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New report offers risk profile of ‘supplier employees’

Jaclyn Jaeger | January 24, 2017

Ethics and compliance officers have a new resource by which to assess potential risks that may lurk in their supply chains.

The Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) last month published its “Global Business Ethics Survey (GBES), Ethics and Compliance Risk in the Supply Chain,” which offers a rare look at supply chain risk through the lens of supply firm employees. Prior to this report, much of the research done on supply chain risk has been viewed through the perspective of the buyer companies. The GBES report aims to fill this gap by providing a snapshot of “supplier employees” and the real-world challenges they face, providing a unique picture of ethics and compliance risk in the supply chain.

To get a global perspective of supply chain risk, ECI surveyed respondents from the private, public, and not-for-profit sector across 13 jurisdictions: Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico... To get the full story, subscribe now.