Supply Chains

Opinion: Making the business case for high animal welfare standards

Nicky Amos and Rory Sullivan, (Nov 7, 2017)

Nicky Amos and Rory Sullivan, architects of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, explain how companies such as Marks and Spencer and McDonald’s are driving higher standards through their supply chains

Covestro Case Study: Value Creation Keynote

Conference Recording, (Nov 7, 2017)

Fashion brands 'failing to heed warnings on viscose production'

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 23, 2017)

Leading firms have committed to source the garment fibre from sustainable forests, but are paying less attention to widespread environmental damage from toxic chemicals used in its production. We look at greener alternatives

The female micro-entrepreneurs disrupting India's garment trade

Rebecca Ley, (Oct 23, 2017)

IKEA Group is helping to tackle poverty and empower women by sourcing from a network of 30,000 artisans

Not so fast: Millennials press fashion brands for greater transparency

Rebecca Ley, (Oct 20, 2017)

Fashion Revolution and apps like Not My Style and Project Just are harnessing the power of socially aware consumers to press for better conditions for garment workers

New apps to keep tabs on the factory floor

Nadine Hawa, (Oct 20, 2017)

We look at the technology available to help fashion brands identify social and environmental risks deep in their supply chains

‘Four years after Rana Plaza, garment workers are still dying in unsafe factories’

Nadine Hawa, (Oct 20, 2017)

Fashion brands’ continuing failure to reveal their Bangladesh suppliers is impeding progress to prevent another tragedy, say human rights campaigners. But C&A Foundation aims to use crowdsourcing to digitally map the entire Bangladesh garment sector

The impact intrapraneurs: How eBay Korea broke down barriers for disabled customers

Terry Slavin, (Oct 19, 2017)

In this guest blog, Karen Deignan of Net-Works interviews Yun Hui Hong of eBay Korea to find out how she created CarePlus, a specialist store on its auction platform that gives users access to a world of useful and innovative products, including the first Braille watch

Opinion: FTSE 100 not doing enough to tackle modern slavery

Phil Bloomer, (Oct 16, 2017)

Leadership by the world’s richest companies is crucial to ending slave-like conditions in supply chains, argues Phil Bloomer of the Business and Human Rights Resources Centre. But as a report published today finds, progress by most FTSE 100 companies has been disappointing