February 20. 12:36
Why aren't more tech companies tracking conflict minerals?
Few electronics brands are harnessing the latest efforts to clean up supply chains. Here's why, and what your company can do.
February 20. 12:40
Apple cuts conflict minerals and puts its supplier cards on the table
EcoVadis's insight:Good to see Greenpeace reverting views on Apple
February 16. 05:35
Apple to name-and-shame suppliers of ‘conflict minerals’ - FT.com
Apple is extending its supply chain clean up beyond Chinese factories and into African mines, using name-and-shame tactics to cut the amount of “conflict minerals” that end up in its iPhones and iPads. As it touts fresh improvements to workingEcoVadis's insight:Apple's next transparency [...]
January 09. 07:44
Intel manufacturing world's first 'conflict free' processors
Intel has announced that it is manufacturing the world's first microprocessors with validated 'conflict-free' minerals. - edie news centreEcoVadis's insight:While the SEC filing deadlines on Conflict Minerals (May 31, 2014) approaches, sector leaders like Intel are already announcing the [...]
January 03. 05:57
Food, apparel vendors go sustainable - The Strategic Sourceror (blog)
Food, apparel vendors go sustainable The Strategic Sourceror (blog) Industry insiders can be tough in their criticisms of firms' sourcing and procurement practices, but consumers themselves are considerably more demanding in their expectations when...
January 03. 04:39
Story of the Day Index - Coca-Cola criticised over sugar supplier
Guarani Indians in Brazil have urged Coca-Cola to stop buying sugar from US food giant Bunge, which has been implicated in a land-grabbing scandal. A recent Oxfam report revealed that Coca-Cola is sourcing sugar from Bunge – which in turn buys sugar cane from land stolen from the Guarani to pr [...]