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Australian retailers Rivers, Coles, Target, Kmart linked to Bangladesh factory worker abuse

Australian retailers Rivers, Coles, Target, Kmart linked to Bangladesh factory worker abuse | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it

Impoverished Bangladeshi workers claim they have been physically abused and threatened while working in sweatshops used by some of Australia's best-known retailers. In one case, they were beaten and their representatives were told they would be killed if they protested against working conditions. The ABC's Four Corners visited factories that big Australian brands including Rivers, Coles, Target and Kmart have ordered clothes from that do not meet international standards.


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Sodexo to Serve Eco-Labeled Seafood, Improve Supply Chain Sustainability

Sodexo to Serve Eco-Labeled Seafood, Improve Supply Chain Sustainability | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Sodexo will serve Marine Stewardship Council-certified seafood at 11 Washington, DC-area locations and has agreed to use the Real Food Calculator to increase supply-chain sustainability on all Sodexo-contracted campuses.
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Procurement guidance published to bust equality myths | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management

Procurement guidance published to bust equality myths | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a guide to advise buyers how to comply with the public sector Equality Duty and dispel 'misconceptions' about responsibilities.
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CPOs hesitant to spend more on CSR - Procurement Leaders

CPOs hesitant to spend more on CSR - Procurement Leaders | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
A new study shows that while elements of CSR may not be expensive, there are doubts over commitment among CPOs to spend more.
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Ghanaian government urged to implement sustainable procurement

Samuel Sallas-Mensah, CEO of the Public Procurement Authority in Ghana, has urged the government to implement a sustainable procurement policy to increase opportunities for SMEs and women-owned businesses.

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How the GRI Framework Improves Supply Chain Efficiencies

How the GRI Framework Improves Supply Chain Efficiencies | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Supply chain activity has come to the forefront of decision making across all types of organizations. How can the GRI Framework help?

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HP sets labour limits on Chinese suppliers - Procurement Leaders

HP sets labour limits on Chinese suppliers - Procurement Leaders | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Electronics giant Hewlett Packard (HP) is imposing new employment limits on its Chinese suppliers as it looks to tackle labour abuses.
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renewable energy news | Government launches energy procurement first to unlock renewable investment

renewable energy news | Government launches energy procurement first to unlock renewable investment | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
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Press statement: BGMEA is responsible for the deaths of Tazreen’s workers | ShahidulNews

Press statement: BGMEA is responsible for the deaths of Tazreen’s workers | ShahidulNews | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
BGMEA is a giant propaganda machinery which protects
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EU considers trade action to improve Bangladesh labour standards

EU considers trade action to improve Bangladesh labour standards | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
After collapse of illegally built Rana Plaza factory, EU intends 'to turn up diplomatic heat' on Bangladesh garment industry
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71% of Consumers Think Green When Purchasing

71% of Consumers Think Green When Purchasing | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
A record-high 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop, up from 66 percent in 2008, according to research from Cone Communications.
Some 7 percent consider the environment every time they shop while 20 percent...

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Eco-label ‘jungle’ thwarts purchases: report | Labels & Legislation News

Eco-label ‘jungle’ thwarts purchases: report | Labels & Legislation News | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain.
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Australia to stamp out supply chain slavery | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management

Australia to stamp out supply chain slavery | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Through new anti-slavery laws and training for public purchasers, the Australian government aims to combat slave labour in supply chains.
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EBN - Michael Kirschner - In Supply Chain, Environmental, Social Responsibility Heats Up

EBN - Michael Kirschner - In Supply Chain, Environmental, Social Responsibility Heats Up | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
With ever-expanding demands for better environmental and social performance in many sectors of the industry, electronics manufacturers should take a more active approach to compliance and rule setting.

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An insightful overview of the numerous regulatory compliance requirements and other voluntary standards to be developed or released in 2013.  A common feature is that all of them related to profound changes in product lifecycle analysis and management.

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Tesco promises supply chain transparency

Tesco promises supply chain transparency | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
The supermarket chain CEO announces plans to open up the supply chain, following the European food sourcing.

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renewable energy news | Government launches energy procurement first to unlock renewable investment

renewable energy news | Government launches energy procurement first to unlock renewable investment | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
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Responsible Procurement – If water has (or could have) a significant impact on your procurement (category) strategy, then read this.

Responsible Procurement – If water has (or could have) a significant impact on your procurement (category) strategy, then read this. | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Thanks for stopping by. You are probably stopping by because you know that water has (or could have) a significant impact on your procurement (category)
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Sustainable organizations? Start with sustainable procurement

Sustainable organizations? Start with sustainable procurement | Sustainable Proc. | Scoop.it
Sustainable procurement is a top priority for increasing numbers of companies. This trend places new demands on chief procurement officers and requires more effective cross-company collaboration.

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