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Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Nothing announces Spring quite like a chocolate Easter bunny or egg. It is good to know that there is a way to see which chocolate companies are supplying their products…

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Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv announced that its ESG company scores are now available for free and ESG data can now be accessed through the Refinitiv ESG Voice App. The scores are available on…

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FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

Of all the types of risk that can impact supply chains, perhaps risk of natural hazards is the most harmful because there is little that can be done to control…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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Google and FAO Launch New Big Data Tool Called Earth Map

Google and FAO Launch New Big Data Tool Called Earth Map

A new tool developed by Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called Earth Map allows anyone access to multidimensional maps and statistics that show key climate and environmental…

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New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

The Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index (LRMI), developed by the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, has recently…

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These 3D-Rendered Maps Highlight Demographic Trends and Geographic Constraints of Countries

These 3D-Rendered Maps Highlight Demographic Trends and Geographic Constraints of Countries

If you want to view world population clusters in a new way, check out these 3D-rendered maps that use EU’s population density data and the mapping tool Aerialod by Alasdair…

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Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Tiffany & Co. Saying it is an industry first, Tiffany & Co. announced they will share, starting in October, the “full craftsmanship journey of its newly sourced, individually registered diamonds…

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The Biggest Challenge When Researching Supply Markets Is Knowing the Best Resources To Use

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Textile Exchange Launches New Tool for Sustainable Raw Material Sourcing

GreenBiz Group’s Joel Makower reports that a new tool, the Material Change Index (MCI) has been launched (as of today) by the nonprofit Textile Exchange. Basically, the new Index helps…

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