Supply Chain

How leading companies, NGOs and solution providers are working to address the myriad issues that can arise in any supply chain.

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First Batch of Salmon Gold™ Enters Supply Chains of Tiffany & Co, Apple

First Batch of Salmon Gold™ Enters Supply Chains of Tiffany & Co, Apple

An innovative approach to sourcing gold responsibly and restoring fish habitats in Alaska and Canada, Salmon Gold meets the needs of manufacturing and retail companies that responsibly source minerals for their products.

Can a Mobile App Help Barry Callebaut Eradicate Poverty in the Cocoa Supply Chain?

Big data is now helping Barry Callebaut improve its farmer support programs in typically low-tech environments such as cocoa farms.

Gaia Herbs: Bringing Accountability, Sustainability to the Herbal Industry

Long recognized for its publicly transparent and ethical growing and sourcing practices, Gaia Herbs demonstrates a commitment throughout its entire supply chain to the health of people and planet.

THESIS: TSC’s Newest Way to Track Retail Suppliers' Sustainability Performance

Heads up to retailers and suppliers: The Sustainability Consortium has moved its measurement and reporting system over to a new platform. What does this mean for retailers, and their suppliers? And will it offer more assurance to consumers?

Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia

In conversation with Dr Tomaso Ceccarelli and Dr Elias Eyasu Fantahun — winners of the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

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Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise

In an ideal world, mass honey producers would care more about preserving the environment than profits. We need to arm consumers with the right information so they can make the ethical choice.

Trending: Fashion Giants Lining Up with Science-Based Targets

As Levi Strauss moves forward with its industry-leading climate action strategy, PUMA and Burberry are following suit with SBTi-approved science-based targets of their own.

Barry Callebaut, Unilever Pilot New Platform to Monitor Sustainability in Ag Supply Chains

By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.

SB'19 Detroit: Transparency, Alliances Unsnarling the Tangled Webs We Weave

SB'19 Detroit was full of rich discussions from brands, technology providers and alliances driving holistic changes in supply chains and other complex systems — and shining light on problems along the way.

MBDC, Toxnot Collaborate to Optimize Supply Chain, Material Transparency

An end-to-end solution — from supplier to sustainable product certification, designed to clean up products and global supply chains — goes live.

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Molson Coors’ Newest Sustainable Farming Initiatives Brewing Future-Proof Beer

“Without barley, we have no beer — it’s that simple. Helping our growers future-proof their own businesses makes sense for ours.” — Bill Dempsey, Molson Coors’ Chief Procurement Officer

BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production

The goal is to improve farmer livelihoods and their sustainable production of palm oil and palm kernel oil, through continuous education and technical support on implementing and maintaining sustainable palm oil practices.

Nespresso’s 'Reviving Origins' Program Revitalizing Coffee Regions Under Threat

Brand ambassador George Clooney visits farms in Puerto Rico and shines a light on the impact coffee can have on a community.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders

Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.

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Study of Diamond Mining Reveals Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes

Trucost finds the world’s large-scale diamond producers infuse billions of dollars in benefits into communities, provide higher than national average wages and are working to minimize environmental impacts.

Tracking Your Forest Sustainability Efforts Is Now Affordable, Fast, Accurate

With a new application from Global Forest Watch (GFW) set to be released soon, companies will be able to track all their forest-related sustainability efforts in one secure place.

New Platform to Help Rubber Industry Address Environmental Damage

Rubber plantations are a growing driver of deforestation worldwide, particularly in Southeast Asia and Western Africa. Mighty Earth joins Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber as founding member.

Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices

Anheuser-Busch partnership will produce more efficient rice-growing practices, while General Mills has committed to regenerate 1M acres of farmland by 2030.

Report: Orgs Committed to UNGC Outperform on Supply Chain Sustainability

A new EcoVadis report finds that the greatest gaps between UNGC participants and nonparticipants are in the Sustainable Procurement and Environment themes.

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