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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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Apr

20

April 20, 2018

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

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.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

28

March 28, 2018

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

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.

#Collaboration #Energy and Extractives #Supply Chain

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Mar

22

March 22, 2018

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

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.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Mar

20

March 20, 2018

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

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.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Mar

12

March 12, 2018

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

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.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

5

March 5, 2018

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

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.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Feb

20

February 20, 2018

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

Assessing Suppliers: Inclusive Business or Business as Usual?

Inclusive suppliers can be distinguished by these three traits.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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