Shining a light on slavery on International Women’s Day with Anti-Slavery International

Image courtesy of Anti-Slavery International 40.3 million people living in slavery Women and girls account for 71 per cent these That’s one in every 130 women around the world One in every 130 women around the world are in some form of slavery – I could not believe these figures …

The Sourcing Team are delighted to become certified B Corp building on our ethical and sustainable heritage

The Sourcing Team is now part of a community of over 3,400 businesses globally who have certified as B Corps. The UK B Corp community has over 330 companies and include well-known brands such as The Guardian, innocent, Patagonia, The Body Shop, and organic food pioneers Abel & Cole. We …

Global Woman’s Business Enterprise of the Year – Gill Thorpe – CEO, The Sourcing Team

I was delighted to be presented with the Global Woman’s Business Enterprise of the Year at this year’s WEConnect International Gala run as a two-day virtual event for the first time.  It brought a much-needed bit of positive news to all at The Sourcing Team and was doubly exciting as …

Found yourself suddenly working from home – top tips from regular homeworkers

Working from home and keeping your morale up during this challenging time #COVID-19 Over the years we have been seeing a growth in homeworking but clearly, with these unprecedented times with COVID-19 companies have had to find solutions to protect their staff, customers and partners and with the Government advice …

#EachforEqual the theme for International Woman’s Day 2020 – An equal world is an enabled world

Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world. Every year I love to engage …

WEConnect Europe Conference 2019

  Another wonderful WEConnect Conference – the place to meet corporations who are leading the way in driving gender diversity in the supply chain or those who are starting out on their diversity journey and want to learn from industry peers, understand best practice and pick up tips in driving their own …

Working with Macmillan to bring cashless giving technology into World’s Biggest Coffee Morning kits.

  The Sourcing Team are delighted to work with Macmillan Cancer Support to include cashless giving mechanism within a large proportion of fundraising kits for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – providing a low cost, scalable mechanism that can be used to offer cashless giving at supporters’ own events. The Macmillan …