Fighting Corruption in Global Supply Chains: A Report Card 

January 29, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

For global manufacturers today, efforts to eliminate corruption from supply chains aren’t going much better than the fight to curb labor abuses. In our last episode, we examined the less-than-stellar record of apparel and footwear companies in ensuring factory workers’ rights. Now, a survey by EcoVadis reveals a similarly dismal report card for the battle against corruption, including bribery, fraud, conflicts of interest and money laundering. Based on an analysis of more than 20,000 companies between January, 2017 and June, 2018, the average business ethics score was just 42.2 out of 100.

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