S U S TA I N A B I L I T Y
“The impact of creating and implementing our own sourcing model has been profound not only for the farmers but for our business and all those in our community” — Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop 78
employee since the Big Game
This could involve developing a
initiative was introduced. Without
framework for measuring social and
wanting to be too trite about it, helping
economic impact for your investments
people help themselves is much more
and efforts and then tracking how
sustainable and powerful.
business is directly and indirectly impacted as a result of such social
5.FIGURE OUT THE MEASURING AND MONITORING SYSTEM.
If you’re going it alone, you need to find a robust way of benchmarking the
6.MAINTAIN A LASER FOCUS ON CREATING SHARED VALUE.
outcomes of your model. Failing to do
Creating a sourcing model is not
so could cause more harm than good.
without its ups and downs and there