“We need to be hot on our game to ensure that suppliers are meeting ethical standards, and that we're operating in an ethical and compliant way ourselves.”
Procurement is bestowed with a power to join supply chains in a way that nobody else can, so we need to be hot on our game when it comes to sustainable procurement.
Sustainability is not just about carbon emissions - former CPO EMEA JLL and current SPP Ambassador Rob Alexander also holds a much-needed focus on key issues around child labour and modern slavery, all activities which procurement possesses a power to prevent.
Rob joins Martin Smith this week to consider the importance of aligning corporate goals with the common goal of sustainability, and how to educate senior directors that a move towards sustainable supply chains is as much about commercial value as it is about ethical practice...
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