Companies’ contribution to sustainability through global supply chains

  title={Companies’ contribution to sustainability through global supply chains},
  author={Tannis Thorlakson and Joann F. de Zegher and Eric F. Lambin},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
Global supply chains play a critical role in many of the most pressing environmental stresses and social struggles identified by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Responding to calls from the global community, companies are adopting a variety of voluntary practices to improve the environmental and/or social management of their suppliers' activities. We develop a global survey of 449 publicly listed companies in the food, textile, and wood-products sectors with annual… CONTINUE READING
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