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Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures
Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measuresArticle

Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

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The human cost of Chinese cotton: how does it impact SA?Article

A recent report detailed how ethnic minority labourers in the Xinjiang region in China - which produces 20% of the world's cotton - are forced to pick cotton by hand through state-mandated schemes...

1 Mar 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

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Covid-19 and the sustainable procurement revolutionArticle

Despite the Covid-19 doom and gloom, there are some silver linings. For starters, the pandemic has emphasised the interconnectedness between people, the planet, and profit. It has also heightened our sense of urgency to collectively mobilise our efforts to implement more sustainable practices...

Christelle Marais 10 Dec 2020

White paper identifies critical challenges in Covid-19 logistics
White paper identifies critical challenges in Covid-19 logisticsArticle

With first emergency use authorisations for Covid-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020, logistics providers are challenged to rapidly establish medical supply chains to deliver serums of unparalleled amounts of more than ten billion doses worldwide...

2 Oct 2020

Do you know where your coffee comes from? The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of knowing about our supply chains. Here, a woman carries harvested coffee beans in a coffee plantation in Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique, in August 2019. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food's murky supply chainsArticle

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...

Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020

Blockchain and the pharmaceutical supply chain
Blockchain and the pharmaceutical supply chainArticle

Blockchain technology can revolutionise many aspects of our lives, one of which is providing a secure, interoperable system for improving the visibility of pharmaceutical value chains...

Issued by Pyrotec 4 May 2020

H&M Group offers third parties access to global supply chain
H&M Group offers third parties access to global supply chainArticle

A new B2B initiative by H&M Group, called Treadler, allows external companies, including competitors, to access the group's global supply chain...

6 Mar 2020

Does your company follow a due diligence checklist?
Does your company follow a due diligence checklist?Article

The three major types of due diligence are legal, commercial and financial and it is wise to follow a checklist when gathering any such information...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Jan 2020

Does your company follow a due diligence checklist?
Does your company follow a due diligence checklist?Article

Effective due diligence helps companies safeguard their interests and mitigate risks, whether in relation to anti-money laundering or anti-bribery compliance, M&A activity, supply chain transparency or overall business health...

Issued by LexisNexis 28 Nov 2019

First traceable F&B packaging using plant-based polymers launched
First traceable F&B packaging using plant-based polymers launchedArticle

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards...

19 Nov 2019

Sherif Andrawes, BDO’s global head of natural resources
What's going to shake up the mining industry by 2030?Article

A new report has revealed the major changes predicted to shake up the world's mining sector by 2023, including specific South African predictions...

23 Oct 2019

Improving supply chain transparency
Improving supply chain transparencyArticle

Markem-Imaje has released six packaging intelligence solutions that help manufacturers digitalise their supply chains more easily and cost-effectively...

Issued by Pyrotec 31 May 2019

H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold online
H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold onlineArticle

H&M has launched a new transparency initiative that will see the retailer share details on for each garment it sells online. This information will include the country where it's produced, supplier names, factory names and addresses...

25 Apr 2019

Tetra Pak develops connected packaging platform
Tetra Pak develops connected packaging platformArticle

Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools.

11 Apr 2019

Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability
Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainabilityArticle

Sappi Limited has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain...

Issued by Sappi 1 Mar 2019

Nestlé enhances supply chain transparency by sharing list of suppliers
Nestlé enhances supply chain transparency by sharing list of suppliersArticle

Swiss transnational food and drink company Nestlé will accelerate its journey to reach full supply chain transparency by disclosing its list of suppliers alongside a variety of data of its 15 priority commodities...

5 Feb 2019

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom SteinArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Tom Stein, chairman and CCO of Stein IAS to find out what delegates can expect from his talk at B2B Marketing Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 June and his view of the B2B marketing landscape from a global perspective...

Jessica Tennant 13 Jun 2018

Transparency, traceability key supply chain issues for seafood industry
Transparency, traceability key supply chain issues for seafood industryArticle

The global nature of the seafood industry has resulted in transparency and traceability emerging as key supply chain issues, especially when it comes to combatting the growing threat of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing...

15 Mar 2018

Blockchain Food Safety Alliance formed to enhance supply chain transparency
Blockchain Food Safety Alliance formed to enhance supply chain transparencyArticle

Walmart, JD.com, IBM and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies have formed a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance...

19 Dec 2017

When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key
When driving supply chain performance, visibility is keyArticle

At its heart, supply chain management requires a balancing of operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and quality...

David Telford 27 Jul 2015

Supply chain impacts: between a rock and a hard place
Supply chain impacts: between a rock and a hard placeArticle

If the past were to repeat itself, supply chains of the future will evolve in line with the global trends that are fuelling the economy and transforming society and culture...

David Telford 20 Jul 2015

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