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?

Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

Public spending is big business. Direct purchasing by governments and state-owned enterprises accounts for 12 percent of GDP in OECD countries, and in the U.K. averages GBP 280 bn annually. Directing this spending toward more sustainable goods and services can have a huge impact on sustainability performance across the world, helping drive innovation and transition toward a green economy.

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

More than 600 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.

23 March 2018

Three Key Factors Purchasing Teams Should Consider for 2018 Risk Management Strategy

If we are to believe the supply chain predictions for 2018, there will be plenty to keep purchasing and supply chain managers awake at night. Here are three key factors we need to consider to effectively address the shifting conditions of sustainability risks and opportunities.

16 March 2018

Top Six Reasons to Attend Sustain 2018

There is no question about that — it is hard to take time away from work. So any event you attend has to be really worthwhile to justify a day or two out of the office. This is exactly what Sustain is – we have created the conference with you in mind and here are top five reasons why it is worth your time to attend.

Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

The electronics industry faces major human rights and labor risks and must take steps to eradicate modern slavery in its supply chain. Learn how.

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.

Electronics Industry: Top 3 Steps to Keep in Mind When Implementing a Sustainable Procurement Program

Electronics buyers must leverage supplier partnerships and work with these networks for sustainable advancement. Learn more in our article.