excellent networking and collaboration opportunities. This year the conference is taking place on Wednesday 28 March at The Principal Hotel, York and Sheri-Leigh will be presenting a session in the morning on how Higher Education is leading the way with its approach to…

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Celebrating businesses that ‘do good’ at the first University of Manchester Supplier Awards event

The University of Manchester has held its first ever awards ceremony to celebrate the responsible practices of its suppliers, as part of a major initiative to recognise and support businesses that want to work in more sustainable ways. Action plans created by 1,400 suppliers to the University using our Supplier Engagement Tool (HE) were used…

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