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Jun

17

June 17, 2020

Consumer Products: Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Over the past year, The Estée Lauder Companies and Aveda have been working with LMR Naturals by IFF, BSR, and Envisible to establish a blockchain-enabled traceable supply chain that identifies opportunities to deliver sustainability benefits to all the actors in the supply chain. This post is the third in a series documenting the journey of this innovative partnership.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Dec

3

December 3, 2019

Consumer Products: Challenges and Opportunities for Gender Equality in a European Luxury Supply Chain

Challenges and Opportunities for Gender Equality in a European Luxury Supply Chain

While women are vital to the Italian luxury sector, gender inequality throughout the supply chain still impacts them in the short- and long-term. However, both brands and suppliers are well placed to lead efforts towards improved gender equality in Italy, in both supply chains and in the country’s overall sociocultural context.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

10

July 10, 2019

Consumer Products: Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

BSR is working with the C&A Foundation to explore the ways in which advancing circular fashion affects people and in particular, women. Our research reveals that very few companies adopting circular fashion models are considering the social aspects as they make this shift.

#Circular Economy #Consumer Products #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

1

April 1, 2019

Consumer Products: Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities

Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities

Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an impact in local communities. By doing so, they are creating business value and a competitive advantage.

#Collaboration #Consumer Products #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Feb

25

February 25, 2019

Consumer Products: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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Jul

19

July 19, 2018

Consumer Products: How Luxury Can Lead the Future of Sustainable Business

How Luxury Can Lead the Future of Sustainable Business

The luxury sector is being disrupted. What is the role of luxury to help drive environmental and social progress?

#Consumer Products #Sustainability Management

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Apr

23

April 23, 2018

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

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.

#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

26

July 26, 2017

Consumer Products: Luxury, Sustainability, and Desirability: Two New Rules of the Game

Luxury, Sustainability, and Desirability: Two New Rules of the Game

How can traditional luxury brands adapt and stay relevant? These two rules describe desirability for products and services in terms of both demand and supply.

#Consumer Products #Responsible Luxury Initiative

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Jun

27

June 27, 2017

Consumer Products: Supply Chain Sustainability in the Consumer Goods Industry and the Benefits of Collaboration

Supply Chain Sustainability in the Consumer Goods Industry and the Benefits of Collaboration

Here are five key findings from the 2016 AIM-PROGRESS Member Benchmarking report on the state of supply chain sustainability in the fast-moving consumer goods industry.

#Collaboration #Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Consumer Products: Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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