Arup and Marks & Spencer among line up for 5th APRES conference

The focus for the next APRES conference on responsible sourcing, is managing risk and enhancing reputation. The event will be held in central London at The Building Centre on Tuesday 24 November, and features an outstanding range of speakers from key organisations in the supply-chain including clients, designers, contractors and third sector organisations.

This year, we are delighted that Responsible Solutions are our headline sponsor; they will be showcasing a new risk app, developed with Loughborough University as part of the ethical sourcing project AESOP.

Please book your place now through the CIRIA website:…/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=E15230

APRES to create a new ethical sourcing portfolio

The APRES team are fast completing new resources on ethical sourcing, aimed at a range of industry stakeholders. A new design guide is available to download here. An update to the popular Little Book of Responsible Sourcing and risk tools will follow in early 2016. The project has been undertaken in collaboration with Crossrail, Responsible Solutions and McClelland Media. Read more in this Construction Manager article. For further information about AESOP, please visit theRelated Research page. For a general overview of the subject, this Raconteur piece published in The Sunday Times in June 2015 features project lead Professor Glass, and Ian Nicholson, from Responsible Solutions.