How leading companies, NGOs and solution providers are working to address the myriad issues that can arise in any supply chain.
Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment. Blockchain’s full potential cannot be forecast with certainty. Yet, in a messy world where various parties struggle to gain enough good faith to work together on solutions, systems that engender trust will lay the foundation for progress.
USFRA’s new short film marks farmer movement to create sustainable food systems; and new reports from the UK’s National Farmers Union and General Mills’ Triple Bottom Line Operating Unit outline the way forward.
If we are to really shift the textile industry from one that is harming workers, local communities and the environment to one that is circular and sustainable, scalable solutions will be necessary.
Wooden pallets may not be the most glamorous part of the global supply chain, but nothing gets moved around without them, and they are a huge opportunity for a circular economy.
Rebbl’s approach shows that creating value through an ethical supply chain is possible — but it requires companies to really understand the situation on the ground, listen to local communities and create win-win solutions.
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.
Big data is now helping Barry Callebaut improve its farmer support programs in typically low-tech environments such as cocoa farms.
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.
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?
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. How can the world feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050 while also advancing economic development, protecting and restoring forests, and stabilizing the climate?
In conversation with Dr Tomaso Ceccarelli and Dr Elias Eyasu Fantahun — winners of the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms. Honest's new campaign showcases the brand’s purpose-driven DNA and longstanding mission to democratize organics and promote economic opportunity — as well as its expanding portfolio.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. ALLIED Feather & Down relaunches its global supply chain education and traceability tool for outdoor brands and consumers, while Arc’Teryx goes circular with Rock Solid Used Gear.
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.
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.
Cross-Posted from Chemistry, Materials & Packaging. While various agencies may continue to debate the safety of glyphosate, there’s no debate for us at One Degree Organics — and we have made a deliberate decision to ensure all our products are free from this questionable herbicide.
Cross-Posted from Collaboration. As corporate responsibility attracts more attention, more and more companies are working with peers and competitors in their respective industries to accomplish sustainability-related goals.
By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms. H&M’s move towards transparency has been praised by competitors and consumers alike. But other firms looking to emulate this approach should understand that transparency is merely the end goal in a multi-step process.
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.