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  • Budweiser lorry © Alamy CSR update - July 2014Brewer's drive to reduce CO2; Nestlé targets all tier-one suppliers; Mars commits to palm oil policy; Increased focus on sustainability; Great expectations for motor suppliers; Responsibility to local suppliers.
  • "Pulling together" © Skopein/Ikon images Pulling togetherLeveraged purchasing helps businesses to save on costs and avoids the problems of a consortium, say Leon Smith and Nabeel Irshad.
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Supply Business editor Rebecca Ellinor selects a recent article highlighting key considerations for global procurement and supply chain professionals.

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  • Tommy Weir speaking at the CIPS Middle East Conference 2014 © Rafael Bastos Round-up - July 2014Cup winner: how to build trust over a coffee; Apple proves it still has bite; Power balance tips towards suppliers; GM drops down SRM rankings; The importance of change projects; Long-term strategies are overrated; Influence is key issue for procurement.
  • Undercover CPO illustration © Rob Ball CSR shouldn't cost the earthThe head of procurement at a large global business gives his reflections on corporate life.
  • High impact lossesWith supply chain risk a growing business issue, research suggests CPOs may need to reconsider their mitigation strategies, says Paul Snell.
  • Budweiser lorry © Alamy CSR update - July 2014Brewer's drive to reduce CO2; Nestlé targets all tier-one suppliers; Mars commits to palm oil policy; Increased focus on sustainability; Great expectations for motor suppliers; Responsibility to local suppliers.
  • "Pulling together" © Skopein/Ikon images Pulling togetherLeveraged purchasing helps businesses to save on costs and avoids the problems of a consortium, say Leon Smith and Nabeel Irshad.
  • Dick Russill illustration Executive coach - July 2014Dick Russill answers readers' questions on a CEO's attitude to procurement, customer satisfaction, and the dos and don'ts of a procurement transformation project.
  • Mike Inman, professional negotiation instructor, Tableforce The negotiator - July 2014Mike Inman shares a story from his time at General Motors when a buyer took negotiations with one supplier off the table.
  • David Noble - 618x347 Why status mattersTry to actively shape the future rather than have it shaped for you, says CIPS group CEO David Noble.
  • "The spectre of deflation" graph 1 The spectre of deflationDeclining prices may sound like good news for buyers, but the prospect of deflation is a worry for governments, says CIPS economist John Glen.
  • Paul Snell © Akin Falope Opportunity knocksCPOs have to start thinking carpe diem, rather than hasta manyana, says Supply Business acting managing editor Paul Snell.
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