Sustainable Sourcing Articles

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EU Commission takes legal action against members on plastics

The European Commission has brought legal action against 11 of its member states for their nonchalance on the Single-Use Plastics Directive.

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Deforestation in the light of supply chain accountability

A recent paper published by Chatham House looks at 'forest-risk' commodity supply chains, and the shifting nature of effective oversight in sustainability

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TfS develops sophisticated systems in tracking CO2 emissions

'Together for Sustainability', a group of 37 chemicals companies develops a standardised chemical modelling system to accurately track carbon footprints

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Profits vs Sustainable, circular economies

What would be the sustainability positions of companies, if profits were not impacted? Are there solutions to the profits-first problem to sustainability?

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GSK ushers in supplier sustainable procurement programme

Global biopharma company GlaxoSmithKline launches sustainable procurement programme at scope 3 level, requiring all suppliers to implement by 2023

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Schneider takes gold: CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards

Schneider Electric takes first place in awards through its Zero Carbon Project influencing over 1000 of its partners

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Ben & Jerry's: Moving to a responsible dairy sourcing model

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's moves to a sustainable, responsible and ethical model for sourcing its dairy products

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New procurement strategies for the commercial use of drones

As the Indian government announces plans to become the world’s leading drone manufacturer, we consider the technology's commercial uses in various sectors