Supply Chains

Slavery briefing: Labour rights - The wrong kind of chains

Ellen R Delisio, (Oct 14, 2015)

Slavery, still pervasive across the globe, has proven difficult to tackle for multinationals whose leaders are far removed from the people producing their raw ingredients. But with help, companies are working their way down the supply chain to eradicate the problem

Slavery briefing: Supply chains - Slaving away

April Streeter, (Oct 14, 2015)

For companies there is no quick route to ensuring a slavery-free supply chain

TTIP: Trade deal - Sustainability in the balance

Sam Phipps, (Oct 14, 2015)

A vast body of critics say the proposed trade deal between the US and Europe poses a major threat to the environment and sustainable commerce

Communicating sustainability in the supply chain: Five top tips

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 8, 2015)

Briony Mathieson, Global Head of Corporate & Sustainability Communications at Olam international, told Ethical Corporation her 5 "don'ts" when it comes to supply chain sustainability

Human Rights within mining, oil and gas

Liam Dowd, (Sep 17, 2015)

Second in our series of whitepaper extracts, this article is taken from the 2015 Responsible Extractives Report

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Free trade at what price?

Rikki Stancich, (Sep 16, 2015)

The controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership has had a long and troubled journey. By all accounts it has now truly hit the rocks – and some say it’s sunk

EthicsWatch: Modern Slavery Act - A point that needs labouring

Oliver Balch, (Sep 9, 2015)

A law designed to cut slave labour from the supply chains of companies operating in the UK is about to come into force, but the detail of its requirements remains unclear

Press release: Can CR reporting be complementary to supply chain sustainability?

EC Newsdesk, (Sep 7, 2015)

Ethical Corporation announced today that the upcoming Sustainable Supply Chain Summit 2015 and CR Reporting and Communications Summit 2015 are to be co-located

Press Release: Cargill, MolsonCoors, Telefonica O2, Fairphone, Eastman, AkzoNobel gather for the Europe’s leading sustainable supply chain conference

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 11, 2015)

The 10th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit will take place on 10-11 November in London - bringing together 150+ global organisations to debate the future of supply chains and sustainability

Top global supply chain sustainability trends

Liam Dowd, (Jul 20, 2015)

Trends and opportunities as identified by 415 members of the Ethical Corporation community

EthicsWatch: Rana Plaza - how much has changed?

Stephen Gardner, (Jun 4, 2015)

Two years after the worst factory collapse in history, pledges on worker empowerment show little sign of being fulfilled, and some brands have yet to make promised compensation contributions

BrandWatch – May 2015

Nadine Hawa, (May 5, 2015)

Textile recycling, triple supply chain advantage, Levi's washing campaign and McDonald’s raises wages

C-Suite interview: Jim Bergin, Chief Executive of Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited

Oliver Balch, (Apr 9, 2015)

As this year's Responsible Business Summit approaches (18th-19th May, London), Oliver Balch sat down with Jim Bergin, Chief Executive of Glanbia Ingredients: "Ireland's largest dairy ingredients company"

Sustainable agriculture for increased business resilience

Conference Recording, (Mar 22, 2015)

Analysis: Supply chains – New survey reveals suppliers at risk

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 3, 2015)

Supply networks in some countries are less prepared for climate and water risk than in others

Asia series: Supply Chains – Strengthening the weak links

Sam Phipps, (Mar 3, 2015)

Through varied approaches, large companies operating in Asia are taking increasingly active steps to improve the sustainability of their suppliers

Analysis: Partnerships – Tea scheme aims to protect children

Sam Phipps, (Nov 11, 2014)

A joint scheme in India’s Assam region is the first to bring together all stakeholders in the tea industry