Katie Jacobs
Supply Management

Katie Jacobs is editor of Supply Management

The Net-Works initiative has cleaned up beaches in the Philippines and given people access to community banking ©Interface
Case study: Interface pushed suppliers for good
CIPS and EBRD are set to work with Ukrainian Rail, improving processes as the company updates its rolling stock  ©Bloomberg/Getty Images
How procurement is helping fight corruption and rebuild economies
Laura Grant: ‘‘It’s got us at the table, being able to show the success we can bring’' ©Peter Spinney
Driving change at Virgin Atlantic
Businesswoman Fatimata Abukaari received a microloan from one of LV's suppliers, the social enterprise WildHearts ©WildHearts
Case study: LV boosts social enterprise spend
The team felt chatbot technology has the potential to provide the most value to procurement ©badboo/123RF
The future of procurement…
"The difference between private and public sector is quite small," says Marco Salzedo ©Peter Spinney
This is who I am: Marco Salzedo
High calibre speakers at the DFID event presented to over 100 delegates
Providing commercial learning
The team hires venues around the world to run exams for its programmes – from GCSE to CIPS ©Mat Wright/British Council
Case study: British Council's local/global balance
A process to manage supply chain sustainability has been rolled out across Kering brands including Gucci ©REUTERS/Adobe Stock
Tech and sustainability in fashion supply chains
Sharing coffee can be a simple way to maintain good supplier relations – but it's surprising how many forget the basics ©Baibakova/123RF
Don’t forget the human factor in transformation
The Kraft Heinz merger, completed in July 2015, created the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world ©Getty Images; Kraft Heinz
Procurement's strategic role in M&A
Industry 4.0 means procurement ‘will be seen more strategically’
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