Bullying tactics: brands can’t squeeze suppliers if they’re serious about sustainability

By Oliver Balch | November 18, 2015 Majestic Wine this week announced the removal of its chief buyer after its pre-tax profits dropped by almost half. Supply chain relations at the ailing retailer have been tense ever since it asked suppliers to stump up cash towards its new warehouse. Regrettably, such practices are all too common. Global [...]

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Even among non-users, survey finds standards alive and kicking

By Kristin Komives | November 30, 2015 A recent business survey found that 70% of non-users of standards will either definitely or likely begin to use standards in the future. Reading sustainability blogs and articles these days can easily leave you with the impression that sustainability standards have passed their prime, that we are in a ‘beyond [...]

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