Extending ESG Best Practices Into the Supply Chain

August 31, 2021 by  
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Awareness on ESG issues has steadily grown over the decade. Consumers increasingly prefer a sustainable lifestyle and engage in sustainable activism. A global study by Unilever found 1 in 3 customers purchasing from brands with perceived social or environmental impact. In the age of social media, companies involved in ESG controversies are heavily prone to consumer backlash that could cost them millions.  According to the UN Global Compact, supply chain practices are the biggest roadblock to achieving sustainability, and hence require utmost executive and board commitment. Supply chains are a complex network of various tiers of suppliers that are heavily interdependent and interconnected. In large corporations, each supplier might require inputs from thousands of sub-tier suppliers. The more intricate a supply chain is, the more prone an organization is to uncertainties and hidden risks.  This white paper will explore:  The growing importance of ESG: Risks and opportunities for companies  Supply chain sustainability as an important part of a company’s ESG program  ESG supply chain implementation: The dynamics, motivation, and emerging best practices  The investors’ increasing focus on the ESG supply chain  Emerging ESG supply chain best practices 

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How Mars and Walmart illustrate the future of sustainability

October 31, 2017 by  
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Conservation International’s chairman champions “enlightened self-interest,” not the “virtuous case.”

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How Mars and Walmart illustrate the future of sustainability

October 31, 2017 by  
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Conservation International’s chairman champions “enlightened self-interest,” not the “virtuous case.”

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What 2017 taught businesses about disaster management

October 31, 2017 by  
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Business continuity planning is a top concern for 63 percent of companies, found Marsh.

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What 2017 taught businesses about disaster management

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Business continuity planning is a top concern for 63 percent of companies, found Marsh.

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Humane Society CEO Wayne Pacelle on the humane economy

October 9, 2017 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. In this episode: What “animal protection 2.0” means for business.

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10 Minutes with Brittni Furrow

October 3, 2017 by  
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Walmart’s senior director of supply chain sustainability faces a scale and pace unlike at any other workplace.

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United Airlines, Illy and percolating peace in Colombia

October 3, 2017 by  
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The supply chain for Arabica coffee beans is part of a different kind of revolution in a nation still grappling with the ravages of the drug trade.

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How C&A created the world’s first Cradle to Cradle T-shirt

September 25, 2017 by  
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A story about an extraordinary effort to transform an ordinary piece of clothing.

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How the restoration economy can help us withstand the next hurricane

September 25, 2017 by  
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The vicious spate of recent hurricanes shows how vulnerable low-lying islands and cities are becoming. Yet these tools can help to develop green infrastructure to navigate this new reality.

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