Supply Chains

Global survey reveals two thirds of adults not recycling all plastic waste

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 25, 2020)

Sponsored content: Hi-Cone’s first annual report on The State of Plastic Recycling reveals consumer attitudes towards recycling and the circular economy

Deadline 2020: Big brands double down on efforts to source deforestation-free palm oil

Terry Slavin, (Feb 11, 2020)

Consumer boycotts and the failure to meet 2020 #NDPE commitments have lit a fire under efforts to clean up complex palm oil supply chains in the past year. Terry Slavin talks to brands, NGOs and palm oil producers to assess the impact on critically important tropical forests and the people who live there

Eyes in the skies: The push to beef up surveillance of palm oil deforestation

Terry Slavin, (Feb 10, 2020)

Terry Slavin reports on how brands like Nestlé, Mars, PepsiCo and Unilever are turning to tech and partners on the ground to monitor deforestation risk around the mills that supply them

Ellen MacArthur Foundation launches metrics tool in bid to speed circular economy

Terry Slavin, (Jan 15, 2020)

Terry Slavin reports on how the new Circulytics tool, which has been tested by 30 companies, including Brambles and DS Smith, will help companies track their progress on cutting waste and CO2 emissions

Seven best practices in sustainable supplier engagement

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 6, 2020)

Sponsored content: Consulting firm Navigant sets out a roadmap for creating a green supply chain and explains why sustainability can be a game-changer in procurement

'To achieve the SDGs in a warming climate we will have to change how we produce our food'

Sunny Verghese, (Jan 3, 2020)

Olam’s Sunny Verghese says a global food and agricultural system in line with the Global Goals would unlock economic value of more than $2tn by 2030

'In Asia, sustainability leadership in the 2020s must start with rethinking waste'

Pat Dwyer, (Jan 2, 2020)

Pat Dwyer of The Purpose Business looks at the need for a paradigm shift if Asia is to be on track to deliver on responsible consumption by 2030

'We need companies to promote social protectionism in the coming trade wars’

John Morrison, (Jan 2, 2020)

John Morrison of the Institute for Human Rights and Business argues that initiatives to safeguard both environment and human rights will be critical for the radical transformations that will be required in decade ahead

Shining a light on corporate human rights abuses in the Pacific

Amy Sinclair, (Dec 9, 2019)

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s Amy Sinclair introduces a new portal that focuses attention on a resource-rich area remote from the rest of the world

Traceability and Transparency - Tier 1 and Beyond

Conference Recording, (Dec 5, 2019)

Why sustainable rice is an overlooked challenge for climate action

Alejandro Litovsky, (Nov 29, 2019)

With rice the main staple for half the planet, green bonds to inventivise 150 million smallholder rice farmers to adopt climate-smart practices may help avoid social unrest as well as global warming, argues Earth Security Group’s Alejandro Litovsky

Management Interview: Inke van der Sluijis - RSPO

Conference Recording, (Nov 14, 2019)

Climate Action Keynote: Adopting a Restorative Strategy

Conference Recording, (Nov 13, 2019)