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Supply Chain: The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

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The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

Our new report, Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity, shows how supply chain and trade finance mechanisms can be leveraged to create tangible cash incentives for suppliers, drive sustainable behaviors, and transform global supply chains.

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Supply Chain: Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

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Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

This report seeks to demystify the US$6 billion revenue opportunity for financial service providers to integrate sustainability considerations into supply chain finance, allowing buyers, suppliers, and financial service providers to create mechanisms that reward and incentivize sustainable behavior in supply chains.

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Supply Chain: We Need to Talk about Blockchain—Together.

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We Need to Talk about Blockchain—Together.

Blockchain offers immense opportunities to achieve business and sustainability goals, but it is going to take serious collaboration to unleash its full potential.

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Supply Chain: Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

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Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

Brands, suppliers, and the development community can do these four things to further the empowerment of women workers in Bangladesh and elsewhere.

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Supply Chain: The Business Case for Empowering Women through Climate-Resilient Supply Chains

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The Business Case for Empowering Women through Climate-Resilient Supply Chains

Applying a gender lens to resilience activities will help companies anticipate and recover from climate events and foster innovation.

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Supply Chain: Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

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Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

This white paper explores the role of women in the jewelry supply chain and the challenges they face to their well-being and advancement.

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Supply Chain: Next-Generation Private-Sector Collaboration for Sustainable Development: Q&A with Neste

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Next-Generation Private-Sector Collaboration for Sustainable Development: Q&A with Neste

We spoke with Neste's sustainability manager about multistakeholder collaboration and its role at the company.

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Supply Chain: Why Hiring 100,000 Impact Workers Is Only the Beginning: Interview with The Rockefeller Foundation

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Why Hiring 100,000 Impact Workers Is Only the Beginning: Interview with The Rockefeller Foundation

We caught up with Mamadou Biteye of The Rockefeller Foundation to reflect on the development of the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition and its progress to date.

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Supply Chain: Our Challenge to Businesses: Hire 100,000 New Impact Workers by 2020

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Our Challenge to Businesses: Hire 100,000 New Impact Workers by 2020

This new challenge aims to help drive job creation for economically and socially vulnerable people across global supply chains.

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Supply Chain: Climate Change, Public Health, Women’s Empowerment, and Supplier Performance in Bangladesh

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Climate Change, Public Health, Women’s Empowerment, and Supplier Performance in Bangladesh

Rising temperatures and more frequent flooding events are likely to increase with climate change, and in Bangladesh, this will affect the lives of the 4 million people working in the garment industry, who are disproportionately women.

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Supply Chain: Managing Supply Chain Water Risk: New Capacities for New Challenges

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Managing Supply Chain Water Risk: New Capacities for New Challenges

Water scarcity will be a defining issue of the 21st century. This example from Dell demonstrates how companies can manage water risk in their supply chains.

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Supply Chain: Assessing Suppliers: Inclusive Business or Business as Usual?

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Assessing Suppliers: Inclusive Business or Business as Usual?

Inclusive suppliers can be distinguished by these three traits.

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Upcoming Events on Supply Chain

Managing Corporate Supply Chain Water Risk in a Changing China (English)


Managing Corporate Supply Chain Water Risk in a Changing China (English)

BSR will host a webinar on how the convergent drivers of transparency, enforcement, and better water management standards are changing business practices in China. This webinar will be held in English.

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