Other useful resources

Other useful sustainability & social value resources:


GOV.UK Guidance on environmental sustainability agreements:

Guidance on the application of the Chapter I provision of the Competition Act 1998 to environmental sustainability agreements between businesses operating at the same level of the supply chain. Guidance on environmental sustainability agreements – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)


Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV) is a platform specifically designed for climate-leading customers of the shipping industry to undertake high impact initiatives that accelerate the transition to zero-emission maritime shipping.

coZEV – coZEV

Healthcare Ocean:

We aim to conserve and protect coastal and marine ecosystems through minimising harm resulting from the procurement and delivery of healthcare whilst increasing awareness of the benefits to human health and wellbeing from healthy seas, coasts, and waterways.

Oceanic And Human Health | NHS Ocean (healthcareocean.org)

CDP Disclosure, Insight, Action:

CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investorscompaniescitiesstates and regions to manage their environmental impacts. Over the past 20 years we have created a system that has resulted in unparalleled engagement on environmental issues worldwide. Find out more about how we work. Home – CDP

Social Value

GOV.UK Modern Slavery Assessment Tool:

The MSAT is a modern slavery risk identification and management tool. This tool has been designed to help public sector organisations work in partnership with suppliers to improve protections and reduce the risk of exploitation of workers in their supply chains. It also aims to help public sector organisations understand where there may be risks of modern slavery in the supply chains of goods and services they have procured. Public sector organisations are encouraged to use the MSAT with existing suppliers.

PPN 02/23: Tackling Modern Slavery in Government Supply Chains:

This guidance sets out how UK Government departments must take action to ensure modern slavery risks are identified and managed in government supply chains.

PPN 02/23: Tackling Modern Slavery in Government Supply Chains – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

PPN 03/23: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ):

This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) updates the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and accompanying statutory guidance and replaces PPN 08/16.

PPN 03/23: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Challenges, solutions, and future directions for implementing sustainability in the cardiac catheterization lab.

Sustainability in the Cath Lab: The Next 5 Years – Cardiac Interventions Today (citoday.com)