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Outsource magazine: thought-leadership and outsourcing strategy | May 27, 2017

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About Global Sourcing Council

Global Sourcing Council

Global Sourcing Council

Global Sourcing Council is a non-profit organization with an educational mission to promote an exchange of ideas and information among businesses, trade organizations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and academia; to discuss and define sustainable and responsible practices in global sourcing and supply chain management; and to encourage progressive economic growth leading to increased trade, investment and social good, all with an aim to increase knowledge, deepen trade relations and broaden commercial and cultural ties among nations. Membership is open to enterprise customers, service providers, business management consultants, legal advisers, academics and others. The organization sponsors webinars, events and a newsletter on emerging issues. The GSC fosters the exchange of information and a dialogue through: Best Practices – the GSC defines and delivers best practices regarding celebrating the intellectual and social capital of the world in a respectful and sustainable manner Collaboration - collaboration is central to sustainable outsourcing success. The GSC delivers a wide range of events, activities and webinars to enable its members to network, meet, and share ideas, for growth and to further drive the goals of the GSC Education – through the delivery of events, information, and certification, the GSC aims to inform and educate its members on all aspects of sustainable outsourcing processes, issues and trends Thought Leadership - the GSC offers an open, unbiased discussion platform for new ideas, controversial issues and general information on socially responsible sourcing in a professional and respectful manner.

Posts By Global Sourcing Council

Fashion and apparel: labour practices in the supply chain

January 6, 2017 |

In 2015, the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress reported that the fashion industry globally is valued at $1.2 trillion. (Ref. 1) Of that $1.2 trillion, more than $250 billion is spent annually in the United States alone … Read More

Beverage companies get active in reducing their supply chain carbon footprint

September 6, 2016 |

Carbon footprint reduction is a major focus of the beverage industry. The major challenge for this industry is to reduce the carbon footprint while still increasing production in this growing sector. In July 2015, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, along with more than … Read More

Both sides now

June 6, 2016 |

Almost twenty years ago, my son responded to the ubiquitous inquiry “What do you want to be when you grow up?” His interlocutor was his Italian godfather (the Milanese not the Sopranos variety). There were certain implicit cultural expectations about … Read More

Sustainable supply chains: do they really benefit my company?

April 1, 2016 |

As companies have started to internalise (and for that matter, practice) the triple bottom line concept of sustainability, the focus now has shifted to issues beyond their walls of operations and manufacturing. In the world of outsourcing, globalisation and interdependence … Read More

Global Sourcing Council

August 29, 2012 |

Global Sourcing Council is a non-profit organization with an educational mission to promote an exchange of ideas and information among businesses, trade organizations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and academia; to discuss and define sustainable and responsible practices in global sourcing … Read More