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Jun

25

June 25, 2015

Supply Chain: FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

The FIFA bribery investigation has exposed issues in the 2022 World Cup development in Qatar beyond just corruption—and highlights the opportunity for companies to make more progress by addressing corruption and human rights challenges at the same time.

#Human Rights #Industrials and Utilities #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

9

June 9, 2015

Supply Chain: New Thinking in Category Strategy Development: Plastic at Cathay Pacific

New Thinking in Category Strategy Development: Plastic at Cathay Pacific

The final blog of a four-part series explores how developing robust category strategies can improve sustainability in procurement practices—and drive business benefits.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Jun

5

June 5, 2015

Supply Chain: Four Ways to Achieve Inclusive, Resilient, and Transparent Supply Chains

Four Ways to Achieve Inclusive, Resilient, and Transparent Supply Chains

To build inclusive, resilient, transparent supply chains, companies need to focus on key impacts, integrate supply chain sustainability throughout the company, take a creative approach to supply chain management, and promote traceability.

#Inclusive Economy #Resilience #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Supply Chain: A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

26

May 26, 2015

Supply Chain: Driving Climate Action Through Resilient Supply Chains

Driving Climate Action Through Resilient Supply Chains

BSR's new report guides companies on how to build climate resilience in their supply chains through a three-step framework and case studies featuring BSR member companies.

#Climate Change #Resilience #Supply Chain

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May

14

May 14, 2015

Supply Chain: Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Few companies can do without plastic, but the material causes significant environmental problems. Companies can act by optimizing procurement and waste management practices.

#Environment #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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May

5

May 5, 2015

Supply Chain: New Briefs Outline Sustainability Impacts of Five Commercial Trucking Fuels

New Briefs Outline Sustainability Impacts of Five Commercial Trucking Fuels

Today, BSR’s Future of Fuels group launches a series of fuel sustainability briefs that summarize the market outlook, key issues, and sustainability potential for five fuel categories: petroleum, natural gas, biofuels, electrification, and hydrogen.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Supply Chain

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Apr

8

April 8, 2015

Supply Chain: How to Get a Climate-Resilient Supply Chain

How to Get a Climate-Resilient Supply Chain

BSR will host an event on climate-resilient supply chains in London on May 28, as part of the Spring Forum Series 2015. Before the event—and the launch of a new report—we're sharing tips on how companies can get started on building climate resilience into their supply chains.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Apr

7

April 7, 2015

Supply Chain: Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

BSR worked with Walmart to help train farmers on sustainable agriculture practices—a three-year program that resulted in better produce, lower environmental impacts, and increased revenues for farmers. Here, we reflect on program impacts and lessons learned about sustainability-focused training programs.

#Environment #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #Supply Chain

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Mar

20

March 20, 2015

Supply Chain: The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

In a conversation with David Lawrence, BSR's Tara Norton explores how to engage successfully with suppliers on sustainability.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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