Results for Supply Chain

Supply chain management

Supply chain management

September 01, 2005 As the pace of globalisation picks up, managing supply chains in a responsible way is becoming increasingly complex. John Russell reviews the current trends. Read more >
Increasing poverty?

Increasing poverty?

September 01, 2005 Traidcraft's Fiona Gooch calls on companies and governments to ensure the benefits of international trade are felt all the way through the supply chain. Read more >
Working the supply chain

Working the supply chain

September 01, 2005 Supply chain responsibilities are becoming more complex. Not only are issues such as child labour and human rights important but other issues have arisen such as reducing "food miles" and holding large companies to account for the performance of their suppliers. Read more >
Fair Trade

Fair Trade

September 01, 2005 Some multinational companies dismiss 'fair trade' as a narrow concept, whereas their own approaches to ethical trade are more broadly based. But fair trade as a brand is becoming larger and cannot be ignored. Read more >
News round-up (Jun/Jul)

News round-up (Jun/Jul)

July 01, 2005 Nike and other companies have joined forces with six leading anti-sweatshop groups to devise a single set of labour standards with a common factory inspection system. In addition, seven out of nine Chinese toy suppliers investigated in a recent report systematically cheat during social audits. Read more >
Supply chains Issue 82

Supply chains Issue 82

July 01, 2005 With the introduction of the Government's Sustainability Development Strategy, sustainability will play a big part in decision-making, meaning factors such as fuel efficiency and benefits to the community will be considered. Read more >