Results for Supply Chain

Comment: suppliers

Comment: suppliers

November 01, 2004 The publication of the Common Code for the Coffee Community hardly sounds like an event to get excited about. But it is - because it provides a rare example of a whole industry approach involving representatives of all parts of the supply chain working with the voluntary sector and government. Read more >
Corporate responsibility and agriculture

Corporate responsibility and agriculture

July 01, 2004 Today’s agriculture industry has extensive influence and therefore a responsibility for wide ranging issues including human rights and the destruction of biodiversity.With the concentration of power lying with a small number of multi national corporations, David Logan and Oliver Balch examine the developments that have been made, and look further into the supply chains in the cocoa, tea and coffee industries. Read more >
Suppliers: a growing risk aversion?

Suppliers: a growing risk aversion?

May 01, 2004 While impressive steps are being made down the road of compliance, future debate about responsible supply chain management must begin to centre on good relationships, not risk. Read more >
Suppliers: from ripples to tsunami

Suppliers: from ripples to tsunami

November 01, 2003 Since the mid 1990s, companies have been pursuing supply chain strategies based on monitoring and compliance. It's a good start, but the incentive piece is still missing. Working together to strip out the disincentives would be a good next step in building the sustainable supply chain puzzle. Read more >
Supermarkets: is the industry delivering the goods?

Supermarkets: is the industry delivering the goods?

September 01, 2003 As the government prepares its verdict on the Safeway's takeover, Briefing considers the wider role that the supermarket industry plays in UK society. The sector’s main players makes much of their commitment to corporate social responsibility, but does this make much of a difference? Read more >