Global Supply Chain Labor Standards

May 30, 2012 1:00 PM ET

The Conference Board Report

Due to their increasing practice of outsourcing the production and assembly of products to third parties around the world, many companies have taken an active interest in supply chain labor standards. This report examines the adoption of supplier codes of conduct and supply chain labor policies, offers a framework for companies that wish to implement supply chain sustainability programs, and provides an overview of media coverage, proxy voting guidelines, and shareholder resolutions related to this topic.


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