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Released 11th September 2013 The annual UN Global Compact Sustainability report released last week says weakness in supply chain sustainability strategies among large companies is resulting in a disparity between what is promised and what results are produced. Although the majority … Continue reading

September 11th, 2013

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Released 25th June 2013 Businesses must adapt to remain competitive in a world with diminishing natural resources and other environmental challenges according to a report entitled ‘GEO-5 for Business: Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Corporate Sector’ released by … Continue reading

June 26th, 2013

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Released 21st June 2013 Despite the G8 talks in Lough Erne being dominated by tax and Syria, the leaders did have time to sign an open data charter and publish pledges on climate change. Richard Gladhill, Head of Climate Change … Continue reading

June 21st, 2013

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Released 21st May 2013 Written by Robert Clarke for Open Government Partnership As David Cameron prepares for the UK’s presidency of the G8, the issue of supply chain transparency is already gaining considerable momentum, driven largely by high profile supply chain disasters … Continue reading

May 21st, 2013

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Released 20th May 2013 Business need to share best practice, understand supplier sustainability credentials and collaborate to overcome potential supply chain disasters, according to a report by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). The report conducted in conjunction … Continue reading

May 20th, 2013

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Released 10th May 2013 The ‘greening’ of global trade could provide an alternative avenue to development for countries heavily dependent on natural resource-based products, claims the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) in a new report. UNEP acknowledges in the report that although … Continue reading

May 10th, 2013

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Released 10th May 2013 Customer leverage, mandatory reporting and open data are essential if businesses are to meet Government and UN calls for supply chain transparency and businesses are to avoid another Bangladesh disaster, according to sustainability data site Ecodesk. … Continue reading

May 10th, 2013

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