Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?

No supply chain is free of risks associated with modern slavery. Understanding workers’ perspective is key to combating it.

How to Increase Transparency Along the Supply Chain: Lessons from the Automotive Industry

With as much as 85 percent of rubber tree plantations in the world made up of small farms, mapping the value chain of natural rubber can be a great challenge. French automotive giant Michelin has developed Rubberway, an digital tool for mobiles and tablets, which is proving a great success.

Packaging and the Road to a Circular Economy

Working closely with suppliers and driving innovation through product design can hugely contribute to achieving a circular economy — and sustainable procurement can help deliver on the essential milestones.

ISO 20400: Building Value Through a New Standard for Sustainable Procurement

As sustainable procurement benefits go way beyond cost savings, organizations worldwide are embracing the principles of transparency, fairness and collaboration when developing their procurement strategies — and with a new international standard this has become much easier.  

Sustainable Forestry: Can We Get It Right?

Producing forestry and agriculture products for export, e.g. into global supply chains, is an attractive means for many developing nations to create economic growth. Done responsibly, this can succeed. However, the current state of deforestation shows there is much work to be done to achieve a healthy balance.

The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

More than 30,000 business have been penalized during a major campaign against environmental violations in China with companies worldwide feeling the impact. Are you confident your business can withstand it?

Sustain 2018: Now Is the Time to Change the Mindset and Embrace the Impossible

More than 500 procurement and CSR professionals along with representatives of international organizations and NGOs gathered for EcoVadis’ annual conference in Paris on April 10-11 to collaborate, exchange best practices and discuss their shared vision for sustainable supply chains.

9 March 2018

Stanford Study: Only Half of Companies Engage in Supply Chain Sustainability

New research from Stanford asserts global supply chains have plateaued when it comes to sustainability success.

Sustain 2018: Now Is the Time to Transform Your Business

Exactly 20 months and 20 days before 2020, see why sustainability and procurement professionals believe we need to act with urgency and seize the advantages of a sustainable supply chain.