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  • KPMG - Digital procurement

    KPMG - Digital procurement

    EcoVadis's insight:In this new era where emerging procurement technologies are now plentiful, leading procurement functions are looking beyond traditional S2P platforms. Our point of view, is that...

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  • Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets

    Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets

    The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has 34 luxury hotels in 24 countries. In 2012, it set out to make a lasting impact — sustainability-wise. The company has been striving to reduce its...

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  • How can the EU Contribute to Global Deforestation Reduction? 

    How can the EU Contribute to Global Deforestation Reduction? 

    EU action on tackling deforestation is urgently needed, as rising demand for commodities is exacerbating pressure on land worldwide. To have an impact on deforestation rates, the EU cannot act...

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  • Volkswagen Group Promotes Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials for a Sustainable Planet

    Volkswagen Group Promotes Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials for a Sustainable Planet

    The car industry, one of the largest polluters in the world, is showing its efforts to reduce it, as passenger cars produced approximately three billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions...

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  • Canadian MPs back bill requiring companies to crack down on forced labour 

    Canadian MPs back bill requiring companies to crack down on forced labour 

    Members of Parliament unanimously voted Wednesday to clamp down on modern slavery by backing a bill requiring Canadian companies to ensure they are not using forced labour or exploiting child...

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  • A Deep Dive Into Sustainability with AWIE Australia

    A Deep Dive Into Sustainability with AWIE Australia

    Sustainability is more than just a buzzword — it’s something brands need to embrace if they want to get new customers and keep existing ones coming back. Yotpo’s State of Brand Loyalty 2022 survey...

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  • Five trends shaping the renewable energy sector 

    Five trends shaping the renewable energy sector 

    The renewable energy sector in North America is rapidly expanding, with the proportion of electricity the U.S. gets from solar and wind nearly quadrupling in the past decade. Its growth has been...

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  • Supply Chain Resiliency: Mitigating Current and Future Impacts

    Supply Chain Resiliency: Mitigating Current and Future Impacts

    Three-quarters of all supply chains have experienced difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading companies to consider reconfiguring their supply chains to promote greater resiliency. But...

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  • Technology Companies Succeed with A Data-Driven Approach to Sustainable Procurement

    Technology Companies Succeed with A Data-Driven Approach to Sustainable Procurement

    This ebook takes a brief look at the supply chain challenges facing the tech sector and the factors which guide it in rethinking sustainable procurement systems before illustrating how tech...

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  • Why Biodiversity Protection is Essential for Resilient Supply Chains

    Why Biodiversity Protection is Essential for Resilient Supply Chains

    Efforts on the Biodiversity Crisis Fall Drastically Short The analysis sheds light on a serious lack of visibility on the biodiversity crisis, which is best illustrated when compared to awareness...

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  • The BMW Group and BASF joined forces for more sustainable vehicle coatings 

    The BMW Group and BASF joined forces for more sustainable vehicle coatings 

    The BMW Group has chosen to use BASF Coatings’ CathoGuard® 800 ReSource e-coat at its plants in Leipzig, Germany, and Rosslyn, South Africa, and the iGloss® matt ReSource clearcoat throughout...

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  • How 'demand' chains could increase profits while fighting climate change

    How 'demand' chains could increase profits while fighting climate change

    If we want to save the planet, we must change the way we move goods around it. We must create more sustainable supply chains. In their 2021 study The Sustainable Supply Chain Paradox: Balancing...

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  • Asia Pulp & Paper eyes 2060 net-zero emissions target 

    Asia Pulp & Paper eyes 2060 net-zero emissions target 

    The paper giant is aiming to rein in its massive carbon footprint in line with the Indonesian government's own net-zero target. Environmentalists fret that the company's aim to triple production...

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  • How is Mars promoting living incomes for cocoa smallholders?

    How is Mars promoting living incomes for cocoa smallholders?

    Mars Inc hopes to make a positive contribution to the livelihoods of smallholder cocoa farmers. The chocolate giant is trialling two new programmes that aim to address some of the structural...

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  • JD Williams launches new sustainable clothing brand in responsible sourcing commitment - Sustainability

    JD Williams launches new sustainable clothing brand in responsible sourcing commitment - Sustainability

    JD Williams today launches a new sustainable clothing brand as part of its commitment to responsible sourcing. JD Williams, part of home shopping business N Brown Group, says its new Anise women’s...

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  • Shareholders want Phillips 66 to study risks of investing in virgin plastic

    Shareholders want Phillips 66 to study risks of investing in virgin plastic

    In a first for a resin producer, a slight majority of Phillips 66 Co.'s shareholders have told the company it needs to detail its financial risks if the economy transitions away from virgin...

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  • Corporate sustainability requires impactful clean energy investments

    Corporate sustainability requires impactful clean energy investments

    As climate impacts continue to ramp up, so too has the global response, particularly from the private sector.More than 350 major companies have committed to 100% renewable energy as part of the...

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  • Tequila Company Buen Vato's Cardboard Bottle Reduces Shipping Costs, Emissions

    Tequila Company Buen Vato's Cardboard Bottle Reduces Shipping Costs, Emissions

    The tequila company Buen Vato has invested in sustainable manufacturing processes in order to produce a cardboard bottle. Stockholm-based distributor Alias Smith says the bottle is lighter to...

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  • Lidl Germany To Reduce Emissions In Own-Brand Milk Supply Chain

    Lidl Germany To Reduce Emissions In Own-Brand Milk Supply Chain

    Discounter Lidl Germany is promoting climate protection in its supply chain by encouraging the farmers of its own brand 'Ein Gute Stück Bayern' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions per litre of milk...

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  • Ford joins appeal to the EU for 100% all-electric vehicle sales by 2035

    Ford joins appeal to the EU for 100% all-electric vehicle sales by 2035

    Ford of Europe together with 27 companies have joined an appeal to the European Union (EU) to ensure all new cars and vans in Europe are zero emission from 2035 and to establish mandatory targets...

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