Social value and sustainable procurement policies: a statement by eCom Learning Solutions

By: Bob Little PR
DUNFERMLINE, Scotland - June 7, 2022 - PRLog -- In a move to bring its corporate responsibility policy into line with the latest social value and sustainable procurement policies of both the UK and Scottish Governments, Scotland's leading digital learning and assessment specialist has published the following statement: "eCom Learning Solutions pursues and promotes the highest standards of corporate responsibility and is committed to supporting five social value themes: COVID-19 Recovery; Wellbeing; Fighting Climate Change; Equal Opportunity, and Tackling Economic Inequality."

"The UK Government's 'Social Value Model' and similar policies, including those of the Scottish Government, provide outcomes-based approaches and frameworks for measuring social value that are critical to achieving desired policy outcomes," explained eCom's Managing Director, Wendy Edie.

COVID-19 Recovery

eCom continues to do all it can to aid the recovery of its employees and their families and, by extension, local communities, businesses and economies. This includes providing employment opportunities; up-skilling and re-skilling its workforce; implementing return-to-work and hybrid working policies; continuing its community engagement and support efforts; developing and implementing new ways of working, and supporting the health and needs of those affected by the pandemic.


eCom's wellness programme, 'eComLife', is geared towards encouraging health and vitality, maintaining quality of life and providing a positive working and living environment in which people can thrive. Community cohesion, which lies at the heart of what makes communities safe and strong, must be delivered by creating strong community networks based on the principles of trust and respect for diversity, and nurturing a sense of belonging and confidence in people and the communities in which they work and live.

Fighting climate change

Committed to combat climate change, eCom ( ( engages and collaborates with its many stakeholders to make a positive, sustainable environmental impact. This includes minimising its carbon footprint, investing in renewable energy and engaging with its people to maximise their collective impact on climate change and the company's operations.

eCom ensures its products and services use the least amount of electricity possible, while still ensuring reliability.

Equal opportunity

eCom believes that both success and innovation begin with inclusion. It strives to build a workplace where everyone understands the important relationship between health, work and disability. It also believes all work should be fair and decent - and everyone, regardless of where they live or the sector in which they work, should be able to benefit from high quality jobs and opportunities to advance their own careers and lives. This includes both a commitment to not using zero-hour contracts, and a commitment to pay Living Wages.

Tackling Economic Inequality

Social purpose is woven into eCom's fabric and values. Its vision is to help lower the unequal distribution of income and opportunity between different groups in society.

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