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Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

Sustainability and Supply Chain

Equans has established its IMPACT Charter, following on from the Responsible Business Charter used by the business since 2018. The Charter centres on seven key commitments, underlining the company’s commitment to operate to the highest economic, social and environmental standards.

The Charter provides the framework for our commitments around responsible supply chain management. It ensures transparency and accountability on critical issues including, speed of supplier payments, supply chain environmental performance, supply chain diversity and social value. The ISO 20400 drives the focus for our procurement strategy and how we engage with our supply chain.

Why a Partner?

Equans believes the school offers opportunity for collaboration and sharing of sustainable practice amongst its members. The school offers a wide range of training opportunities internally as well as for our supply chain (modern slavery, no life at risk, carbon, circular economy). The supply chain school provides a focus upon the key issues that companies and their supply chains need to prioritise.

“As a responsible business, procuring goods and services in a sustainable and ethical way is at the heart of our procurement strategy. Sustainability at Equans is driven through close collaboration with our supply chain, and through developing a deep understanding of the true capabilities and capacity of their businesses and objectives. Working in this way, we can drive sustainable solutions in to our bids and projects and deliver a smarter and more compelling solutions for our clients. Sustainability goes together with our drive for innovation in our service and product delivery. For Equans, sustainable procurement is about differentiation and competitive advantage not just compliance.”
Jonathan Sims, Chief Procurement Officer - UK and Ireland