Reports & Insights

Reports & Insights

  • Jul312020

    How the built environment sector can help deliver a sustainable recovery

    As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 crisis and continues to ease lockdown rules, the…

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  • Jul282020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: July Edition

    This month the team and I have been reflecting on the changes we are seeing…

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  • Jul282020

    Black Lives Matter for your business

    The deaths of George Floyd, Ahamud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked Black Lives Matter…

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  • Jul152020

    Protecting communities, supply chains and investment in a COVID-19 world – lessons from current scandals

    Stories of local lockdowns and COVID-19 outbreaks have stolen headlines, but increasingly the question is…

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  • Jul142020

    How ESG can maximise and protect value through a sustainable recovery

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability was already becoming a key topic for the financial…

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  • Jul072020

    Upcoming webinar: How the built environment sector can help deliver a sustainable recovery

    We are pleased to announce the second in our series of ESG webinars with leading…

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  • Jul032020

    Sancroft in the media: The Construction Index (June 2020)

    Our Director Dom de Ville was featured in an interview in The Construction Index warning…

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  • Jun302020

    Green recovery: Why resilience through the lens of sustainability is the only strategy

    This article was first published on Edie.  Business can never be the same again. If…

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  • Jun302020

    The future of fashion: Rethinking the post-Covid transition

    As we move away from brands’ initial responses to the coronavirus pandemic into longer term…

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  • Jun302020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: June Edition

    The killing of George Floyd has brought the Black Lives Matter movement into the spotlight…

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  • Jun292020

    Upcoming ESG webinar series

    We are excited to announce a series of five webinars we are hosting in partnership…

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  • Jun252020

    Plastics, packaging and waste reform: what next?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense businesses disruption in the UK and across the globe.…

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  • Jun192020

    Upcoming online event: How ESG can maximise and protect value through a sustainable recovery

    We are excited to announce the first of a series of webinars we are hosting…

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  • Jun152020

    The National Food Strategy and the impact of COVID-19

    Empty supermarket shelves during the current COVID-19 crisis have been a stark reminder of the…

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  • Jun032020

    Sancroft in the media: Packaging Scotland (June 2020)

    Hear from our Senior Consultant, Dom de Ville on why organisations must prepare for the…

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  • Jun032020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: May Edition

    May has seen the continuation of many themes we have been seeing over the past…

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  • Jun032020

    From Emergency to Emergence: Building Resilience for a Real Recovery

    Business can never be the same. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated changes, in a way…

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  • May292020

    Sancroft in the media: Foodservice Footprint (May 2020 – 2/2)

    See Foodservice Footprint for ‘Assume plastic plans are dead at your peril?’, an comment piece…

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  • May292020

    The economy may be weak, but the need to address plastics is as strong as ever

    The Covid-19 outbreak has caused the largest disruption to business in the UK since the…

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  • May282020

    Sancroft in the media: Construction Manager (May 2020)

    See Construction Manager for ‘Dealing with construction’s plastics time bomb’, an insight piece from Sancroft…

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  • May272020

    Your quick guide to Modern Slavery Reporting during Covid-19

    The UK Government has announced that firms currently working on their annual Modern Slavery Statement…

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  • May262020

    Sancroft in the media: Foodservice Footprint (May 2020 – 1/2)

    See Foodservice Footprint for ‘What’s on hold due to Covid?’, an insight piece from Nick…

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  • May192020

    A spotlight on corporate purpose during a time of crisis

    We hear more and more of how businesses are coping with the challenges brought by…

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  • May132020

    Sancroft in the media: New Food Magazine (May 2020)

    See New Food Magazine for ‘Plastic packaging tax: turning negatives into positives’, an insight piece…

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  • May062020

    Sancroft in the media: Dairy Industries International (May 2020)

    See pp. 23-34 for ‘The ticking clocks’, an insight piece from our Senior Consultant Dom…

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  • May012020

    Sancroft in the media: Rail Professional (May 2020)

    See pp. 63-67 of the May 2020 edition of Rail Professional for ‘Supply chain disruption’,…

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  • Apr282020
    Sancroft Monthly Insight April Edition 2020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: April Edition

    As expected, the month of April has brought with it significant challenge to many walks…

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  • Apr272020
    Sancroft Upcoming Event Plastics & Packaging

    Upcoming online event: plastics and packaging

    Following the success of our previous events on plastics, packaging and waste reform, Sancroft shall…

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  • Apr272020
    Sancroft ESG: The New. Normal For Wealth Preservation

    ESG: the new normal for wealth preservation

    History has taught us, time and again, that paradigm shifts tend to occur at an…

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  • Apr272020
    Sancroft Aligning With the TCFD

    Managing climate risk: aligning with the TCFD

    Over the past six months, investors have been “turning up the heat” on climate change,…

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  • Apr272020
    Sancroft From Opt-In to All-In

    From opt-in to all-in: Is corporate sustainability going mandatory?

    As we remain in our lockdown bunkers, I am sure most of us are conscientiously…

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  • Apr172020

    Sancroft in the media: Food Manufacture (April 2020)

    See Food Manufacture for ‘Plastics and packaging time-bomb: how should the food industry respond?’, an…

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  • Apr152020

    Sancroft in the media: Plastics in Packaging (April 2020)

    See p. 13 of the April edition of Plastics in Packaging for ‘The plastics packaging…

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  • Apr012020

    Sancroft in the media: Sustainable Plastics (April 2020)

    See pp. 26-27 for ‘What can industry do to prepare for the plastics in packaging…

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  • Mar252020

    Covid-19: Sancroft is here to support you

    These are unprecedented times and we all are faced with questions and challenges which would…

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  • Mar252020

    Sancroft monthly insight: March edition

    In preparing this month’s newsletter, we thought long and hard about the attention we should…

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  • Mar252020

    Human Rights Impact Assessments: how to get it right

    Amidst the growing consensus around the need for mandatory human rights due diligence – the…

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  • Mar252020

    Bursting the Carbon Bubble

    What are the risks and opportunities facing business and investors in a carbon-constrained future? This…

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  • Mar252020

    Sustainability in the construction sector

    The construction sector is a critical part of the UK economy. It directly employs over 2.3 million…

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  • Mar252020

    The Plastic Packaging Tax: everything you need to know

    After nearly a year of waiting for details to emerge, this month finally saw the…

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  • Mar242020

    Sancroft in the media: Personnel Today (March 2020)

    See Personnel Today for ‘Modern slavery: Why HR should be the champion for all workers’…

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  • Feb282020

    Sancroft in the media: Packaging News (February 2020)

    See Packaging News for ‘The financial time-bomb’, an insight piece from our Senior Consultant, Dom…

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  • Feb262020

    Sancroft monthly insight: February edition

    In the year that the UK leaves the European Union under a premise of being…

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  • Feb262020

    Sustainable supply chains: securing your competitive position

    For businesses who fail to take care over working conditions, the provenance of the products…

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  • Feb262020

    Four sustainability regulations to watch for 2020

    One of the principal challenges for any business which wants to improve their sustainability performance…

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  • Feb262020

    ESG reporting hits the mainstream: How to make yours stand out

    Attention to ESG has hit unprecedented levels among asset managers around the world in only…

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  • Feb262020

    The competitive advantage from sustainability for fashion businesses

    As the focus of the global fashion industry goes from London to Paris via Milan…

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  • Feb142020

    Sancroft in the media: Info Magazine (Winter 2020 Edition)

    See p. 47 of the Winter 2020 issue of Info Magazine for ‘Radical transparency’, a…

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  • Feb122020

    Sancroft in the media: CEO Today (February 2020)

    See the February 2020 issue of CEO Today for ‘Microsoft’s Carbon Negative Pledge: Is CSR…

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  • Feb072020

    Sancroft in the media: HR Zone (February 2020)

    See HR Zone for ‘The rise of employee activism: a defining issue for HR in…

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  • Jan312020

    Sancroft in the media: Governance Issue 305 (January 2020)

    See Issue 305 (January 2020) of Governance for ‘Governance in a glass box’, a piece…

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  • Jan292020

    Sancroft monthly insight: January 2020 Edition

    One of the biggest challenges that organisations face at the beginning of what some are…

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  • Jan292020

    Building a strategy for plastics and packaging

    The use and disposal of plastic will have a game-changing impact on all businesses who…

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  • Jan292020

    Transparency takeover and multiplying benchmarks – the business opportunity

    Business used to thrive based on what they kept secret, like supply chains and business…

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  • Jan292020

    How to unpick the plastic packaging problem

    Coca Cola’s recent announcement at Davos that it will continue to use single use plastic…

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  • Jan292020

    Biodiversity: growing focus for regulators and businesses

    Biodiversity is a topic that we can expect to hear much more of in the…

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  • Dec102019

    New packaging rules will require fundamental refocus of business models

    A panel comprising Judith Batchelar, director of brand at Sainsbury’s, Adrian Hawkes, policy director of…

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  • Dec062019

    Plastics and packaging | From disruption to business opportunity: A blueprint for business transformation

    Businesses who use or produce significant amounts of plastic packaging are now faced with new…

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  • Dec062019

    Plastics and packaging | Unpacking the savings in a game-changing landscape for business

    Plastic is a valuable material and critical to the success of many businesses. However, rapidly…

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  • Nov132019

    New Shocks, Better Solutions: Beating disruption with stronger, more responsible supply chains

    Business is facing a time of great disruption to supply chains – and great opportunity.…

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  • Nov082019

    Lessons from the experts – secrets to success in supply chain sustainability from our panel event

    If you want more effective supply chains, you need to build in more responsible solutions…

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  • Oct312019

    Stakeholders increasingly reward sustainable supply chains – and expect regenerative approaches

    Sustainable supply chains are increasingly recognised as critical to enhancing business success, not just a…

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  • Oct302019

    Fighting Modern Slavery: renewed momentum and growing business impact

    Earlier this month was Anti-Slavery Day, and we are seeing signs of many actors –…

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  • Oct162019

    World Food Day 2019 – Back to the Future?

    The global food system is at a crossroads faced with the challenge of feeding the…

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  • Sep262019

    New Shocks, Better Solutions: Beating disruption with stronger, more responsible supply chains

    Business is facing a time of greater scrutiny and disruption to their supply chains –…

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  • Sep192019

    Creating the systemic change business needs: The CEO-Investor discussion

    Last Tuesday I was delighted to host a discussion with David Blood, the co-founder and…

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  • Sep022019

    Zero Waste Week | Electronics, Vaping and Razor Blades

    The world is becoming a more circular place, in that it’s no longer enough to…

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  • Aug012019

    Sustainability in planning and development: reduce costs and future proof

    Do we really need to think about sustainability before submitting planning applications? Not the question…

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  • Jul122019

    Five key takeaways from the Government’s response to the Modern Slavery Act review

    This week, the UK Government published its response to the recommendations outlined in the review…

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  • Jun262019

    Making the Ethical Grade: From Transparency to Action on Modern Slavery

    The UK’s 2015 Modern Slavery Act (MSA) is rightly seen as a ground-breaking piece of…

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  • May202019

    The Sancroft-Tussell Report | Eliminating Modern Slavery in Public Procurement

    In 2017/18, the government spent around £284 billion buying goods, services and works from external…

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  • Apr242019

    The Future of the Fight on Food Waste

    Stop Food Waste Day on 24th April 2019 will be greeted by more food waste…

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