supply chain

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

RMI and the Copper Mark Launch Public Consultation on Revised Criteria for Responsible Minerals and Metals

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ALEXANDRIA and CHELTENHAM, May 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Copper Mark today announced the launch of a public consultation on the draft Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) and Criteria Guide. The consultation is available to all interested stakeholders and will be open from May 2 to July 1, 2022.

Accelerating Climate Action: Project Gigaton™ Marks Key Milestone

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation

Today, Walmart marks a major milestone: We are now more than halfway toward our goal to reduce or avoid 1 billion metric tons (a gigaton) of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from product supply chains by 2030 through our Project Gigaton™ initiative. With over 4,500 of our suppliers engaged since the initiative’s launch in 2017, and suppliers reporting a cumulative total of more than 574 million metric tons of emissions reduced or avoided, Project Gigaton™ continues to make progress as one of the largest private sector consortia of its kind.

RBA and AWS Partner to Address Water Risks in Supply Chains

Responsible Business Alliance and Alliance for Water Stewardship Sign Memorandum of Understanding
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. and NORTH BERWICK, Scotland, March 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) today announced their partnership to increase awareness of water risks in supply chains and help companies address those risks through improved water stewardship.

Responsible Glove Alliance Launches to Protect Industry Workers in Malaysia

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Glove Alliance (RGA) today announced its initial launch to help ensure the rights and dignity of workers vulnerable to forced labor in Malaysia’s rubber glove industry are consistently respected and promoted through responsible recruitment and employment practices.

Norwegian Supply Chain Transparency Act: What Norway's New Due Diligence Law Means for Your Business and How EcoVadis Can Help


From July 1, 2022, the Norwegian Transparency Act will impose extensive new due diligence obligations on large companies selling products and services in Norway. The legislation mandates that liable firms be able to account for the human rights and fair labor practices, not only of direct or “Tier 1” suppliers, but of all those indirect vendors and subcontractors who comprise the entirety of the upstream and downstream value chain.

Launch Event: Blockchain-Enabled FairCapacity Platform Showcases Garment Manufacturers' Production Capacity and Labor Performance

New digital platform aims to improve labor practices and working conditions in the apparel sector, while also improving business performance.

SAI will host a virtual launch event for FairCapacity, an innovative blockchain-enabled platform that helps manufacturers improve production planning and advertise capacity, quality, and labor compliance to brands, on January 31, 2022.

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SAI will host a virtual launch event for FairCapacity, an innovative blockchain-enabled platform that helps manufacturers improve production planning and advertise capacity, quality, and labor compliance to brands, on January 31, 2022.

Bonsucro's New Production Standard Strengthens Sustainability in Sugarcane

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January 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Bonsucro, the leading global sustainability platform for sugarcane, has published its revised Production Standard with new requirements to address critical global risks such as greenhouse gas emissions, water, biodiversity, and respect for workers’ rights in the sugarcane sector.

How Johnson & Johnson's Innovative Supply Chain Technology is Helping Transform How We Work - and Live

The company now has more Lighthouse designations than any other. Learn how Johnson & Johnson sites are improving how and when we get the healthcare products and services we need and serving as a beacon to other manufacturers worldwide.

Every day, more and more new technologies that seem straight out of a sci-fi movie—from intelligent robots to self-driving cars—are making headlines.

For companies around the world, identifying and implementing these new technologies has become a priority. But some have been quicker to adapt than others. The World Economic Forum established the Global Lighthouse Network in collaboration with McKinsey & Co. in 2018 to accelerate a more comprehensive and inclusive adoption of these technologies in manufacturing.


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