There is a lot of contradictory information out there about whether customers care about the environmental or human impact of the products they buy, or if they just say they do. 932 more words
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More and more private companies are voluntarily releasing statistics concerning how often they receive requests for their subscribers’ information, on what grounds the requests are made, and how many subscribers’ data has been disclosed.
Few business functions hold as much potential for scandal and risk as your supply chain and procurement operations.
Palm oil from deforested areas in Indonesia, cacao beans from marginalized communities who have never seen chocolate, or seafood caught with forced labor are all examples of the very real and unfortunately common ethical and environmental risks posed by some suppliers. 602 more words
I’m not a fan of annual sustainability reports. The glossy booklets filled with large photos of landscapes, factory workers, and farmers work to highlight the initiatives a company engages in for the year, but overall, they send the wrong message in two big ways. 555 more words
A Parliamentary Inquiry into the establishment of an Australian Modern Slavery Act has just produced its Interim report, with a final Report expected to be published at the end of 2017. 192 more words
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I recently read sustainability reports produced by mining companies. The reports stated the companies were balancing economic, social, and environmental responsibilities, their environmental impact was minimized while their social benefits were maximized, and they were striving to be environmental leaders.
Green Worldwide Shipping, a leading, Atlanta-headquartered provider of international logistics and Customs brokerage, proudly reaffirmed its commitment to the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact initiative, releasing its first communication on progress since joining in 2016. 199 more words