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DHL analysis enables deep dive into supplier networks 

DHL further expands its supply chain management and analysis portfolio by launching the DHL Resilience360 Transparency Portal. The online collaboration service allows multinational companies to visualize the full picture of their supply network, including first tier suppliers, their suppliers and so forth.
EcoVadis's insight:

Great to see enterprises such as DHL put in place measures to mitigate risks and be more transparent in their supply chain.

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China, India Among 25 Economies Posing ‘Extreme’ Supply Chain Risks | CFO innovation ASIA

Modern slavery constitutes a ‘high’ or ‘extreme risk’ in 115 countries. The research concludes that Asian and African commodity producers and manufacturing countries pose the greatest challenge to companies navigating new legislation on supply chain disclosure, such as the UK Modern Slavery Act.
EcoVadis's insight:

Interesting research which analyses the breadth of national legislation; the quality of law enforcement; and reported evidence of trafficking, forced labour, servitude and slavery.

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Your Stakeholders Now Want to Understand Your Biggest Risks – and So Should You 

Your Stakeholders Now Want to Understand Your Biggest Risks – and So Should You  | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
In order to mitigate such risks, leading corporates and financial institutions globally have implemented policies and processes that drive their relationships with the companies from which they supply, in which they invest, with which they partner, etc. They want to reduce their blind spots and go into relationships with clients or counter-parties or suppliers with their eyes fully open.
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Transparency in supply chain drives an urgent need for the integration of sustainability into all aspects of business.

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Bertrand Maltaverne's curator insight, December 6, 2016 5:23 AM

Transparency in supply chain drives an urgent need for the integration of sustainability into all aspects of business.

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FCA Fiat Chrystler Letter to Stakeholders

FCA Fiat Chrystler Letter to Stakeholders | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

In the recently published sustainability report from FCA, the letter to stakeholders from the CEO and Chairman states:

"Results were also impacted by the interruption of supply following the Tianjin port explosion in August...."

EcoVadis's insight:

This letter from the Fiat-Chrystler CEO mentions supply chain interruption due to Tianjin explosion last year impacted results. A telling indicator of the visibility of supply risks to global businesses!

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