How to Manage Risk and Boost Transparency in the Raw Material Supply Chain

As conflict minerals continue to find their way into supply chains of major western corporations, a recent Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) conference discussed ways businesses can manage risks and increase transparency.  

Targeted Action On Energy Use Along The Product Lifecycle: Four Steps Industries Can Take To Tackle SDG 7

SDG 7 focuses on energy use. With 20 percent of the world population lacking access to modern electricity here is a set of approaches businesses can take to engage their suppliers to reduce their energy consumption.

Tomorrow’s Brands Will Be Sustainable or They Won’t Exist at All

The world is facing social and environmental challenges never seen before. Brands need to transform to maintain a competitive advantage and rebuild trust.

Addressing SDG 8: Helping Automotive Businesses Tackle Modern Slavery

Poverty, inequality, discrimination and poor labor practices still plague the global business community. SDG 8 aims to close this gap and the transition to a new and collaborative sustainable business paradigm requires companies in the automobile sector to really think about the externalities created by supply chain operations and factor positive economic development into decision making and financial matrices.

How Financial Services Companies Can Manage Sustainability Risks While Driving Progress On UN Sustainable Development Goal 16

Contrary to common belief, with its global presence firmly established, the financial services sector has a considerable supply chain impact.

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

The U.S. federal government may have withdrawn from the Paris Agreement, but U.S.-based organizations are still focused on upholding climate targets.

Addressing SDG 14: Three Steps to a Sustainable Supply Chain

Ocean plastic pollution is the theme of this year’s Earth Day and is a growing concern. There is still hope that our ocean will finally get the attention it deserves.

Illuminating the Way Toward Sustainable Supply Chains

Nearly 100 professionals in procurement, supply chain and sustainability gathered together for EcoVadis’ first North American Sustainable Procurement and Finance Roundtable Series to learn more about how to proactively and efficiently leverage sustainable procurement best practices and discover untapped value opportunities throughout the supply chain. 

Addressing SDG 5: Five Steps to Promote Gender Equality in the Supply Chain

The importance and the impact of gender equality is easy to underestimate when facing seemingly more critical issues. However, gender is an inalienable component of every other global goal.