Corporate Supply Chain Compliance

How can a modern purchasing function be certain that children have not been exploited, or workers forced to labour in dangerous or unsafe conditions in the factories and manufacturers in their supply chain?

Information about Corporate Supply Chain Compliance

We all purchase goods and services, whether in our working lives or our personal lives. We are all, therefore, by definition, consumers. In fact, the very ability to make that independent purchasing decision is considered by many to be a determinant of a truly free and democratic society.

But how many of us consider for a moment the source of these goods and services which we purchase? Where were they made or created ? Who made them? Or even, were the people who made them happy? Were they being exploited? How old were they?

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