Author Archives for James O'Neill

About James O'Neill

James is an experienced Principal Consultant focused on finding and implementing opportunities that unlock value for clients across direct and indirect procurement categories. James is a professional who hits the ground running using excellent technical procurement abilities, deep commercial acumen and effective relationship management to bring clients on the journey with him and deliver outstanding value in complex environments. James supports the development of others in Proxima and with Clients through effective coaching and career management.

Debunking the Carbon Jargon

What does decarbonization really mean? What are carbon credits? What...

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Terminology Guide: Net Zero, Science Based Targets, and Innovation

The new Net Zero Standard by the Science Based Target...

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Scope 3 emissions are still ESG’s elephant in the room

The issue with implementing targets, commitments and driving change to...

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Supply chains are key to corporate social value

As the global economy was plunged into lockdown last year,...

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How can companies move towards a net zero supply chain?

Procurement teams are playing a key role in the journey...

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Probability tells us that your company is shrinking. The need for agility.

Today’s high growth corporations are embedding agility to become the...

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Procurement in M&A fails to deliver – What can we learn?

Following any merger or acquisition, one of the key objectives...

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Using different thinking to deliver transformational value

Whether we are at the end of austerity or not,...

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