Global Industry Award Win for UK based epi Consulting

PUBLISHED: 16:46 05 June 2014

London and Cheltenham-based epi Consulting have won a prestigious, global Procurement Leaders Award in the category of 'Best Procurement Service Provider' at the annual Procurement Leaders Awards ceremony held in London on Tuesday evening.

Working with clients to reduce their carbon emissions through re-structuring their supply chains and innovating their production processes, epi deliver increased efficiency and the integration of sustainable business solutions for a range of clients in different industry sectors.

Recent work has focused on collaboration with BT to establish and manage their very successful Better Future Supplier Forum where key suppliers work towards the integration of more sustainable business solutions. With epi Consulting’s guidance, BT’s participant suppliers have delivered operational carbon savings of over 25,000 tonnes CO2 per annum, annual saving over £3.4m, reduction of solid waste by 15%, total energy consumption by 5% and total water consumption by 7%.

John Spear, Managing Director of epi Consulting says “Myself and the team at epi are absolutely delighted to have won this very prestigious industry award which is in recognition of the consistent high level of service delivered to our clients.”

Dr. Glenn Edwards, Head of Supplier Excellence for BT Procurement says “Under the leadership of John Spear, epi Consulting worked with us as an integral part of our team to develop, trial, roll out and deliver the Better Future Supplier Forum which has recently been recognised by the Quest Forum as a world leading sustainability initiative”.

The Procurement Leaders Global Awards are the most celebrated and sought after awards in procurement, representing the best initiatives, individuals and companies across the world. They reward the collective efforts of individuals and teams and are a vindication of the hard work, innovation and dedication of those at the forefront of this dynamic global profession.

The judges commented as epi were declared the winner in this very competitive category “The highly experienced epi team uses a professional and structured approach to all projects” and that “the judges had been impressed by epi’s strong bottom line and corporate social responsibility impact.”

The epi Consulting senior management team each have more than 20 years experience and a successful track record of working with major industry players, many of them in the FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies.

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