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Child Labor: Poison to the Ethical Supply Chain

Child Labor: Poison to the Ethical Supply Chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

According to the International Labour Organisation, there are over 215 million children working across the world and of these 115 million are thought to be involved in hazardous work. The number of those between the ages of 5-14 and engaged in child labour is estimated by UNICEF at around 150 million.

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Shoe-maker Puma tracks it carbon footprint through 'green accounting'

Shoe-maker Puma tracks it carbon footprint through 'green accounting' | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

In a quest to find out, sportswear giant Puma's chairman, Jochem Zeitz, helped develop the Environmental Profit & Loss Account, or EP&L, a balance sheet that assigns a dollar figure to the environmental costs inflicted at every step of the manufacturing process that transforms rubber, cotton, leather and other materials into the brand's iconic soccer shoes, track suits and jerseys.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain

If there's a production process that can be made safer, we seek out the foremost authorities in the world, then cut in a new standard and apply it to the entire supply chain.

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Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply Chain - New York Times

Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply Chain - New York Times | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Advocate Helps Track Polluters on Supply ChainNew York TimesOne of the institute's biggest challenges has been to track the links in the supply chain between global companies and local operators, since many have signed confidentiality agreements.
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New E-Learning Tool Guides Companies on Supply Chain Sustainability

The tool enables procurement, sourcing and other managers, to quickly and anonymously gauge their company's supply chain sustainability strategy against suggested global guidance.

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Consumers should reward supply-chain heroes

Consumers should reward supply-chain heroes | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Why can some companies get away with being bad corporate citizens at the expense of the developing world and others, try as they might, can’t shake past business sins?

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Green Light for the Automotive Supply Chain

Green Light for the Automotive Supply Chain | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Over the past decade, automotive manufacturers have invested heavily in boosting their green credentials, from environmental research and development...

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