Supply chain due diligence is vital if companies are to understand the ethical, reputational, compliance and commercial risks involved in their supplier relationships. This year, evidence of poor labour practices and exploitation was found in the supply chains of Apple and Boohoo, which have both suffered reputational hits as a result.
Given the growing focus placed on ESG issues by many consumers and regulators, organisations will increasingly be held to account for their supply chain decisions and the related values they are seen to endorse. Now more than ever, it is crucial that companies invest in thorough supply chain due diligence – or face the considerable risks of not doing so. Read our latest briefing note to find out more.