Mars: Embracing Sustainable Simplification


Barry Parkin, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer at Mars explains how supply chain simplification helped the company become more resilient and produce deforestation-free palm oil. And this was only possible thanks to the selection of the right partners and suppliers.

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From Just in Time to Just in Case: Rethinking Supply Chain Strategy


As our companies move through the tactical response and rebound phases of the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re beginning to grapple with how to address the underlying vulnerabilities that caused this havoc across supply chains, and build enduring resilience. Meanwhile, demands for sustainability and transparency are growing stronger. At the nexus of these trends, several key factors have emerged for a deep strategic rethink of our value chains, with an ESG / Sustainability lens.  One of these key factors is the strategy for how supply chains are optimized.

SPLC Deep Dive: Defining the Delta - Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies


Most organizations’ volume of greenhouse gas emissions related to supply chain far outstrips their operational emissions. Yet purchasers’ insight into and control over supply chain emissions varies widely.

Join us for a critically important discussion of the tools and strategies procurement and sustainability professionals need to effectively identify Scope 3 baselines, and achieve, and accurately measure, reductions.


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ON Semiconductor: "Outstanding" and Platinum Award Winners!


Our company is committed to achieving continuous improvements in our corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. To evaluate our progress in CSR, as well as benchmark against similar companies within the semiconductor industry, our company regularly participates in several third-party assessments of our CSR program.

Essity Awarded Platinum EcoVadis Medal


Essity has been awarded the Platinum EcoVadis Medal.

This places Essity among the top 1% of the companies assessed by EcoVadis. 

Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has grown to become the world’s largest provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains.

Author Andrew Winston, EcoVadis to Discuss a New Era of Climate Action

Register now for “A New Era of Climate Action: The ‘Scope 3’ Secret to Global Emissions Reduction,” taking place on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. EST.

Almost overnight, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted global value chains.

From curbing greenhouse gas emissions to ending human rights violations in supply chains, investors, employees and consumers are demanding like never before that companies take responsibility for the impact of their operations. With this in mind, how have the tenets of stakeholder capitalism changed 10 months into the pandemic?

Supply Chain Sustainability Is a Core Strategy for Driving Impact on Growth, Valuation, Brand, and Society

Press Release

March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pressure is mounting for companies to add value to society.
Sustainability leaders and C-suite execs are on the hot seat - and not only those making public commitments like UN Global Compact, the SDGs, SBTi, “net zero” pledges, and the like. Demands for inclusive capitalism and a more purposeful economy are echoing across the globe, and into every corporate boardroom.

ON Semiconductor Recognized for its Sustainability Efforts


ON Semiconductor’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has grown substantially since its inception in 2008, initially focusing solely on compliance and audit via membership with the Responsible Business Alliance, to now including corporate citizenship, ON Semiconductor Foundation (corporate giving, employee volunteerism) and social/sustainability investing assessments. 

Over the last few years, ON Semiconductor has received recognition several times for our CSR efforts. The most notable include: 

Global Sustainability Performance Holds, Despite Corporate Commitments to Create a More Responsible Economy

Press Release

November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - EcoVadis just released its annual Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report offers comprehensive insight into the supply chain sustainability performance of more than 30,000 companies worldwide.

Here’s what you need to know:

Bridgestone Promotes Sustainability and Transparency Across Global Tire and Rubber Supply Chain

by Rachel Evans

Bridgestone has made steady progress in implementing its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy, which outlines the company’s path to achieving the ambitious goal of using only sustainable materials in all of its products by 2050.

Through its partnership with EcoVadis, a provider of sustainability, risk and performance ratings for global supply chains, the tire maker assesses suppliers’ current sustainability practices, and looks at what support is needed to improve on this.


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