This week: Niels Wielaard, founder of Satelligence, talks about how financial institutions are ratcheting up how they expect companies to engage with their supply chains. He outlines the importance of accurate and up to date data as companies take a due diligence approach to what are complex and challenging issues, and the unforeseen circumstances of simply shifting out of sourcing from higher-risk regions.
And, Megan Passey, head of knowledge and learning at the International Cocoa Initiative, discusses the results of a cash transfer programme to support cocoa farmers in Ghana, and why such initiatives can be more effective than increasing crop price.
Plus, an update from Innovation Forum’s Hanna Halmari on the upcoming sustainable apparel and textiles conference.
In the news digest: the International Platform for Insetting’s new practical guide; Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosure launches first reporting framework; and, ClientEarth sues Shell’s directors over lack of net zero preparation.