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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 2:00 – 3:00 PM CET Corporates seeking to effect innovation across their supply networks need to underpin that change with a strategy that pre-empts legal challenges from existing or prospective distributors and suppliers. Trends in corporate governance such as ESG compliance, digital transformation of supply chain and an evolution of workforce demographics and expectations following the pandemic are all driving major changes in business operating models and delivery. Many are looking to…

Introduction The UK, US, and Canadian governments have recently announced a range of new measures in relation to human rights violations alleged to be taking place in Xinjiang, China. The new measures include enhanced due diligence requirements for companies with links to the region in order to identify and remove the use of forced labor from their supply chains. The move further underlines the importance of effective supply-chain risk management for companies with complex global…