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Posted: Nov 20, 2017 – 01:50 PM EST
It is time we all realize that our dollars are like votes. And that these votes are an effective way to create change and progress.
Posted: Nov 07, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Regularly, you work to prepare a comprehensive supply chain assessment. Hours are spent building a robust questionnaire for your tier 1 suppliers. The goal is a 100% response rate, so that you have valuable intelligence to manage and improve your supply chain. Maybe the focus of your assessment is traceability and mapping, or perhaps calculating GHG emissions. You send the questions and it takes the suppliers about two hours to complete. Two hours of work isn’t too much to ask, right? Or is it?
Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
It is no secret that airlines haven’t traditionally been associated with fresh and responsible foods. That is one of the many reasons it’s such an appealing area to work on within the sustainability department of an airline. Food has become a way for people to express and act on their social engagement and personal lifestyle. As the customer, just because you bought an airplane ticket doesn’t mean you suddenly want junk food or have stopped caring about your food preferences.
Posted: Nov 22, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
When you think of an exotic Caribbean vacation, what comes to mind? Maybe beautiful beaches, delicious cuisines, and souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Before your next Caribbean trip, JetBlue and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urge you to “Buy Informed.”
Posted: Jun 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
CSRwire will deliver special daily on-site reporting from the UN Global Compact’s June 23 - 25 program on the dramatic progress and plans for private sector action to advance social priorities.
Posted: May 18, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Most experts agree that global population growth—expected to rise an estimated three billion over the next 20 years—and increased consumer consumption is putting more of a strain than ever on natural resources. For industry, stability and sustainability of these natural resources is necessary to help secure business growth, better manage and mitigate against geopolitical threats to supply, build brand equity and more. Sustainable sourcing and management of natural capital via a greener supply chain is increasingly not just a nice to have, but a must do.
Posted: Mar 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Although investment and infrastructure are needed to audit suppliers, the fact is that delaying the auditing of your supply chain to ensure that your business is compliant with environmental and social standards can prove to be more costly than proactive engagement.
Posted: Mar 04, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In late January, the U.S. Government released final amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation that are intended to strengthen existing prohibitions and requirements related to human trafficking. These requirements, which go into effect on March 2, are applicable to all federal contractors.
Posted: Mar 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Reducing a company’s environmental footprint is no small task. Just getting started can be tough. But once commitments are made and first steps are taken, the path unfolds. We’ve learned a few things on our sustainability journey and every day we learn more. Here are a few of our key takeaways.
Posted: Mar 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It has been predicted that in 2020, the world cocoa bean production will not meet the demand. By some estimates, there will be a 1 million ton shortfall, or 25 percent of 2012 global output. There are certainly many underlying reasons for this projected shortage, but the main theme is that cocoa bean production is not sustainable for the farmers.
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