Sustainable Supply Chain

Greening the Supply Chain

Green businesses are under increasing pressure these days to demonstrate that the supply chain they manage for the production and distribution of goods is just as sustainable and dependable as the products and services they sell.

Even companies that didn’t start out with an eye on sustainability are now taking steps to demonstrate that they support a reduced carbon footprint in all facets of their industry.

Fish Pain: Latest Animal Welfare Cause

The growing sense of awareness about how we treat the animals we eat has overlooked fish, but more research keeps confirming that yes,…

Hugo Boss Accused of Forced Labor in India

According to a recent report, evidence of worker confinement and other examples of bonded labor have been found in the supply chain of…

Highlights of 2017: 3p’s Year in Review

Based on how our readers responded to our coverage, here are our top sustainability and corporate social responsibility stories of 2017.

Palm Oil Industry Pushes for a More Responsible Supply Chain in North America

Yesterday, the RSPO announced it has launched a North American offshoot that aims to make it more seamless for companies in the region…

Cargill and WRI Map Out a Global Cocoa Footprint

According to a recent update from Cargill, its work with World Resources Institute has resulted in the mapping of 2.3 million acres of…

Dell Launches World’s First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain

Dell announced that it will work with several of the world’s leading brands to develop what it describes as the world’s first commercial-scale,…

Allcot Says It Can Fill in the Gaps in Companies’ Climate Action Plans

International tourism's carbon footprint will increase dramatically over the next decade, but this company believes it can assist the travel sector, and businesses…

Collaborating to Sustain Climate Action

Collaboration is essential to taking effective action on climate change – such as keeping the global temperature increase below two degrees Celsius, a…

The Global Apparel Industry Hopes a New Tool Can Eliminate “Audit Fatigue”

This week, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) released an update to the Higg Index, the global apparel industry’s standard to assess environmental and…

Deforestation Puts Almost $1 Trillion in Assets at Risks Worldwide

According to a report issued today by CDP, deforestation is leaving as much as $941 billion in assets worldwide at risk as they…

Zara Promises to Set Up Fund for Unpaid Turkish Workers

According to a leading global supply chain trade group, Zara will launch a "hardship fund" that aims to reimburse an estimated 140 workers…

Workers Sew a Nightmare into Zara’s Supply Chain

It is news no apparel company wants to hear: allegations of slavery or any form of bonded labor in a supply chain. But…

Haribo Gummy Bears Accused of Cruelty to Humans and Animals

Earlier this month, a news agency in Germany broadcast an investigative report that claimed two key ingredients for Haribo gummy bears are linked…

2,000 TriplePundit Articles Later, The Organizations I Most Admire

2,000 articles later, Leon Kaye names the organizations that lead when it comes to responsible and sustainable business worldwide.

U.S. Pairs Up with Japan to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Look out, battery electric vehicles: a new hydrogen fuel cell partnership with Japan aims to accelerate hydrogen fuel cell development in the U.S.