A Great Book for Spring with a Supply Chain Twist

- April 18, 2014 11:00 AM | Categories: Friday Fun

Bookshelf1 Last month, I highlighted the Tournament of Books as a way to source a new book to read. I’ve since finished reading Hanya Yanigahara’s The People in the Trees, and hoo boy, it’s not the easiest one to recommend. It’s a great and challenging read, but given its subject matter, it’s not exactly the kind of book you’d just hand to a stranger.

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Social Responsibility Initiatives in Supply Chain and Procurement

- April 18, 2014 7:00 AM | Categories: Governance, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability

Editor’s note: This post comes to us from Spend Matters, where Jason will be writing quite a bit about the EcoVadis research, so stay tuned. Last week at the Dutch Sourcing Awards, Wim Peters of EcoVadis presented a whirlwind of facts and figures from research EcoVadis conducted in collaboration with A.T. Kearney on the state and trending of CSR initiatives and programs. I’ll share some of the results in a series of posts, starting first with tracing the evolution overtime of the prioritization and importance of corporate social responsibility initiatives inside companies. In terms of the overall importance of implementing CSR […]

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