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  • McDonald's sign © Shutterstock CSR update - March 2014McDonalds beefs up suppliers; Burberry pledges to axe chemicals; Hershey's acts on palm oil; Charter after Qatar 2022 row; Uncertainty over US mineral rules; Cautious response to climate change.
  • Python skin / snakeskin © Shutterstock CSR update - January 2014Snake charming; Tool for green tips; Nestlé recruitment drive for young; Construction firms unite for sustainable sourcing.
Editor's choice
Supply Business editor Rebecca Ellinor selects a recent article highlighting key considerations for global procurement and supply chain professionals.
  • China increases rare earth exportsThe full quota for export of rare earth materials has increased by 2.7 per cent. China is responsible for 90 per cent of global rare earth supply.

Sustainability articles

  • McDonald's sign © Shutterstock CSR update - March 2014McDonalds beefs up suppliers; Burberry pledges to axe chemicals; Hershey's acts on palm oil; Charter after Qatar 2022 row; Uncertainty over US mineral rules; Cautious response to climate change.
  • Woman walking passed food rubbish © Alamy Waste not, want notAs a UN report shows a shocking amount of the world's food goes to waste, the procurement and supply chain profession is well placed to address the situation.
  • "Sustainable logistics and supply chain management" book cover Sustainable logistics and supply chain managementDavid B Grant, Alexander Trautrims, Chee Yew Wong | 
Kogan Page | £44.99 / $65
  • LEGO shop © Shutterstock Round-up - January 2014LEGO to build sustainability; GM appoints Barra as new CEO; Procurement lacks board support; Category management is a top priority for buyers; Cyber risks ignored by most; Africa is next on offshoring list.
  • Python skin / snakeskin © Shutterstock CSR update - January 2014Snake charming; Tool for green tips; Nestlé recruitment drive for young; Construction firms unite for sustainable sourcing.
  • Fracking machine © Shutterstock Bright ideasAn increasingly complex and expensive energy market means procurement will be a leading light in discussions to determine long-term strategy.
  • Wedding rings © iStock CSR update - September 2013Mobile firms act after tin warning; UN targets sustainability; Tiffany diamond boost for Africa; Regional suppliers aid local economy; SC Johnson grows Rwandan links.
  • Palm oil seeds © Shutterstock Six steps to source sustainable palm oilThe growth of the use of palm oil has created sustainability challenges in the supply chain.
  • CSR update - March 2013Fashion brands make detox pledge; Vanilla farmers scoop investment; Charity urges action on labour; Planet “at risk of bankruptcy”.
  • Paul-Gallagher, Diageo Supply Chain Director, Asia Pacific Swift and sureGlobal supply operations for alcoholic drinks company Diageo is a finely tuned machine – not least in its award-winning Singapore hub. Paul Gallagher, Asia Pacific supply chain director, outlines the need for speed and sustainability in the region.
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