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Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing

Top ethical and sustainable sourcing topics and trends, and what businesses are doing to address these issues in their supply chains

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Why Your Company Needs to Address Human Trafficking in Your Supply Chain
It’s likely that modern day slavery is in your supply chain; the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that close to $150 billion in annual company profits are tied to forced labor, and approximately 21 million people worldwide are victims of modern day slavery....
Mar 16, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Palm Oil in the Spotlight: HSBC Stops Lending to Companies Involved in Deforestation
HSBC recently pledged to cut ties with companies connected to deforestation for palm oil in major production zones. The decision followed a report from Greenpeace that highlighted HSBC’s connection with palm oil companies involved in the destruction of rainforests....
Feb 27, 2017 1:30 PM ET
Ashton Kutcher’s Testimonial Puts Technology at the Forefront of Combatting Human Trafficking
Actor Ashton Kutcher testified to Congress last week on modern day slavery, specifically human trafficking.  His non-profit organization, Thorn, has been developing unique, innovative...
Feb 23, 2017 4:15 PM ET
The Potential Dangers of Palm Oil Consumption
The European Safety Authority (ESFA) released a report last year highlighting the potential health hazards posed by the consumption of harmful compounds found in refined vegetable oils. The negative and often misleading news media coverage of Nutella that resulted was so strong that Ferrero (the manufacturer of...
Feb 21, 2017 5:15 PM ET
RSPO Makes Significant Progress on Palm Oil Sustainability
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is an organization dedicated to “transforming the market to make sustainable...
Feb 1, 2017 2:00 PM ET