It shouldn’t cost the earth for supply chains to meet our needs. Yet entrenched in many global supply chains are environmental abuse, poor working conditions, unequal distribution of profits, and inefficient use of resources.
Shifting these complex problems requires us to collaborate, remove barriers to progress, coordinate our efforts and innovate solutions in the face of disruptive change. Only then can we secure sustainable supply, viability and fair livelihoods across global industries.
What are our goals?
Talk to Charlene Collison, our Associate Director, Sustainable Value Chains and Livelihoods, or see more of our work below.
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Demand for sustainable products is growing, and calls for safe and sustainable products, with transparent and clear ingredient lists, are increasing. So, how do we get more sustainable products on retailers’ shelves?Read more
Working with apparel manufacturers in Asia and other value chain players across the sector, our innovation programme aims to fast-track solutions towards a circular economy.Read more
A practical tool based around four future scenarios to help consumer goods organisations plan for the years ahead.Read more
The production of sustainable cotton has enormous potential to create positive change. Sourcing more sustainable cotton is essential to reducing the apparel sector’s negative impacts and ensuring future supply.Read more
Together with the partners in the Cotton 2040 coalition, we are calling on brands and retailers to radically increase their sourcing of sustainable cotton and have launched a digital guide to support them with fast-tracking their sourcing strategiesRead more
Promising convenience, affordability and choice for busy consumers, food delivery services have burgeoned in recent years, particularly in Asia. In 2015, the Asia Pacific region accounted for nearly half the total value of global home food delivery, and it’s expected to be the industry’s fastest growing region in the next 2 years.Read more
We want to deliver a sustainable tea industry, from crop to cup. To do that, we need the cooperation and collaboration across the tea industry, from pickers and packers to producers and purchasers.Read more