Now more than ever, risk management is a vital part of the procurement function, and hence the CPO’s responsibilities. One main reason is because supply chains are growing longer and are getting more complex.
Companies have new exposures in new geographic…
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Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced that it will offer its Business Administration - Sustainability degree program and several other college courses in sustainability…Continue
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This post inspired by the people of Paris and Sydney.
Millions of the world's citizens are making moves. They're all moves from what is to what can be.
Are you on the move?
Moving from a focus on results to a focus on reasons
Moving from dollars to sense
Moving from investment to legacy
Moving from more for the rich and less for the poor to less for the rich and more for the…Continue
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The art of lobbying has long been part of the United States’ eco-political process. Most grassroots organizations that focus outside of ‘big’ business view lobbying as a coveted vice, while established interests groups consider lobbying as an absolute necessity. The schism has to do…Continue
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For many years now I have used Skype as a vehicle to have continuous, conscious, and candid conversations with my clients. It means I can work with people regardless of where we happen to be in the world.
Recently I have begun using Zoom as a vehicle for 1:1s and group conversations. It's the best technology I have come…Continue
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Written by Responsible Procurement thought leader Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen for and with Ecovadis
Increased competition, higher customer expectations and shifting attitudes and awareness towards the environment and sustainability are a few of the pressures impacting the ever-changing world of procurement. Expected lifetime of a product is becoming ever shorter. Additionally supply chains are growing longer and are getting more complex.
Companies have new…
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Product stewardship in a product’s lifecycle must be a journey that incorporates the “seed” of a contract, through to the “shoots” of product design, manufacture, transport, sale, and the “fruits” of product use, all the way to the “composting” at the end of a product’s…Continue
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Will respecting human rights make the business more profitable?
Increasingly the answer is yes. The issue of human rights is moving up the agenda.
Though it is not that straight forward. Typically it will take a while before you can see it on the company’s bottom line.
Focusing on human rights, and other ethical approaches, can help build your company’s transparency. It can serve as a radar or early warning system.…Continue
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On Tuesday, November 25, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting an Open House event. From 5 – 7 p.m. at Ecotech Institute’s campus in Aurora, Colo., at 1400 S.…Continue
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Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Chris Gorrie as its new president. Gorrie’s responsibilities include guiding the strategic direction of the school;…Continue
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