As we were undertaking research for this guide we came across a number of interesting publications and resources. A selection of these is detailed below.
A report exploring how companies are embedding sustainability in their supply chains by managing risks, and adopting corporate commitments to human rights, ethics, the environment and the communities from which they source goods and services.
- United Nations Global Compact
Provides a good overview of the supply chain and how to implement sustainability within it. Provides case studies from around the world.
- UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
The SPP Programme is co-led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, and the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI). This article provides an example of how public organisations are analysing their own value chains.
- Elly Strang
Space Between are encouraging New Zealand’s top fashion brands to share information about their supply chains to create more dialogue around ethics, sustainability and fashion.
- Elly Strang
This study reports that 49 percent of North American supply chain executives don’t view sustainability as a strategic priority despite the fact that more than half of consumers are willing to pay at least 5 percent more for products delivered sustainability and 76 percent would wait at least one extra day for climate-friendly transport.
- Sustainable Brands
Using the whole-chain approach to deliver a sustainable food system by 2025.