New Resource Encourages Supply Chain Disclosures for ‘Conflict Minerals’
ALEXANDRIA, Va. and AMSTERDAM, October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), have launched a toolkit to advance reporting on sourcing minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
Organizations to Leverage Respective Strengths for Mica Supply Chains Globally
PARIS & ALEXANDRIA, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working conditions in mica industry supply chains globally.
UNFCCC Senior Director of Policy and Programme Coordination, UNCCC to speak on climate action at #TFORM event in October
Martin Frick joins CEOs and business leaders from Europe’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how business can undertake the transformation of their value chain to deliver positive social and environmental impacts at Ethical Corporation’s Transform Summit, 16 & 17 October in Amsterdam.
Martin Frick will be discussing how climate change can be reversed through the restoration of the natural capital and reducing carbon emissions.
What is supply chain sustainability? As a business, do you want to build a supply chain that is resilient in the face of the struggles we experience today? For an answer to these questions and more, read Antea Group's new blog.
It’s been reported that a regenerative approach to forests, water and land can represent a 30% of carbon savings by 2030. Companies are realising that one cost-effective way of tackling the climate crisis is by restoring and protecting the biodiversity of the planet.
By: Tara Norton, Managing Director, BSR, and Jayson Berryhill, Co-Founder and Partner, (en)visible
This blog is the first in a series where BSR and (en)visible will document our project to establish a blockchain-enabled traceable supply chain that delivers sustainability benefits to all the actors in the supply chain.
Did you know it costs more to ship 100 pounds of feathers, than 100 pounds of bricks? Shipping costs are determined by volumetric weight, a pricing technique for commercial freight transportation which uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width, height of a package. A less dense item generally occupies more volume of space, in comparison to its actual weight – so when you are transporting items you are essentially paying for the space your product is occupying in the airplane or truck carrying it.
by Leah Thibault, CEI Capital Management and Brett Richardson, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
The idea of “nose-to-tail” dining, shorthand for using as much of an animal as possible, has no field-grown counterpart. What about the grains that make up so much of our agricultural production and diet? Where is our “seed to stalk?”
Three industry experts in the apparel industry took part in a webinar hosted by the Sourcing Journal on the topic of transparency.
The importance of transparency has continued to gain traction in the apparel and fashion industry in recent years, and for good reasons. Clothing shapes more than just our wardrobes, it shapes the environmental, economic and social landscapes of the countries where they are produced.