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Unilever: it's time to challenge our value chain on sustainable sourcing

Unilever: it's time to challenge our value chain on sustainable sourcing | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Unilever's chief procurement officer Marc Engel has promised to be "relentless" in driving the company's efforts to reach its goal of sourcing 100% of raw materials sustainably by 2020.
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The Strategic Sourceror: Levi's built worker well-being and sustainability into supply chain

The Strategic Sourceror: Levi's built worker well-being and sustainability into supply chain | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Levi Straus and Co. has used the trend toward sustainability and listening to the voice of its workers to improve supply chain management, according to GreenBiz.com. Levi's new approach involves improving worker well-being by ensuring they have opportunities for economic empowerment, good health, family security, equality, access to education and a safe working environment.

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News about Levi Strauss & Co.'s recent move towards supplier capacity building and engagement.

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Tim Kitchin's curator insight, April 26, 2013 1:23 PM

Good to see economic empowerment figuring in here as we strive for greener GROWTH !

EcoVadis's comment, April 29, 2013 12:49 AM
Thanks for your comment. Indeed, "greener" growth also implies better social and economic conditions in global supply chains, not only environmental impacts as such. Let's hope for better economic and fair retribution for workers as well!

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