Supply Chains

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

EthicsWatch: US - Seafood slaves and supply chains

April Streeter, (Mar 21, 2016)

New laws and some laudable corporate disclosures are raising hopes that endemic labour issues in the seafood sector can be cleaned up

EthicsWatch: EU - Broken promises on supply chain pay?

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 21, 2016)

Retailers face accusations that, despite widely lauded pledges, workers in their supply chains are still being paid less than a living wage

Is your supply chain Modern-Day-Slavery Act ready?

Mark Robertson, (Mar 8, 2016)

Modern Day Slavery continues to make the headlines, and rightly so. According to International Labour Organization statistics, slavery exploits 21 million people worldwide, and is a 150-billion-dollar industry

Food briefing Part 1: Global markets - Towards sustainable food production

Ellen R Delisio, (Feb 12, 2016)

Putting food in the world’s mouths has always been difficult, and doing it sustainably is only going to get harder

Customers and consumer engagement

Conference Recording, (Feb 11, 2016)

Food briefing Part 2: Innovation - The future of food

April Streeter, (Feb 11, 2016)

The problems with food production range from food security, food waste and pollution. How much will new technologies help us reach sustainability?