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Posts tagged with supply chain
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It is simply not enough in today’s world to just set out a CSR policy or a supplier code of conduct or total up the number of sustainability initiatives in the supply chain and think you are doing the right thing. The days of accountability by case study are fading fast. Companies must actually do the work and invest the capital to create lasting (and profitable) change in their supply chains.
Posted: Feb 23, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In 2015 and beyond, technological advancements will conspire to force business sustainability thinkers and supply chain managers to meaningfully ask ourselves an important question: given technological changes to the ways that we produce and distribute goods and services, what is the enduring rationale for supply chain sustainability?
Posted: Feb 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The honest truth is that improving working conditions and environmental practices in the vast global supply chain is a continuous journey: always seeking improvement, always raising the bar.
Posted: Feb 04, 2015 – 09:55 AM EST
Sustainable procurement IS good procurement, they are not different things, if competent procurement professionals use effective tools and adequate resources to manage their supply chains well, sustainable outcomes can be delivered that offer real long term value.
Posted: Feb 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Multinationals are making public commitments to ramp up their sustainability efforts across the supply chain in response to escalating consumer pressure, the “compliance” squeeze and a desire to improve efficiency and reduce costs. They are forging a path to a greener and more profitable future – one that relies on our ability to build a strong supply base of alternative materials that compete with the status quo on price and availability.
Posted: Jan 22, 2015 – 02:42 PM EST
What do you think the material human rights, labour, environmental, anti-corruption and supply chain issues are for 2015?
Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 08:10 AM EST
Hospital food doesn’t have the best reputation for freshness, taste and sustainability. Virginia Mason is changing that as the first hospital in the United States to earn Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
Posted: Dec 29, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
While sustainability parameters are often talked about in GRI reports, closer scrutiny reveals a narrow spectrum of operation for most companies.
Posted: Nov 20, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
What are we doing to protect our planet’s precious water resources?
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