Supply Chains

NGO voices: Lessons from working with Unilever in Vietnam

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 12, 2017)

Oxfam’s Rachel Wilshaw reveals how doing a study of the company's labour standards was an eye-opener for both parties

Dell, Horsehead Corporation and Aquafil on seven top tips for developing a circular economy

Liam Dowd, (Jan 10, 2017)

We outline the toolkit to a circular approach for your business, to spur innovation and sustainability, whilst decoupling growth and material use

Issue 9: Big data comes to the supply chain

Ellen R Delisio, (Dec 15, 2016)

From monitoring palm oil plantations to cutting energy use in data centres, Ellen R Delisio looks at how companies used IT to get a shop-floor view of their operations in 2016

Modern Slavery Act Workshop - Identifying modern slavery risk in your supply chain

Conference Recording, (Nov 29, 2016)

This highly interactive session discussed how companies are addressing modern slavery risks within their supply chains.

VF Corporation sustainable sourcing: Towards a third way?

Oliver Balch, (Nov 28, 2016)

How VF are pursuing a collaborative responsible sourcing strategy

Collaboration ‘strongest weapon against slavery’

Maxine Perella, (Nov 17, 2016)

Ikea, John Lewis and The Body Shop are among the companies that are going beyond audits

Companies ‘doing barest minimum’ on reporting slavery

Katherine Sharp, (Nov 17, 2016)

Analyses of statements under the Modern Slavery Act show FTSE 100 boards failing to appreciate slavery risks in their supply chains

Modern slavery risks hit home for UK firms

Maxine Perella, (Nov 17, 2016)

With even John Lewis caught out by a sharp rise in forced labour in UK supply chains, there are fears firms will move more purchasing overseas to protect their brands

Establish long-term sustainable solutions through industry-wide supplier collaboration

Conference Recording, (Nov 17, 2016)

Supplier Collaboration Debate

Human rights: The business case for backing civil rights defenders

Terry Slavin, (Nov 17, 2016)

A new report from Charities Aid Foundation argues that companies can - and should - be at the vanguard of protecting human rights

Sustainable Sourcing: Managing your impacts on human rights

Conference Recording, (Nov 16, 2016)

This 90 minute roundtable session looks at how companies can minimise their impacts in these vital areas of business.

The procurement perspective: Integrating sustainability into procurement

Conference Recording, (Nov 16, 2016)

What do business functions care about and how can sustainability help them in their role?

Cisco leadership keynote: Leveraging a responsible supply chain as a source of competitive advantage

Conference Recording, (Nov 16, 2016)

Understand the value managing supply risk has on the success of a business' competitive advantage.

Diamond and jewellery industry case study

Conference Recording, (Nov 12, 2016)

Raising industry standards through a successful supply chain management programme

How to create and build a sustainable culture in procurement

Conference Recording, (Nov 11, 2016)

Hear how to create and build a culture that motivates purchasing teams to make responsible purchasing decisions

CDP and PSCI on improving transparency through supplier collaboration

admin, (Nov 10, 2016)

This case study with PSCI and CDP focuses on what successful capacity building with suppliers looks like to create more transparency and awareness of supply chain risks.

How to inspire procurement to embrace a sustainability mind-set

Conference Recording, (Oct 30, 2016)

Create and build a culture that motivates purchasing teams to make responsible purchasing decisions. Inspire your procurement team to embrace sustainability and ensure sustainability has an equal consideration in purchasing decisions.

Sustainable Livestock: Investors turn up heat over animal welfare

Ellen R Delisio, (Oct 30, 2016)

Fast food firms are looking more closely at their supply chains as institutions drive welfare issues up the agenda

What does procurement think of integrating sustainability into their business

Conference Recording, (Oct 28, 2016)

Forget about what sustainability means to sustainability folks. Hear about what sustainability means to 'the other side'. What do business functions care about and how can sustainability help them in their role?

How to improve transparency and operational standards through supplier collaboration

Conference Recording, (Oct 28, 2016)

This case study with PSCI and Cotton Connect focuses on what successful capacity building with suppliers looks like to create more transparency and awareness of supply chain risks.

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