Supply Chains

Making garment industry supply chains measure up

Ellen Delisio, (Aug 18, 2016)

Companies and NGOs are finding new ways to assess and address conditions in the second tier and are striving to get suppliers to improve standards

Leadership Series: Dale Turner, Skanska

Liam Dowd, (Aug 10, 2016)

Improving transparency through collaboration

Big data: Blowing the cover on deforestation

April Streeter, (Jul 26, 2016)

New tools allowing access to real-time images and data are providing hope in the fight against forest destruction

SDG 12: Circular economy roundtables

Conference Recording, (Jul 25, 2016)

A great leap forward for the little frog

Terry Slavin, (Jun 23, 2016)

Nigel Sizer, new president of Rainforest Alliance, has big plans to improve transparency in agricultural supply chains

FMCG Briefing: Wake-up call for palm oil

April Streeter, (Jun 22, 2016)

The RSPO’s suspension of IOI in April has forced even laggard companies to take a closer look at the ‘carbon bombs’ in their supply chains

Alarm grows over blood gold

Martin Wright, (Jun 21, 2016)

With a big chunk of the global gold trade now in the hands of criminal cartels, the jewellery industry is moving to clean up its supply chain

NGOWatch - May 2016

Nadine Hawa, (May 20, 2016)

G7 ‘must clean up supply chains’

Rapport - Ensuring a successful and secure supply chain

Conference Recording, (May 18, 2016)

RBS Awards focus: GSK's award-winning supplier engagement

Krina Amin, (Apr 28, 2016)

"Our ambition is to be the world’s most sustainable healthcare company"

Case Study: How Fairphone is blazing a trail to a smarter phone industry

Sam Phipps, (Apr 22, 2016)

This is an edited version of a case study that appeared in Ethical Corporation’s Circular Economy report last year

Apple plants seeds of sustainability

Giles Constantine, (Apr 21, 2016)

The iPhone and iPad maker has become the latest electronics company to dip a toe in the circular economy

#BeBoldForChange: Why it pays to invest in women in supply chains

Ellen R Delisio, (Apr 21, 2016)

Firms like GAP and L'Oreal and Mott MacDonald know that a proactive approach to gender issues can flag up brand risks to companies at an early stage

Supplier codes of conduct: Getting the big picture in Asia

Sam Phipps, (Mar 22, 2016)

Auditing can only give a snapshot of what is happening on the factory floor, so some companies are taking a more holistic approach to their supply chains