How innovation in traceability is creating accountability in retail supply chain

Looking back on a crucial career decision of my own, some ten years ago, to shift from a purely commercial focus on supply chains towards what was then the new horizon of sustainability, I can say with confidence that conceptually, ‘responsible supply chain operations’ have made it into mainstream thinking.


One time “Fringe” NGO’s have become a vital part of the global business environment

Historically in an adversarial relationship with other major players in the global business environment, the NGOs, which form part of what is collectively referred to as “civil society”, have garnered significant political currency as the issues they champion become higher profile and priority across the globe. NGOs have gone from “fringe” to mainstream in the international trade and global business environment.