The keynote by Niklas Egels-Zandén is the last part of our on-demand presentation series from the Nov 11 Sustainable IT Summit. We take a closer look at the issue of social responsibility in the supply chain, a topic that is increasingly top of mind among buyers wanting to make sustainable choices when buying IT Hardware.
Of the thousands of chemicals currently available for commercial use, only about 1% have ever gone through testing to assess their effects on human health and the environment.
This week we will be publishing on-demand versions of the presentations from Sustainable IT Summit in 3 parts.
Part 1. The New Generation TCO Certified
Part 2. Introduction to GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals
Part 3. Making Social Responsibility Matter in the global value chain
Niklas Egels-Zanden. Associate Professor, Director of Center for Business in Society, University of Gothenburg
Part 3. Keynote by Niklas Egels-Zandén: Making Social Responsibility Matter in the Global Supply Chain
In the Summit keynote, Niklas Egels-Zanden. Associate Professor, Director of Center for Business in Society, University of Gothenburg, takes a closer look at various initiatives aimed at improving working conditions in manufacturing.
- What’s working?
- Where is improvement needed?
- What is the impact of initiatives such as factory audits and codes of conduct?