Sustainable supply chains
Making the relationship between trade, social and environmental policies more effective and mutually beneficial
Companies are instrumental in making global supply chains more sustainable - the challenge is to build a business model that is competitive, while promoting high-level environmental and social standards. In today's globalised world, companies operate in extremely complex supply chains and they need to engage actively in making their supply chains sustainable, taking social and environmental needs into account.
Company representatives from different sectors across Europe shared their experiences of engaging and collaborating with their stakeholders to drive improvements in their supply chains. They highlighted the benefits and competitive advantages, but also the complexities and challenges.