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Foxconn's lessons: 3 supply-chain pitfalls to avoid

Foxconn's lessons: 3 supply-chain pitfalls to avoid

How can companies avoid missteps in the supply chain that can lead to snafus like the embarrassing exposure of dubious labor practices at Apple’s Chinese supplier factory, Foxconn? One way, says Taryn Sullivan, founder and CEO of Efficiency Exchange (EEx), is to show local factories why better, more sustainable practices can actually help their business, not just than simply serve as a stepping stone to cut deals with multinational customers. EEx, a startup that is building a technology platform to help suppliers and buyers reduce operating costs, believes there are new ways to drive sustainability throughout the chain. The company’s recent report, researched by U.S. and Chinese students, looked at “what’s happening on the ground in China, what stakeholders there really think and what challenges are facing them that critical stakeholders in the process, like multinational ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/05/29/foxconn-lessons-3...

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