Supplier audits

Supplier assurance now in the front line against cyber crime
The dangers of reduced supplier audits during coronavirus
Kathy Betteridge, director of anti-trafficking and modern slavery at The Salvation Army, speaking at their supplier conference. © Adam King
Compliance list aims to raise the bar on slavery reporting
Lululemon sells athletic and leisure clothes. © SOPA/LightRocket/Getty Images
Lululemon investigates assaults at supplier factory
Garment workers in Bangladesh are often paid below the living wage – which audits don’t spot ©Clean Clothes Campaign
Auditing is not enough – we must do more
WSR schemes train tomato pickers in Florida (where the fruit is picked green for ease of transit) to understand their rights ©Getty Images
Buyer responsibility: a worker-driven revolution
You own your supplier risk
G4S has started a process to improve its supply chain visibility and measure vendors more effectively ©Bloomberg/Getty Images
G4S: environmental box-ticking will lose business
“We expect suppliers to respect the law, employees and the environment.” said JLP © Newscast/Getty Images
John Lewis vetting all suppliers
Oregon missed out on $1.6bn savings due to poor IT procurement
"Yorkshire Tea, Twinings, and Tetley have all seen that being transparent about suppliers is worthwhile" ©AdobeStock
Tetley reveals tea supply chain
The service for Malaysian palm oil workers will run on SMS, Facebook Messenger and via a free phone number © Zuma Press/PA Images
Nestlé launches palm oil anti-slavery social media helpline