In today's globalized world, supply chain management has become a critical component of business operations, involving the efficient flow of goods and services. However, the complexity of supply chains has also created challenges in ensuring ethical practices and sustainability. This roundtable will explore the importance of supply chain management in promoting ethical practices and sustainability. It will examine the impact of unethical practices, and it will also discuss the role of businesses in ensuring ethical practices and sustainability throughout the supply chain. This includes building relationships with suppliers, implementing codes of conduct, and conducting audits. Finally, it will explore the benefits of ethical practices and sustainability, including improved reputation, increased customer loyalty, and reduced risk.
In the absence of sufficient official guidance, companies are struggling to figure out how to adapt their existing business processes and compliance checks into a more thorough and ambitious review of their supply chain. ECEC 2023 is the perfect place to bring up the debate!