By crossrohrer on May 31, 2007
Sun was honored for its corporate
responsibility program by Vodafone in this year's Global Supplier
Performance awards. Formally named the Vodafone Corporate
Responsibility (CR) Engagement Award, it is given in recongition of
Sun's commitment to Vodafone's Code of Ethical Purchasing and the
company's support of Vodafone's corporate responsibility activities.
The awards are driven and allocated based on the findings of Vodafone's Supplier Performance Management system. The system provides performance feedback from across the Vodafone group covering its six key supplier performance pillars of: Corporate Responsibility, financial stability, technical capability, delivery and quality of service as well as the strength of the commercial relationship. These performance measures form an intrinsic part of Vodafone's sourcing strategy development and execution.
In a press release from Vodafone, the managing director of Vodafone's Global Supply Chain said:
"These awards are designed to recognise where our suppliers have
demonstrated a spirit of true strategic partnership by understanding
Vodafone's needs then going the extra mile to deliver excellent service
and value. In today's competitive market place it is crucial to work
with partners that have a deep understanding of our business needs and