We’re incredibly proud to announce we have been shortlisted as a finalist at the World Procurement Awards 2020 in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
It’s all thanks to our work as the first company in foodservice to join the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, a ground-breaking initiative that sees corporate partners come together to do more with social enterprises. In the last year alone, we’ve worked with over 20 different social enterprises and making the shortlist is great recognition of the work we are doing.
Run by Procurement Leaders, the World Procurement Awards are the most celebrated and sough-after awards in procurement. These prestigious awards celebrate the initiatives, teams and people across the globe that are raising the benchmark for procurement excellence and pioneering the future of the function.
Ian Murphy, Managing Director, Foodbuy, said: “I’m incredibly proud that Foodbuy has been shortlisted at the World Procurement Awards for the second year running. These awards are the most celebrated awards in procurement and to be shortlisted in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility is great recognition of the work we’ve been doing to create meaningful social change. We truly believe that social enterprises are the future of great business, and we’re excited to see our efforts recognised on a global level”.
The 2020 World Procurement Awards saw a record number of entries from some of the most influential companies across more than 36 different countries. The winners will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, 5 November 2020.
All entries will now undergo a thorough three-stage judging process, ensuring complete transparency and guaranteeing the winners really are the best of the best. Adam Weisswasser, SVP of AngloGold Ashanti and a member of the World Procurement Awards judging panel commented: “It is clear to me that the future shines bright for procurement.”
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