Ethical Supply Chain

Empowering Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by Christine Fraser, Chief Responsibility Officer
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Being part of this year’s  Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) Summit was truly amazing.  I found myself in a room with more than 100 women entrepreneurs, from 16 countries, representing 25 industries with a combined revenue of over $4 billion – all discussing issues and opportunities women entrepreneurs face as they scale and grow their businesses across the globe.

Cisco VIDEO | Meet the Global Problem Solver: Good World Solutions

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Good World Solutions’s mobile technology allows companies — and consumers — to know what life is like for the thousands of factory workers behind the scenes.

Click here to learn more about Cisco's Innovation Impact.

Creating a More Sustainable Cocoa Sector

Cargill joins first-of-its-kind global initiative to end cocoa supply chain deforestation
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Cargill is committed to ensuring a sustainable cocoa supply chain by enabling farmers to produce more and improve their livelihoods. As part of Cargill’s broader commitment to end deforestation, the cocoa supply chain is taking steps to protect forests and focus production on existing farmland.

How to Properly Recycle Electronics Avoiding Environment, Human Rights Abuse

by Sarah Murry, HP Newsroom Managing Editor
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Not all aging gadgets will be safely dismantled and have their components scrapped or re-used when dropped off at local US recycling centers, according to Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental nonprofit.

HP to IT Industry: Bring Transparency to E-Recycling Supply Chains

by Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
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HP says transparency is key to ensuring responsible electronics recycling, and as such the tech company has disclosed the names and locations of all of its recycling vendors — and is challenging the IT industry to follow suit.

New Timberland X Thread Collection Delivers Good With Every Fiber

Collaboration transforms plastic bottles from the streets of Haiti into shoes, t-shirts and bags made with Thread™ fabric, creating vital jobs in the developing world
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STRATHAM, N.H., March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today launched the Timberland X Thread collection in partnership with Thread, a Certified B Corporation that transforms plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti into what Thread calls “the most responsible fabric on the planet.” The collection goes beyond environmental sustainability, creating

The Wendy's Company Enhances and Expands Supplier Code of Conduct

Code Expanded to Additional Suppliers in the United States and Canada, with Highlights on Social Responsibility Requirements for Conducting Business within the Wendy’s Family
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DUBLIN, Ohio, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  The Wendy's Company today announced the expansion of its Supplier Code of Conduct which now includes all U.S. and Canadian contracts managed by Quality Supply Chain Cooperative (QSCC) and suppliers that provide a significant stream of goods or services to The Wendy’s Company on an annual basis.

Cargill and the International Cocoa Initiative on a Journey to Improve the Lives of Children

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MINNEAPOLIS, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Cargill, one of the world’s largest food and agriculture companies, and the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), a leader in child protection in cocoa growing, have partnered to expand their joint actions on child labour in Côte d’Ivoire. Scaling up a relationship that has been ongoing since 2002, the two organizations are now establishing a monitoring system in Cargill’s cocoa supply chain to identify and protect children, especially those involved in child labour.

Kirstie McIntyre on HP’s Full Lifecyle Responsibility

by Kirstie McIntyre, Global Director, HP Sustainability
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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.‘s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. In this case study she shares with us the approach that has set HP apart as an industry leader when it comes to the circular economy.

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.‘s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. In this case study she shares with us the approach that has set HP apart as an industry leader when it comes to the circular economy.

Cargill’s Progress on Building Deforestation-Free Supply Chains Outlined in New Report

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MINNEAPOLIS, January 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In a report issued today, Cargill presented progress on its efforts to meet its commitment to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains. The first Cargill Report on Forests covers on-the-ground actions within six priority supply chains and global collaborations to advance sustainable agriculture.

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