08 Apr Level Works and INFACT Merge to form ELEVATE – creating the new global leader in business driven supply chain sustainability services
Hong Kong, April 8, 2013 – Level Works Limited, the leading supply chain labor compliance assessment firm, and INFACT Global Partners, the largest social performance improvement consultancy, announced a definitive merger agreement, creating ELEVATE Global Limited. The new company, ELEVATE, offers the next generation of business driven supply chain social andenvironmentalperformanceimprovement services for global brands,retailers and manufacturers. ELEVATE is the only global firm exclusively focused on supply chain social, environmental and business performance.
Both firms are industry leaders that have a shared philosophy and vision for a more thoughtful and effective approach to improving supply chains.The combination will create an expanded global platform for delivering integrated services. ELEVATE offers customizable services that touch all levels of the supply chain.These services include: monitoring &assessment, supplier performance improvement, training& e-learning, plus full service program management.
The merger with INFACT allows Level Works to more fully realize its original vision of offering a truly diversified and progressive portfolio of assessment and continuous improvement support services. By joining with Level Works, INFACT gains customer support teams in both the US and Europe and extends itsglobal footprint to implement scalable capacity building services.
Both companies haveleading edgeinformation technology platforms that provide day to day program management, advanced analyticsand reporting capabilities. By leveraging these platforms, ELEVATE’s clients are uniquely positioned to drive business, environmental and worker impact.
The combined management team brings a critical combination of strategic and operational experience at all levels of the supply chain. This is unique in the industry and essential for delivering the next generation of services tohelp brands and retailers address complex and systemic supply chain challenges. With global operations, ELEVATE works with over 100 major brands and retailers in 25 countries utilizing diverse, dynamic and professional associates.
The two companies will merge operations over the next nine months.
ELEVATE is a global professional servicesfirm that specializes in supply chain social, environmental and business performance.A recognized industry thought leader, ELEVATE believes that sustained, impactful improvement in social and environmental performance requires sincerity of intent and a responsible balance between maximizing financial return and meeting supplier responsibility requirements. ELEVATE calls this Business Driven Sustainability. ELEVATE’s mission is to help brands and retailers design and implement customized programs that identify risk and improve supply chain performance.
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