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We’re serving up our experience and data-driven insights in the ELEVATE blog to help you drive ESG impact.

Learn from the industry leader in sustainability and supply chain services globally. We’ll share the best ideas from our solutions for the full value chain, across our Assessment, Consulting, Program Management and Analytics offering.

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Sustainability solutions to shape your 2020

Our teams and our clients are taking a hard look at 2020. What will take your sustainability program to the next level?…

  • 29 October 2019
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New countries, new risks: How to anticipate, manage and minimize risks in new sourcing markets

The ongoing trade war and increased labor costs are increasingly motivating companies to evaluate additional sourcing…

  • 24 October 2019
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CSR Asia Summit 2019: From rhetoric to results

The 13th CSR Asia Summit convened in Bangkok with a deep sense of urgency to tackle social, labor & environmental challenges…

  • 11 October 2019
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Investing in plastic-free oceans: Q&A with CSR Asia Summit 2019 keynote speaker Rob Kaplan, CE0 and Founder of Circulate Capital.

Rob will deliver a keynote address at next week’s CSR Asia Summit 2019 in Bangkok. Circulate Capital is dedicated to…

  • 11 September 2019
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Join tech giant Huawei at this year’s CSR Asia Summit

This year, Huawei will share experiences from managing environmental and social impacts across a global value chain …

  • 11 September 2019
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The Role of Business in Driving Down Air Pollution

The impacts of air pollution are as invasive as the particulates that more than 9 in 10 people living in Asia are breathing…

  • 6 September 2019
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Tracking – and tackling – the trends at the CSR Asia Summit

Our annual research on the emerging trends in the Asia-Pacific region has guided the design of this year’s CSR Asia Summit.…

  • 6 September 2019
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Working on Supply Chain Sustainability with Small Scale Producers

Worldwide, small scale producers are key suppliers in many agricultural value chains…

  • 27 August 2019
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Developing Tomorrow’s Resilient Workforce Today

Some see it as a plague while others as an opportunity—either way, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will impact all…

  • 13 August 2019
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Updates from the TCFD Second Status Report

As of the end of May 2019, nearly 800 public and private sector organizations have announced their support for the Task Force…

  • 6 August 2019
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The cost of elderly care in Asia and its contribution to gender inequality

Medical advances and improved living standards have led to longer lifespans, creating a disproportional population...…

  • 29 July 2019
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Future travelers driving the next wave of sustainable hospitality

New research shows that the drivers of sustainability in the tourism industry are changing. New trends are emerging…

  • 29 July 2019
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Supply chains, labor and human rights topping the trends in APAC

Across the Asia-Pacific region, "supply chains, labor and human rights" continues to be a priority topic as regulatory develo…

  • 10 July 2019
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Hierarchy of needs: What stands in the way of women’s empowerment?

Removing structural and systemic barriers to women’s empowerment…

  • 28 June 2019
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The hidden risks and opportunities of supplier wage gap for brands and investors

Understanding and addressing wage gap and ensuring the correct payment of wages is the starting point for …

  • 6 June 2019
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Inadequate transparency & inflated profits – does your supply chain pass new levels of investor scrutiny?

Waking up to your investors’ due diligence on supply chain might save your company’s valuation…

  • 26 September 2018
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How unauthorized subcontracting can affect your business

The relationships between vendors, factories and sub-contractors are often complex and delivered across multiple geographies…

  • 25 July 2018
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Successful supplier ownership

Suppliers are a crucial part of business continuity and performance. Supplier ownership aligns business and CSR processes…

  • 10 July 2018
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The Evolution of Audits

How analyzing multiple data sources is shifting the social compliance paradigm towards a more comprehensive assessment. …

  • 21 June 2018
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