Analysis

SM Commodities Index - April 2019
Vegan consumers are being taken more seriously by major brands ©EyeEm/Getty Images
Global brands are riding the vegan wave
World Economic Forum stats on national competitiveness
Global competitiveness: US and Singapore lead
The purchasing practices of footwear and apparel brands are under the spotlight ©NurPhoto/Getty Images
Suppliers' voices are getting louder
“The ethos of the museum is to create advocates for the planet,” Andrew Davies. ©Peter Spinney
Andrew Davies: procuring for posterity
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Tech briefing: 5G mobile telecoms
Fresh water is becoming scarce ©Seamind Panadda/EyeEm/Getty Images
The heat is on
Access for SMEs and the extent of government e-procurement helped New Zealand attain the top spot ©Getty Images
New Zealand's lessons for government procurement
Venezuela is home of the world’s largest known oil reserves, but sales are plummeting ©Federico Parra/Getty Images
Country spotlight: Venezuela
DHS held a ceremony honouring Australia's National Reconciliation Week in Tuggeranong in May 2018 ©DHS/Australian government
Case study: DHS Australia normalising social gain
Car maker BYD in China has developed the world’s longest electric bus ©BYD Electricos
From sporty robots to bendy buses: a world of innovation
The iconic board's namesake, surf champ Gabriel Medina  ©Gualter Fatia/Getty Images
Supply audit: the Medina surfboard
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