The integration of BSD expands ELEVATE’s footprint across Europe and Latin America and further strengthens the group’s sustainability and supply chain consulting offering.
How leading sustainability corporations manage their people, energy and climate were the top material issues of 2016. This was accompanied by high prioritization of human rights (diversity and inclusion), ethics and corruption, the health and safety of employees, and related standards in supply chains. This appeared from latest research by BSD and its international partners on reporting by the Industry Group Leaders of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
BMW Group is once again the industry group leader for the automotive sector in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 2016.
BSD Consulting is the first of a range of organizations that will help develop individuals’ skills and build capacity for organizations to implement Integrated Reporting by developing and delivering <IR> Training.
Continental Clothing Co. – in collaboration with BSD Consulting and the Fair Fashion Network – has implemented a scheme that aims to deliver a LIVING WAGE for the garment workers in its supply chain. The costs for doing this are only 0.14 Euro per T-Shirt. From 1.1.2016 the monthly salary will be increased by 650 INR per month for every worker in the factory. Continental Clothing hopes to be able to soon up-scale the project.