The global automotive industry saw a “significant rise” in supply chain disruptions in 2017 compared to the previous year, a report has said.
Thailand ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention at the International Labour Organization summit last week in Geneva.
On a smoggy afternoon in Jinan, China, huge log carriers and oil tankers thundered down a highway and hurtled around a curve at the bottom of a hill. Only a single, unreinforced guardrail stood between the traffic and a ravine.
Cobalt, a chemical element crucial for making lithium-ion batteries, continues to be mined using child labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With the DRC producing two-thirds of the world’s cobalt and demand expected to increase, companies are struggling to clean up their supply chains, CNN...
Home Depot Inc. plans to spend $1.2bn over the next five years to speed up delivery of goods to homes and job sites as the rise of online shopping resets consumer expectations.
A watchdog group is calling on Amazon.com Inc. to improve conditions for factory workers in China who make Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers, renewing criticisms that CEO Jeff Bezos became the world’s wealthiest man on the backs of low-paid laborers.
A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles.
Britain’s food watchdog said it was investigating allegations that traces of meat had been found in “meat-free” and vegan meals sold at the country’s two largest supermarket chains, Tesco and Sainsbury’s.
Cyberattacks targeting a shipping navigation system could be used to block the English Channel, a security researcher has warned.
How big is the “gig economy”? Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics gave the first official reading of how many Americans rely on temporary work, freelancing, and on-demand apps to make ends meet. And the answer is: a lot.
For all his bluster about trade wars, President Trump seems willing to push China only so far: Witness the deal last week to grant Chinese telecom giant ZTE a reprieve from harsh American penalties. The reason is likely to lead straight to Iowa soybean and corn farmers like Benjamin Schmidt.
More women are pursuing careers in supply chain, industry groups say, but the gender pay gap in a field long dominated by men gets wider the higher women climb in leadership ranks.
Jerry Morales, the mayor of Midland, Texas, and a local restaurateur, is being whipsawed by the latest Permian Basin shale-oil boom.
Google is banning the development of artificial-intelligence software that can be used in weapons, chief executive Sundar Pichai said last week, setting strict new ethical guidelines for how the tech giant should conduct business in an age of increasingly powerful AI.
10 – 11 October 2018 | Marina Bay Sands, Singapore | 9.15am – 5.00pm | www.ecommerceexpoasia.com eCommerce Expo Asia will finally be brought over from the UK! From 10th – 11th October, the two days of this comprehensive event engagement, hosted at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, will...