New Index Uses Data from Suppliers to Rate Brands and Retailers

Better Buying is an independent project supported by some of the most highly regarded names in supply chain transparency, including the C&A Foundation and Humanity United, and Dickson hopes to both expand the scope of the report in future indices and work directly with companies to address the issues they’ve identified.

“We want them to use the information we provide to begin working to improve their practices,” Dickson said. “We’re hoping to foster a ‘race to top’ and showcase the best practices that are being developed.”

By knowing more about what is working, and what is not, with regards to supply chain management, Better Buying believes better strategies can be developed to improve supply chains from within and make them more sustainable and ethical, to the benefit of all parties.