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Sep

24

September 24, 2018

Supply Chain: Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

New gender-sensitive auditing guidance provides recommendations, practical advice, and relevant examples on how to effectively integrate gender considerations into audits.

#Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

20

September 20, 2018

Supply Chain: How Businesses Are Collaborating for the Sustainable Development Goals

How Businesses Are Collaborating for the Sustainable Development Goals

For meaningful progress toward the SDGs, we need actors across entire value chains to take collective action on the issues that threaten business growth and social development.

#Clean Cargo Working Group #Climate Change #Collaboration #Future of Internet Power #Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #HERproject #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

10

September 10, 2018

Supply Chain: Why Climate Resilience and Supply Chains Go Hand in Hand

Why Climate Resilience and Supply Chains Go Hand in Hand

A new BSR report—the first of its series—explores the business case for integrating climate risks into supply chain management.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Sep

6

September 6, 2018

Supply Chain: Preparing for a Future without Certification: Why We Need More Engagement and Traceability

Preparing for a Future without Certification: Why We Need More Engagement and Traceability

We don’t need to put more effort into certification and accounting for sustainability; we need to meaningfully change how we manage and engage with supply chains.

#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Aug

22

August 22, 2018

Supply Chain: The Business Case for Building Climate Resilience into Your Supply Chain

The Business Case for Building Climate Resilience into Your Supply Chain

A resilient business is one that is able to anticipate, absorb, accommodate, and rapidly recover from climate events in its own operations and throughout its value chain. There is a strong business case for incorporating climate resilience into your supply chain.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Jul

25

July 25, 2018

Supply Chain: How Do We Solve the Plastic Waste Puzzle?

How Do We Solve the Plastic Waste Puzzle?

There are six feasible and realistic actions that businesses, particularly in Asia Pacific, can take to help prevent plastic from becoming waste.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

22

June 22, 2018

Supply Chain: Sustainability Standards Driving Impact for Women in Global Supply Chains

Sustainability Standards Driving Impact for Women in Global Supply Chains

Here's how multistakeholder initiatives and sustainability standards organizations can further invest in progress on gender issues.

#Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

12

June 12, 2018

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

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.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Apr

25

April 25, 2018

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

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.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Apr

23

April 23, 2018

Supply Chain: 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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