Origem advises and guides your company implementing a sustainable sourcing strategy

Today, having a sustainable and traceable sourcing strategy is both a strength and a competitive advantage. Tomorrow, it will be the norm: requirements related to traceability and social and environmental production conditions of raw materials will be as important as quality and prices.

Our mission: Fulfill companies’ sourcing ambitions by bringing them closer to local solutions.

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Know-how

Origem works together with management, as well as purchase and sustainable development departments in order to strengthen the responsible dimension of sourcing strategy.
Our approach combines strategic analysis and local investigation. We will support you from awareness raising to implementation and we provide:

A deeper understanding

of sustainability issues throughout the value chain in primary sourcing regions, enabling better risk and opportunities management in supplier countries.

Sourcing solutions

Responsible and competitive solutions with the best local partners, throughout the supply chain: we suggest where, how, why and who partnering with.

Reliability guarantee

based on the most relevant standards and certification schemes.

A unique story

to share on the origin of raw materials, and on the advantages of integrating it into a brand and company strategy.

Our solutions

Our benchmark projects

  • Strategic assessment of CSR risks and opportunities related to the supply of a raw material

  • Field research of opportunities for responsible raw materials supply

  • Assessment of product and organization performances (environmental footprints, lifecycle assessment, carbon footprint) and support towards eco-design

  • Assessment of environmental and socio-economic externalities

  • Suppliers performance assessment

  • Support for a CSR strategy development

  • Review of the CSR communication credibility

  • CSR risks and opportunities assessment in investment projects

Case studies

Publications

TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE LEATHER SOURCING

January 2017 – Discover the conclusions reached during the « Smart Sourcing Leather Workshop », organized with the Kering Group aiming at developing sustainable leather supply chains.

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About

Origem wants to embody the companies’ shift towards models that will transcend Human and Nature’s strength. In Portuguese, Origem means “origin” and it reminds us of the early days of products.

We met working for the Sustainable Department of a large consulting firm. Our common beliefs and our will to embrace a local field-oriented approach led us to creating Origem.

Origem is integrated within a rich ecosystem where experts can be mobilized quickly (strategy consulting firms, environmental and biodiversity assessment consulting companies, social auditors, environmental organizations).

Emilie Floc'h
Emilie Floc'hCo-founder
For Emilie, a curious, imaginative and pragmatic engineer, sustainable development is a wonderful driver for innovation and growth. For 8 years, she worked as a consultant in CSR and sustainable development. Along with being a technical expert, Emilie was also a project manager and a team leader in charge of complex projects.
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Camille Rojot
Camille RojotCo-founder
Always ready to listen and driven, Camille is passionate about Human-Nature synergies. She worked for 8 years in the CSR field both as technical expert and as a project manager. All along her carrier she focused on developing responsible products especially in the farming and food sectors.
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WE BELIEVE: THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO PRODUCE WHILE RESPECTING NATURE AND HUMANS ∗ IN SIMPLICITY ∗ IN THE POWER OF WAVES AND WINDS ∗ IN MEETING AND COLLABORATING ∗ THAT WE MUST SEE TO UNDERSTAND ∗ IN BEING PROUD OF TELLING THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF RAW MATERIALS ∗ THAT WE NEVER ASK ENOUGH QUESTIONS ∗ THAT ONE OF THE SOLUTION IS TO BRING CLOSER TOGETHER PRODUCERS AND USERS ∗ IN FIELD INVESTIGATION PREFERABLY BY FOOT