According to the UN Global Compact, corporations rank supply chain practices as the biggest challenge to improving their sustainability performance because of the scale and complexity of global supply chains. The opacity of these multi-layered systems and the lack of direct control over suppliers further down the chain make it extremely difficult for companies to monitor and ensure compliance with high environmental, health and safety standards, and respect for labor and human rights in their operations.
Supply chain traceability – the process of mapping a product or component’s path from raw material to finished good – is therefore critical to identify and manage social and environmental risks along the supply chain, and advance sustainability goals. This webinar will convene innovative thinkers in supply chain traceability who are using cutting-edge technology and data analytic solutions to create greater transparency in global supply chains.
§ Leonardo Bonanni, CEO and Founder, Sourcemap
§ Natasha Franck, CEO and Founder, Etology
§ James A. Hayward, Chairman, President, and CEO, Applied DNA Sciences
§ Moderator: Jennifer L. Costley, PhD, Director, Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering, The New York Academy of Sciences