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The U.S. federal government may have withdrawn from the Paris Agreement, but U.S.-based organizations are still focused on upholding climate targets.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

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.  

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

Human trafficking can occur anywhere even in developed countries such as the United States. According to a recent report by Alliance, more than 40 million people were victims of modern slavery and human trafficking in 2016.

20 April 2017

Duty of Care Law: French Constitutional Council gives the green light

In its much-awaited decision on March 23, the French constitutional council has given a green light to the “Duty of Care” law (Devoir de Vigilance) although they stated that there remain some provisions to the French constitution. Read more.

29 December 2016

New French law to require for companies to report on GHG emissions in their supply chains

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting is mandatory in France for publicly listed and non-listed companies with at least 500 employees and a minimum of 100 million Euros turnover. Read how transparency in reporting is becoming more prevalent in French companies.

24 November 2016

ISO 37001:2016 The New Standard for Anti-bribery Management System

Organizations seeking better visibility of their business partners’ anti-bribery management systems will soon have a new tool to leverage: The ISO 37001 anti-bribery management system standard, released October 15.
Organizations doing business worldwide, especially in emerging markets, can now add this internationally recognized standard to enhance their control systems in order to remain compliant with key laws with international reach.