LevelTen cited “regulatory uncertainty” and “a global supply chain squeeze” as two causes of the price increase. Last quarter, human rights abuses were reported in...
The coalition’s overarching goal is to achieve industry-wide carbon neutrality by 2050. To this end, it is urging world leaders to...
Commitment to sustainable procurement has increased by a significant 81% over the past three years, according to a new study from EcoVadis, driven in part by a rise in executive-level support.
What a difference a decade makes. A new report from CDP found that over the past 10 years, the world’s biggest purchasers requested transparency from their suppliers, resulting in significant environmental action.
The J.M. Smucker Company’s new 2018 corporate responsibility report outlines how the food and beverage manufacturer is working with suppliers on responsible sourcing. The report also details the company’s work on palm oil traceability.
HP Inc. says that sustainable impact was a key differentiator for more than $700 million in new business last year. The company’s newly published 2017 Sustainable Impact Report shows a 38% year-over-year increase in sales bids with sustainability requirements.
General Motors’ director of sustainability David Tulauskas shares how the automaker is working to increase supply chain traceability and transparency for commodities like cobalt and rubber.
Collaboration throughout the supply chain to improve global sustainability standards has enormous value, especially for retailers and producers. Here’s why.
Bridgestone announced that it has received CDP’s highest rating for supplier engagement for the second year in a row. The A rating comes from the manufacturer’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions throughout all areas of its products’ lifecycles, from raw material procurement all the way to disposal and recycling, ... Read more »
Adidas missed its goal to verify supplier data last year, according to the company’s 2012 Sustainability Progress Report. The verification is a necessary step towards Adidas’s targeted 10-15 percent cut in relative energy consumption at core suppliers by 2015. The sportswear maker says it could not fully verify the data in ... Read more »
Probing the 2012 regulatory landscape, quality and risk managers want to know, “Specifically, how do we start a program of compliance?” The answer is: start with #1 below. Then proceed to #2. Quality programs don’t have to be drudgery; they can be rational, engaging, dynamic processes. When it comes to ... Read more »
In most environmental preferable purchasing (EPP) programs, the policies primarily focus on the end product because that is easier to see, manipulate and control. However, even the “greenest” product is not really environmentally friendly if it is manufactured in a facility that wastes water and energy, transported in gas-guzzling vehicles ... Read more »