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What is really in my beef burger? Is my new shirt coming from an unsafe Bangladeshi factory? Is my chicken fed GM food? Customers now don’t always take what they use and consume for granted. Company supply chains and practices are under increasing scrutiny, and recent events – such as the horsemeat scandal – demonstrate how important traceability and transparency are.
The supply chain is now considered a fundamental part of a company’s responsibility. In its new G4 Guidelines, the Global Reporting Initiative is encouraging disclosure of performance and impacts all along the supply chain. A truly sustainable company should be able to demonstrate high ethical and environmental standards from cradle to grave.