The management of the relationship with suppliers is a strategic vector of Group policy.

The SRM process focuses on building a relationship of trust with suppliers, centered on a partnership perspective based on principles of ethics, transparency and sustainability.

The GPU (Global Procurement Unit), to achieve this objective, ensures the integrated coordination of the activities of registration, selection, qualification, evaluation consolidation and analysis of suppliers risk using a business intelligence methodology.

Sustainability Management

The management of Sustainability in the Supply Chain is assigned to the Global Procurement Unit (GPU). It is the responsibility of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) to implement the supplier relationship management policies (SRM) and coordinate the issues of sustainability. The Global Procurement Unit works closely with the Corporate Sustainability Department.

The Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) manages the Corporate Procurement Development department which is responsible for developing Sustainability in the Supply Chain, through the Supplier Relationship (SRM) area.

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) functions:

  • Propose and coordinate the implementation of evaluation, qualification and development methodologies for suppliers of the EDP Group globally;
  • Ensure the management of supplier qualification processes and the maintenance of the respective databases;
  • Promote supplier development programs;
  • Support the development of performance assessment methods for suppliers of the EDP Group;
  • Promote the dissemination of the principles of sustainability in procurement and coordinate the relationship with the responsible areas;
  • Ensure the functional coordination of the supplier management areas, on the corporate web;
  • Consolidate the risk assessment information for suppliers;
  • Implement control policies and processes in the supplier database of the EDP Group;
  • Coordinate SRM at the corporate level.