/** START DO NOT REMOVE **/ /** END DO NOT REMOVE **/

Sustainability Has Never Been More Affordable

Successful sustainability practices are more important than ever. Not only will 90% of investors scrutinize a company’s sustainability performance before making investment decisions (according to this study), but nearly 50% of investors indicated that they would not...
Read More

EICC Responsible Electronics Triggers Conversation About Supply Chain Transparency

Global electronics companies joined by academia, international government officials, mining companies, smelters, and NGOs gathered last week for the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Responsible Electronics and Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI)...
Read More

Catholic Church, International Police Reaffirm Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

The world’s police chiefs and the Catholic Church reaffirmed their efforts to eradicate human trafficking this week. The Santa Marta Group, an international alliance of police chiefs and bishops, concluded a two-day summit in Rome today to review anti-slavery...
Read More

What Must Be Done to Combat Human Trafficking – Survivors Speak Out In a U.S. Advisory Council Report

Just last week, the U.S Advisory Council on Human Trafficking released its first annual report detailing policy recommendations for various aspects of the human trafficking supply chain, the first of its kind written by survivors. Established in 2015, the council is...
Read More

Sustainable Palm Oil a Moving Target

As worldwide efforts grow to support more sustainable palm oil development, one thing is clear: The geography and controversy change. For companies that have palm oil in their product lines, the ability to track and verify ethically and sustainably produced palm oil...
Read More

World Focus on Ethical Sourcing Turns to California as Leaders Gather

The World focus on ethical sourcing of materials will shift to California next month when the Conflict-Free Smelter Initiative (CFSI) holds its annual meeting in Santa Clara. Thousands of supply chain executives and sustainability officers from top-tier companies,...
Read More

NGO’s Engage In EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

The EU is one of the world’s largest trading bodies, accounting for 16.5% of the world's imports and exports. The EU has become a centralized market for products that contain conflict minerals. Conflict minerals are key components of products like jewelry, cars,...

read more

U.S. Senate Passes TSCA Reform

The U.S. Senate passed the TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Reform bill on June 7 with strong support. The bill is now headed to the President’s desk and is expected to be signed into law. The version of the TSCA Reform bill (TSCA Modernization Act of 2015)...

read more

GRI New Global Reporting Standards Released

The Global Reporting Institute (GRI) has released a new draft of Sustainability Reporting Guidelines that will be adopted by the Global Sustainability Standard Board (GSSB) by November. This second draft is open for public comment until July 17th. 30 different...

read more

Connect With Your Supply Chain To Increase Transparency

Request a Demo