Results for Supply Chain

Human rights: the story so far

Human rights: the story so far

September 27, 2006 After the heated debate surrounding the UN norms on business and human rights, Briefing reveals what's coming next, and highlights some useful tools for managing what is often a controversial area. Read more >
Smoothing out the wrinkles

Smoothing out the wrinkles

September 27, 2006 Multinational companies are under increasing pressure to ensure ethical supply chain practice. Briefing looks at how some household names are managing operations all the way down the supply chain,. Read more >
News round-up (Aug/Sep)

News round-up (Aug/Sep)

September 01, 2006 Companies, trade associations and government departments are realising the benefits of using the supply chain to meet their social and environmental objectives. Read more >
Starbucks, Unilever, HP engage with suppliers

Starbucks, Unilever, HP engage with suppliers

July 20, 2006 Starbucks, Unilever and HP are engaging with their suppliers to raise sustainability standards on farms and in factories. And as sportswear brands face flack from Oxfam over labour issues, budget clothing retailer Primark joins the Ethical Trading Initiative. Read more >
Supply chain round-up: issue 87

Supply chain round-up: issue 87

May 18, 2006 Greenpeace research links fast-food in Europe to destruction of rainforests in the Amazon. Meanwhile, more supermarkets pledge to source sustainable fish and Asda turns champion of better pay for dairy farmers. Read more >
Wal-Mart is changing

Wal-Mart is changing

May 01, 2006 Wal-Mart, sceptic of the CSR 'industry' is changing. If you are a supplier, do expect to be asked a lot more questions about your approach to CSR although they'll want high standards AND low prices of course. Read more >
News round-up (Mar/Apr)

News round-up (Mar/Apr)

April 01, 2006 Supply chain ethics are stepping up a gear with both Wal-Mart and Nike raising their game. In addition research reveals that buying local organic food could reduce the environmental impact of food on the UK economy ny over £4bn. Read more >
The customer is king

The customer is king

March 16, 2006 Consumers appear to be in the driving seat of the ethical trade bandwagon. Beware the supermarket that fails to act. Briefing comments on the recent trends. Read more >