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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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The Global Approach to Supply Chain Transparency and Compliance

The Global Approach to Supply Chain Transparency and Compliance | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Transparency International recently reported that emerging market multinationals have dangerously low transparency standards. Specifically, 75 of 100 assessed companies (in their report) scored less than 5 out of 10 overall and scored an average of 48% for disclosure of their anti-corruption programs.
EcoVadis's insight:

It is a must for SMEs as well as large companies to keep up with new regulations and compliance even though this can be time consuming and challenging. 

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Place innovation at the core of supply chain management, says Mars

Place innovation at the core of supply chain management, says Mars | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Last year, Mars and Danone announced their intentions to invest €50m each into the Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming Scheme aimed at increasing the productivity of smallholder farmers to prioritise key crops including cocoa, sugar and palm oil across 40 projects worldwide.
The partnership reflects an increasing willingness from global food and beverage firms to drive positive change in sustainable sourcing, with both Nestle and Mondelez recently displaying strong commitments to supply chain transparency.

EcoVadis's insight:

Big multinational Mars is placing innovation at the heart of their supply chain through R&D, investment and training; it's only a matter of time before others follow the lead

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