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An Animated Guide to How Achilles can help create a more transparent, efficient and sustainable supply chain.

An Animated Guide to How Achilles can help create a more transparent, efficient and sustainable supply chain.

Achilles transforms complexity into transparency and risk into resilience ensuring your supply chain excels in compliance, sustainability and efficiency. Watch our video.

OECD Guidelines on Supply Chains in Latin America and the Caribbean.

OECD Guidelines on Supply Chains in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) plays a…

Supply Chain Compliance: CUSMA

Supply Chain Compliance: CUSMA

Nowadays, trade agreements shape not only international commerce, but development and progress in certain industries. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (TMEC), successor to NAFTA, represents a landmark trade deal aimed at fostering economic integration among the North American partners. Among its various provisions, TMEC introduces new standards for supply chain management, posing challenges and opportunities for companies operating within its framework.

Germany Takes First Steps in Implementing CSRD: What You Need to Know

Germany Takes First Steps in Implementing CSRD: What You Need to Know

As one of the first adopters of European supply chain…

An Introduction to EU Forced Labour Regulation  

An Introduction to EU Forced Labour Regulation  

On the 13 March 2024, the European Union agreed to adopt legislation…

An update on the CSDDD – what it now means for businesses and what is likely to happen next 

An update on the CSDDD – what it now means for businesses and what is likely to happen next 

You could be forgiven for losing track of where things…

Greenstalling: how to avoid the latest net-zero business barrier

Greenstalling: how to avoid the latest net-zero business barrier

You may have heard of greenwashing – but are you prepared for the latest issue that could potentially stop you from reaching your net zero targets?

Brilliant ways to improve your sustainability credentials and grow your business

Brilliant ways to improve your sustainability credentials and grow your business

Here are six impactful ways for suppliers looking to improve their sustainability credentials and grow their business:

The 5 qualities of a perfect supplier

The 5 qualities of a perfect supplier

What does the perfect supplier look like in the eyes…

How to adopt an OECD-aligned due diligence approach for CSDDD: An Achilles Step By Step Guide

How to adopt an OECD-aligned due diligence approach for CSDDD: An Achilles Step By Step Guide

Our OECD Best Practice Infographic outlines the 6 steps to…

The differences between Lieferkettengesetz (LKSG) and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

The differences between Lieferkettengesetz (LKSG) and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

Understanding the differences and similarities between these two pieces of…

Best Practice for Navigating Evolving Risks in Global Supply Chains : Strategies for an Interconnected World

Best Practice for Navigating Evolving Risks in Global Supply Chains : Strategies for an Interconnected World

In an increasingly interconnected world, where commerce knows no borders and supply chains span continents, the business landscape can be full of opportunity, but also fraught with risk.