28 Oct '11, 12pm

HP, Apple Show Strong Leadership on Supply Chain Transparency

HP, Apple Show Strong Leadership on Supply Chain Transparency

As 2011 rapidly shapes up to become The Year of Supply Chain Sustainability, few industries better illustrate the challenges and opportunities presented by the issue than IT. Prodded by looming legislation to rapidly get up to speed on where and how their materials are sourced, IT firms are now leading the pack in reporting the social and/or environmental performance of their supply chains at granular levels of detail. At least, some of the are. That's according to a study published today of 26 IT companies by Det Norsk Veritas (DNV), where four firms -- HP, Apple, Intel and Motorola -- are ranked the best firms managing their supply chains for social, environmental and "emerging issues" areas. The study looked at 26 companies in the IT industry, each of which submitted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)-compliant sustainability reports detailing their supply chain activity...

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