Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

“First global standard for sustainable procurement hits the market” – GreenBiz – May 1, 2017

On May 1, 2017 GreenBiz reported that the International Standards Organization (ISO) has launched ISO 20400, the first international standard for sustainable procurement. According to the article, ISO 20400 is the first standard of its kind in the world.  It “aims to help companies make better purchasing choices throughout their supply chains by establishing guidelines […]

“Smartphones are child’s play, but what about the child labor?” – OEDC Insights – April 27, 2017

On April 27, 2017 Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, contributed a thought piece to OECD Insights in which he exposes how child labor is exploited in the production of digital technology. The piece profiles the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, which “call on companies to scrutinize their supply […]