Procurement: Greening the Machine

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Procurement: Greening the Machine Procurement: Greening the Machine – A guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s on why procurement is a key capability in developing advantage via corporate social responsibility What’s in it for you? Improved risk and reputation management in your supply chain  Reading time: 15 minutes Peer pressure, tougher legislation, a rise in global sourcing combined with increased … Read More

CSR goes main stream

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CSR goes main stream CSR goes main stream – From the number of announcements by leading organisations in recent weeks there can be no doubt that corporate social responsibility (CSR) has established itself on the corporate agenda. SM has reported on HSBC, ExxonMobil, Siemens and Ford, to name a few companies that have recently announced sustainability initiatives. CSR is now … Read More

Procurement Capability in CSR: Risk Management

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Part 3 Risk Management Procurement Capability in CSR: Risk Management Procurement Capability in CSR Part 3: Risk Management – A three-part guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s to assess how procurement can make CSR a competitive weapon in their organisations success In part 2 we discussed a stakeholder approach to CSR. Here in Part 3 we discuss risk management. 1. … Read More

Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Stakeholder based sustainability

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Part 2 – Stakeholder based sustainability Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Stakeholder based sustainability Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Stakeholder based sustainability – A three part guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s to assess how procurement can make CSR a competitive weapon in their organisations success   In Part 1 we discussed protecting corporate reputation. Here in part 2 we discuss a … Read More

Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Reputation

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Part 1 – Reputation Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Reputation Procurement Capabilities in CSR: Reputation – A three part guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s to assess how procurement can make CSR a competitive weapon in their organisations success   Here in Part 1 we discuss procurement’s role in CSR to protect the corporate brand and reputation.   The events that … Read More

Global Sourcing Capabilities Part 2 – Corporate Social Responsibility

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Global Sourcing Capabilities Part 2 Global Sourcing Capabilities Part 2 – In this four-part series, we examine eight-dimensional capabilities that will help you overcome the myths surrounding global sourcing. In today’s post, we will focus on the dimension of corporate social responsibility. (In part 1 we addressed cost and quality.) Dimension #3: CSR CSR is important in global sourcing in … Read More

Ikea Brand Management 101 – Look after your staff

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The man who wants to turn Ikeas pleasant well groomed image on its head is Johan Stenebo. Stenebo, who has working at Ikea more than 20 years, left the company nine months ago after disputes with the management. Now he has written a tell-all book, “Sanningen om Ikea” (“The Truth About Ikea”), that has attracted much attention in Sweden. In … Read More