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Becoming a more #sustainable business is a collective effort. Check out @RSComponents recent post; People, planet &… https://t.co/wadPiPYXY2Millions of workers have been allowed to return to offices and factories in China, following the coronavirus-induce… https://t.co/Q5O6xxy7GK
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2/21
2020
Adidas, Ikea, and H&M have been recognised for efforts promoting #sustainability in the cotton sector.… https://t.co/f2p6VFvM84Millions of workers have been allowed to return to offices and factories in China, following the coronavirus-induce… https://t.co/Q5O6xxy7GKGreat Wall Motors has signed a deal with US car giant General Motors to take over GM’s Thailand manufacturing facil… https://t.co/6daLkP0PqMPublic sector use of AI risks undermining #transparency - but better #procurement could re-establish trust.… https://t.co/a5z6wcv5y1
2/20
2020
Apple warns iPhone supplies will be “constrained” as fewer than expected Chinese employees return to work.… https://t.co/RXN84VRsnmWhat you've been reading: UK halts funding to Commonwealth body amid procurement concerns. https://t.co/zVkZ3BGxNmhttps://t.co/4vRj6mBB37The GCC countries face urgent and drastic water shortages within just the next three decades.… https://t.co/LnXCoEZjntChina has been ranked as the most attractive country to users of #logistics services, freight forwarders and shippi… https://t.co/yWVTD9wTsoDubai is trialling a new road surface that charges electric vehicles as they drive over it.… https://t.co/rWzjUAvg0xNHS Property Services has announced 100% of its energy needs will come from renewables by April 2020.… https://t.co/qbmdTZwYIJ
2/19
2020
Mining giant, Rio Tinto, has commited to pay its small Australian suppliers within three weeks of invoicing.… https://t.co/BTjBgDYolV#CIPSAwards @CIPSnews https://t.co/iBMAJUIvnW
Retweeted by Supply ManagementAmazon wins US court injunction on JEDI contract. https://t.co/eJCUnBjtEJ @cipsnews https://t.co/gACPk7zof4Operating #sustainably can benefit your #reputation and boost your #profitability. @RSComponents recent post "Peopl… https://t.co/aFAsGOmlH8Tonnes of rock lobsters are set to be released in New Zealand as Chinese demand is impacted by the outbreak of… https://t.co/L5SYiZwFKrRalph Lauren has successfully completed a pilot project to produce a sweatshirt within 16 days as the brand seeks t… https://t.co/iC82E5bzjUSmall business commissioner slams Bombardier's payment practices. https://t.co/az5CPodC65 @cipsnews https://t.co/HKm1uZZzryCar maker, Fiat Chrysler, has halted production at its Kragujevac plant, Serbia, due to a lack of available Chinese… https://t.co/jWvuj8VugnOperating #sustainably can benefit your #reputation and boost your #profitability. @RSComponents recent post "Peopl… https://t.co/0IdJpAKm2U
2/18
2020
Environmental degradation including #commodity shortages, droughts, flooding and rising food prices is likely to co… https://t.co/ikaCoIhb3SJCB plans to cut production as it faces a shortage of parts due to #supplychain disruption caused by the… https://t.co/cC1YFVigI0
2/17
2020
Ocado is preparing to spend around £600m this financial year on opening a series of robotic warehouses for overseas… https://t.co/CkrbXfcRItSouth African president Cyril Ramaphosa called for preferential #procurement legislation for women-owned businesses… https://t.co/n7xWG8K1QYIT purchasers can strongly benefit from having specific data usage guidelines for partners and subcontractors when… https://t.co/AnaScQF2inWhat you've been reading: Fiat Chrysler production at risk due to #coronavirus. https://t.co/OJ3tjjpHei @cipsnewshttps://t.co/ouFQ69DfGSUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the EU to completely exclude “untrustworthy” vendors from its 5G networ… https://t.co/U4ZDxoc0bqImmediate action is needed to tackle swarms of locusts in the Horn of Africa that threaten crop production and… https://t.co/3BEFj3SEvj
2/14
2020
Some of the world’s most famous brands including Amazon, Tyson foods and Samsonite International are ignoring… https://t.co/N6w32I6kxVSumitomo Rubber Industries, the firm behind Dunlop, has set up a #procurement subsidiary to ensure a more stable su… https://t.co/yEjj5GaPlCWhat you've been reading: Hyundai Motors and Airbus hit by the #coronavirus. https://t.co/pBnYzWGQ42 @cipsnewshttps://t.co/cdnnO2DUCmThe UK government has suspended funding to the Commonwealth Secretariat after an audit found #procurement rules wer… https://t.co/Qv0D3SYKD9Analysts warn supply chain operations are yet to return to normal as shutdowns and quarantines remain in place in C… https://t.co/xJTHhnwD5k
2/13
2020
Samsung has signed a five-year deal with miner Glencore for up to 21,000 tonnes of ethically-sourced cobalt.… https://t.co/nf2Mhg5tnxNeom will use a new type of solar technology to produce drinking water with less contamination than normal desalina… https://t.co/v7efc6U7GJClarity, timing and presentation are among the crucial factors that go towards determining success in the CIPS Supp… https://t.co/xZRibs5wmlWhat you've been reading: #coronavirus hits supply chains and commodity prices. https://t.co/emZJC3DfVo @cipsnewshttps://t.co/mIyevlXYkjEfforts by GCC countries to shift from a dependence on hydrocarbons may not be enough and they could find their wea… https://t.co/Ii0MXMAAaqAmazon is seeking depositions with US president Donald Trump and secretary of defense Mark Esper as part of a legal… https://t.co/oPftdrkM7Z
2/12
2020
A “new procurement ecosystem” will emerge as #technology becomes more involved in the function.… https://t.co/ntdhbWp2KxHeavy rain and flooding has hit areas along the New South Wales coastline causing power cuts and disruptions for u… https://t.co/QmYtkg90sJA quarter of firms believe more transparent finance and #procurement processes would lead to cost reductions of up… https://t.co/gYP26yvq34Somalia has declared a national emergency as vast swarms of locusts destroy crops across East Africa.… https://t.co/G8TEDu8PkrUp to 10 new freeports are set to be opened across the UK in the wake of #Brexit. https://t.co/avzsPTmVNrhttps://t.co/FooPLeqHZ0The South Australia Government has announced a new #procurement body to centralise and streamline processes.… https://t.co/1xPXb9rW0SFiat Chrysler warns it could close one of its European plants this month as it struggles to source key parts from C… https://t.co/q0EYVZbJIk
2/11
2020
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2/10
2020
Corporate travel and accommodation #buyers are failing to consider the impact their choices are having on their emp… https://t.co/cBX3uG7N9ASomalia has declared a national emergency as vast swarms of locusts destroy crops across East Africa.… https://t.co/WzE03cUo5PImproving cost efficiency has moved to the top of #procurement professionals’ agenda for 2020.… https://t.co/BFZe38hT1hAfrican nations must put more emphasis on building skills to make economic growth more inclusive.… https://t.co/ywNqjUiu1AWWF worked closely with bidders to ensure #sustainability was embedded throughout the life of a facilities manageme… https://t.co/399UFSNZxSMost predictions about the future turn out to be wildly inaccurate so can we second-guess the supply chain of 2050?… https://t.co/wMtCViG2yo
2/7
2020
Hyundai Motors and Airbus are among the latest businesses to be hit by the #coronavirus. https://t.co/dNABJZHX2khttps://t.co/8j7Lzo2ApFBusiness activity in the UK #services sector rose for the first time in five months in January.… https://t.co/rZCkhjz83UWhat you've been reading: #Coronavirus hits supply chains and commodity prices. https://t.co/XFA4yaKQfd @cipsnews https://t.co/XygBMYbOcXThe largest #solar power project in Southeast Asia has been constructed in Vietnam. https://t.co/HKdqI1Agvbhttps://t.co/3DC4GxyZ5QPay packets for UK #procurement and #supplychain sector roles rose by 5.2% on average in 2019, compared to the nati… https://t.co/7tP6rjWBYn
2/6
2020
What you've been reading: #Coronavirus hits supply chains and #commodity prices. https://t.co/4fQKvcBRI7 @cipsnewshttps://t.co/WxCAaNcRxpPharmaceuticals firm Astellas Pharma carried out a #procurement #transformation “underpinned around risk” to resolv… https://t.co/Fk8MDn3pkjVodafone has struck a deal to sell 55% of its shares in its Egyptian business to Saudi Telecom Company.… https://t.co/hU5TmvO6syThe #construction sector has seen a boost in demand due to “receding political uncertainty”.… https://t.co/DsVjvLd8QiWhat you've been reading: Jaguar Land Rover targets £1.1bn savings. https://t.co/GS26G8AGpH @cipsnews https://t.co/rz3d70XMaCOil-producing countries could cut production by 1m barrels per day in order to mitigate the impact of #coronavirushttps://t.co/UCmFIVJnjv
2/5
2020
The UK’s #manufacturing sector has steadied after eight months of contraction. https://t.co/8DlTKAPWau @cipsnewshttps://t.co/qIw4TMMK8bSouth Australia will install around 6,000 #solar panels across three of the region's largest hospitals to boost… https://t.co/ptEuJihkyKMercedes-Benz has begun a pilot project using #blockchain to measure CO2 emissions in the #cobalt #supplychain. https://t.co/7zH7tH2WkiWhat you've been reading: Airbus agrees to pay €3.6bn over bribery. https://t.co/zMq5mDFJaZ @cipsnews https://t.co/GEnZ0tFPXkThe Victorian Government is to trial an internet of things platform on around 600 farms to improve farm management… https://t.co/rNzpsVwPDEBRC has issued voluntary guidelines to ensure all #fashion labelled as ‘vegan’ is free from animal-derived material… https://t.co/MRR3M9gaHA
2/4
2020
Evolution is central to how the #procurement operates at Sheffield City Council. https://t.co/EKTGtdn8aX @cipsnews https://t.co/6PUE2RYLaiWhat you've been reading: Free-range egg supplier investigated over poor hen welfare. https://t.co/lxlcJDHfevhttps://t.co/Q7yerLx6qfBT estimates the UK government’s decision to restrict the use of #Huawei in the 5G network will cost it around £50… https://t.co/GjDOVgjxwOWhat you've been reading: Coronavirus is disrupting businesses from carmakers to tech firms.… https://t.co/xSWhe3V4nNJLR has announced it will be targeting £1.1bn of #cost #savings over the next year. https://t.co/RcHNCupLi5https://t.co/KBrgX16CgB
2/3
2020
A coalition of public and private organisations has launched the world’s biggest impact fund to support smallholder… https://t.co/ByW8C19c0YWhat you've been reading: #Coronavirus disrupts business across sectors. https://t.co/C020RiCD1Z @cipsnews https://t.co/dXD0UzNlzESeven African nations have signed an agreement that commits them to introduce legislation criminalising the traffic… https://t.co/kux5a5Vx3FThe UK government has announced it will take over the running of the Northern rail franchise from operator Arriva.… https://t.co/tszA5Y1tTrPhilip King has been appointed interim small business commissioner with a focus on championing measures against lat… https://t.co/2isgUXliwxWhat you've been reading: £4.9bn of HS2 savings not achieved, says NAO. https://t.co/on6jEmby33 @cipsnews https://t.co/kCnjHES23KSouth Africa’s special envoy on investment Jacko Maree said the country must 'up its game' to compete for foreign… https://t.co/wXJtEtcRgM
1/31
2020
A coalition of fashion companies including Adidas and Ralph Lauren have called for improved #labour rights in Cambo… https://t.co/GpEO33A1OSWhat you've been reading: Whole Foods hit by supplier closure. https://t.co/f93WmljoY4 @cipsnews https://t.co/3lhiBuzgzLDavos's take-home messages for #procurement. https://t.co/nQglsimBh0 @cipsnews https://t.co/ZD9WF5kRdLWhat you've been reading: US Navy paid $200,000 to sham company. https://t.co/rYgeKlYLjm @cipsnews https://t.co/krCk64pCSrAirbus has reached an agreement with the Serious Fraud Office that will see it pay out €3.6bn to settle allegations… https://t.co/EPy31QUUpzThe #coronavirus has disrupted businesses from carmakers to tech firms following lockdowns across Hubei province –… https://t.co/niwHQerj4h
1/30
2020
Supermarkets have halted sales of free-range eggs from Hoads Farm following allegations of poor #welfare conditions… https://t.co/RhAxCOtCAfThursday 6 February is your final chance to enter the #CIPSMENAAwards! Spanning across 15 categories there are many… https://t.co/6AC4ZnzCut
Retweeted by Supply ManagementEtihad and Boeing are collaborating on a ‘Greenliner’ project to explore procedures and initiatives that reduce… https://t.co/dP8Oh9TfTGThe telecoms market is “broken” and needs to be diversified to ensure the #security of UK networks, according the N… https://t.co/S3dZzfnmWNWhat you've been reading: Ted Baker inventory value overstated by £58m. https://t.co/B3LML6fRFp @cipsnews https://t.co/osaxOPsDTsEnergy consultancy Unaoil paid $6m in bribes to help its clients secure #contracts to build oil pipelines and termi… https://t.co/bAsKodIaIgSainsbury’s has announced commitments to become net zero by 2040, including collaborating with suppliers to achieve… https://t.co/DaHsH2EHUX
1/29
2020
Investors have called on fast food firms to take “faster and deeper action” to manage #climate and #water risks in… https://t.co/kqGpu0Jii7Honda and Mitsubishi have recalled 42,000 vehicles in Australia due to “potentially deadly” airbags.… https://t.co/PmhE7Hk71aA US man has been charged with conspiracy to commit theft of government money after allegedly setting up a sham com… https://t.co/1NwxwtPqib
1/28
2020

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