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R&D Streams
R&D Streams
Linkages and Integration
Supply chain
Learning and change

  Supply chain strategy and evaluation  

Centre for Sustainable Design

IEMA, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Traidcraft/ETI, Council for Economic Priorities, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

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  Download executive summaries of all R&D Streams.
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  Full version of the Supply Chain Strategy and Evaluation Report.
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  Case Studies of the Supply Chain Strategy and Evaluation Report.

- Liaison with organisations to identify supply chain linkages
- Baseline assessment of current sustainability position within organisational partners' supply chains
- Examine inter-relationship between large companies and feeder SMEs/micro enterprises
- Examine opportunities to engage supply chains in mutually beneficial initiatives which promote shared organisational goals and experiences
- Evaluating the possibilities for aligning organisational priorities (eg. Design for the environment/dissassembly, ethical trading or performance indicators and measurement) with businesses both upstream and downstream of the supply chain


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