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Sustainable Procurement Charter

The Sustainable Procurement Charter is a voluntary charter which was developed in conjunction with industry and is based on a set of sustainable…

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The Sustainable Procurement Charter is a voluntary charter which was developed in conjunction with industry and is based on a set of sustainable procurement principles. The aim is to work with industry to embed the principles of sustainable procurement into acquisition and through life management practices within the MOD and its supply chain. This will involve:

  • Educating all layers of the supply chain
  • Improving decision making
  • Developing sustainable procurement performance measures
  • Improving procurement processes and tools

As at February 2011 the following MOD suppliers, together with 2 Defence Trade Associations, have signed the charter:

  • Babcock International Group PLC
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • BT Group PLC
  • CAE (UK) PLC
  • Capgemini
  • Cobham PLC
  • European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS)
  • Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS - now part of Hewlett-Packard)
  • Finmeccanica (includes AgustaWestland, Selex Communications Ltd S.p.A and Selex Galileo S.p.A)
  • Fujitsu Ltd
  • General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited (GD UK)
  • GE Aviation
  • International Business Machines Corp (IBM)
  • KBR (Kellogg, Brown & Root)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Logica PLC
  • Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited
  • MBDA
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • QinetiQ Group plc
  • Raytheon Company
  • Remploy Ltd
  • Rolls-Royce Group PLC
  • Roxel (UK) Ltd
  • Serco Group PLC
  • Thales UK
  • Ultra Electronics

Trade Associations: Defence Manufacturers Association (DMA) - now AeroSpace Defence Security (ADS) - and the National Defence Industries Council (NDIC)