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Jul

30

July 30, 2019

Supply Chain: Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

The business community has a critical role to play in the fight against modern slavery, a practice that spans all business sectors and geographies. As we commemorate the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, GBCAT welcomes all companies to join us in our shared fight against modern slavery.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jul

16

July 16, 2019

Supply Chain: Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain

The term “global supply chain” conjures up images of large ports filled with colorful arrays of ocean-bound shipping containers being systematically partitioned for each destination or commercial freight trucks arriving at highly-organized distribution centers. But global supply chains all start before that point—and our actions to make supply chains more visible, traceable, and sustainable need to start at the beginning.

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Jul

10

July 10, 2019

Supply Chain: 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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Jul

1

July 1, 2019

Supply Chain: Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

The recent ILO Convention shows more is expected from businesses when it comes to tackling violence and harassment. Here’s how companies can take action using BSR’s “Act, Enable, Influence” framework.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

16

May 16, 2019

Supply Chain: How to Drive Value through Supply Chain Sustainability

How to Drive Value through Supply Chain Sustainability

As supply chain sustainability—also known as responsible sourcing, sustainable sourcing, responsible supply, or sustainable procurement—continues to evolve, companies must also stay abreast of its trends if they hope to build or maintain a competitive edge.

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May

7

May 7, 2019

Supply Chain: Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

When it comes to tackling harassment and abuse, compliance programs alone are inadequate. They need to be rethought with the worker at the center, and they should measure and bolster the programs put in place to address root causes and build real change.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

22

April 22, 2019

Supply Chain: Five Trends Defining the Future of Retail

Five Trends Defining the Future of Retail

Retail is changing in complex ways, and the future will look quite different from today. We need to prepare now for new challenges, but also for new opportunities to drive more sustainable consumption patterns, promote diversity and inclusion, and meet emerging consumer needs.

#Supply Chain #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Apr

16

April 16, 2019

Supply Chain: Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

We share our thoughts, based on our work with Telenor, on relevant global shifts transforming telecommunications supply chains and best practices for companies in the industry to improve supply chain sustainability in the future.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Mar

25

March 25, 2019

Supply Chain: One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition and its membership are creating more job opportunities and providing a sustainable career path to people who otherwise have limited prospects for formal employment.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Mar

15

March 15, 2019

Supply Chain: Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Through individual and collective action, companies have the chance not just to promote women as leaders but to become leaders on women’s empowerment—and there has never been a better time to do so.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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