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  • Acosta: Consumers want retailers to invest in sustainability 

    Acosta: Consumers want retailers to invest in sustainability 

    Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today released its latest research report, Sustainability Impact on Purchase...

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  • Procurement Executives are Now Prioritizing Sustainability

    Procurement Executives are Now Prioritizing Sustainability

    Sustainability goals within the supply chain is still a work in progress. According to the report, only 48% of supplier respondents believe that buying organizations they work with are engaged...

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  • Supply Chain Risks Compromise Global Performance Grow

    Supply Chain Risks Compromise Global Performance Grow

    In its fifth year, the 2021 Sustainability Risk and Performance Index examines the sustainability performance of more than 46,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis during the period 2016-2020 and...

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  • The Vital Role of Procurement in Climate Action 

    The Vital Role of Procurement in Climate Action 

    The drivers for climate action have never been stronger. Growing sustainability concerns from investors, a surge in new climate change regulations, and massive global shifts in public opinion have...

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  • Connecting the Dots Between ESG Objectives and Source-to-Pay Processes

    Connecting the Dots Between ESG Objectives and Source-to-Pay Processes

    The procurement function is key to executing and accelerating ESG initiatives as their strategies orchestrate where and how a company spends. Procurement can choose suppliers that conduct their...

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  • [CSRWorks] Labour And Human Rights Assessment

    [CSRWorks] Labour And Human Rights Assessment

    In the third webinar of this four-part series with CSRWorks, you will learn about the importance of having effective labor and human rights practices in your sustainability management system, what...

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  • Seafood sustainability top of mind for shoppers

    Seafood sustainability top of mind for shoppers

    An expanding base of environmentally conscious consumers is changing the face of seafood merchandising.With sustainability top of mind for many shoppers, it is becoming increasingly important for...

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  • The DNA of a Sustainable Procurement Leader

    The DNA of a Sustainable Procurement Leader

    Sustainable procurement was top of mind for companies before COVID-19, but the pandemic shone a spotlight on supply chain failures that led many to fear global sustainability progress would come...

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  • Businesses must embrace circular economy practices says Capgemini research 

    Businesses must embrace circular economy practices says Capgemini research 

    Businesses must adopt circular economy models to meet consumer demands and mitigate future supply chain risk. Consumers are becoming more discerning and more demanding of businesses to be...

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  • The EU wants business to be sustainable. But it must empower companies to do that

    The EU wants business to be sustainable. But it must empower companies to do that

    A new European Parliament report sets out recommendations for sustainable corporate governance.The present voluntary due-diligence regime on sustainability is inadequate.Any mandatory regime must...

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  • World-leading Environment Act becomes law

    World-leading Environment Act becomes law

    Legislation that will protect and enhance our environment for future generations has now passed into UK law.Through the Act, we will clean up the country’s air, restore natural habitats, increase...

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  • EcoVadis at COP26: Setting the Agenda for Supply Chain Decarbonization at Scale

    EcoVadis at COP26: Setting the Agenda for Supply Chain Decarbonization at Scale

    All eyes are on Glasgow, where world leaders are meeting  this week to set ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets and secure net-zero globally by 2050. EcoVadis’s Head of Sustainability...

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  • Supply Chains Key to Scaling Corporate Net Zero Pledges in Line With COP26 

    Supply Chains Key to Scaling Corporate Net Zero Pledges in Line With COP26 

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and action has, in the years following the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement (2015), been established as a top priority on the corporate sustainability...

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  • Ivalua study shows COP26 pledges are not being fulfilled

    Ivalua study shows COP26 pledges are not being fulfilled

    Research from Ivalua – the leading global spend management cloud provider – has revealed that very few European suppliers are being regularly assessed on sustainability practices, with less than a...

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  • H&M Promises to Halve Its Emissions Every 10 Years 

    H&M Promises to Halve Its Emissions Every 10 Years 

    Looking beyond COP26, H&M says it envisions a fossil-free supply chain. The Swedish retailer revealed Friday that it has committed to halving its emissions every 10 years in alignment with the...

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  • Amazon unveils ‘curbside recyclable’ grocery delivery packaging

    Amazon unveils ‘curbside recyclable’ grocery delivery packaging

    “Rolling out just in time for Thanksgiving, Amazon’s new packaging is made from recycled paper and is curbside recyclable,” Landry wrote. “Whether customers are ordering turkey, green beans, or...

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  • DPDHL to invest EUR 60 million to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel

    DPDHL to invest EUR 60 million to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel

    As part of the COP26 climate conference, Deutsche Post DHL Group has announced a further step towards introducing climate-friendly aviation logistics. The Group has agreed a new partnership with...

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  • Ahold Delhaize eyes expedited net-zero target

    Ahold Delhaize eyes expedited net-zero target

    Ahold Delhaize has moved up its net-zero carbon emissions target by 10 years.The Zaandam, Netherlands-based global food retailer said Friday that the company and its brands now aim to reach...

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