Academic and management research has shown huge costs associated with corruption, yet corruption scandals remain a frequent occurrence. With this paper, we bring more visibility into what is happening in global supply chains.
Following the success of the inaugural edition of the Global CSR Risk and Performance Index published last year, this year’s edition provides an updated analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance of businesses around the world, now covering the 2015-2017 timeframe.
This document provides updated guidance on how to use the EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Platform and other services to complete the Supply Chain Management portion (section 1.6) and the Human Rights portion (section 3.3) of the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index questionnaire.
This case study illustrates SKF CSR journey, from achieving great results in their EcoVadis evaluations, to applying the feedback and expanding the scope of their CSR program to include evaluation of their own suppliers.
The second in a three-part series on Supply Chain Risk: "The irresistible allure to seek lower costs continues to push procurement teams to globalize supply chains ever further. Meanwhile stakeholder scrutiny is increasing, laws and regulations are proliferating globally, and natural and man-made disasters continue to occur. How are companies responding?"
Human rights has gained new momentum in the private sector, and three key factors show how deeply linked corruption is to human rights, making it impossible to overlook in any effective global supply chain risk management effort.
Belron is now taking a strategic approach to their Corporate Social Responsibilty (CSR) program using EcoVadis scorecards as a common standard to assess performance, set Group-wide standards and goals, and share best practice across operating entities.
Since 1986, Comptel Corporation has grown to become a global leader of digital and communication services in two main areas - Intelligent Data and Service Orchestration. Operating with an international team of more than 750 professionals serving nearly 300 service providers across 90 countries, Comptel has achieved net sales of EUR 97.7 million in 2015.
The first in a three-part series on Supply Chain Risk: "The irresistible allure to seek lower costs continues to push procurement teams to globalize supply chains ever further. Meanwhile stakeholder scrutiny is increasing, laws and regulations are proliferating globally, and natural and man-made disasters continue to occur. This potent mix exposes companies to a diverse set of supply chain risks.Where are the supplier chain risks and how are the manifesting themselves? How are companies responding?"
Procurement organizations in most industries have been investing "supplier compliance" in CSR/ ESG/ sustainability, regulatory and other risk related issues. However, once they get several years into a responsible procurement program, many find they are passing the point of diminishing returns with a "compliance"based approach.
This case study examines how CWT instills responsible business behavior at the core of their activities, and takes a leadership role in making sustainability a key part of their internal processes, customer relationships, and brand differentiation.