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November 2014

Global Network Initiative: Protecting Human Rights in the Digital Age

Since its formation in 2008, the Global Network Initiative has created standards on freedom of expression and privacy that have been implemented by the major internet and telecommunications companies, which reach a total of more than 2 billion users.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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November 2014

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition: 10 Years of Impact in the Electronics Supply Chain

Since its founding at the BSR Conference 10 years ago, the EICC has grown from a handful companies to nearly 100 businesses representing more than US$2.6 trillion in revenues, and its influential code of conduct is the information and communications technology industry's standard for practices related to ethics, labor, health, safety, and the environment.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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November 2014

Sanofi: Using Materiality to Build a Strong, Focused CSR Strategy

Through a robust process that engaged more than 100 stakeholders, Sanofi was able to cut its list of priority CSR issues in half and focus on the most relevant topics to create value for the company and stakeholders, especially patients.

#Healthcare #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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August 2014

Procurement of Display Units as an Opportunity for Improved Sustainability in Stores

Best Buy has more than 1,000 stores in the United States, all of which have many in-store displays. In 2012, the company partnered with the Center for Sustainable Procurement (CSP) to explore ways to improve its procurement process for displays and define the criteria for making them more sustainable in the future.

#Circular Economy #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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August 2014

Improving the Lifecycle Energy Impacts of Notebook Computers in the Production Phase

Dell wanted to improve the lifecycle sustainability impacts of its notebook computers. Through its own work gathering lifecycle data from suppliers, as well as involvement in collaborative initiatives, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s PAIA (Product Attribute to Impact Algorithm) and The Sustainability Consortium, Dell had already identified the hot spots and other critical impacts that must be addressed to substantially improve the sustainability of notebooks.

#Information and Communications Technology #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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