SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

 
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Empowering Smallholder Farmers within the Value Chain

What do the Rana Plaza clothing factory disaster and the Chinese food safety scandal that, according to Reuters, caused a 4.2 percent share price decrease for Yum Brands have on common? They are two of the many examples of the costs and risks that companies can incur when a sustainable and integrated supply chain management is not in place. On the other hand, responsible management comes with many benefits, including greater access to capital and new markets, reducing the cost of material input, energy and transportation, and spurring innovation in order to meet evolving customer and business partner requirements. The business case is clear.
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Kickstarting DJSI 2016: Notable Methodology Changes

On April 5th, RobecoSAM opened its annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment: the base for selecting the best-performing companies for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. More than 3,000 eligible companies have received an invitation to participate in this year’s DJSI assessment. In order to prevent surprises, participating companies are well advised to take changes into account for this year’s methodology before diving into the questionnaire.
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