Collaboration is vital for our future

By Johan Zandbergen | March 02, 2017

The challenges we are facing today are numerous. From deforestation, the effects of climate change to social and ethical issues in supply chains, such as for example forced labour and ethical...

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Technology used to create sustainable supply chains

By Peter Derksen | November 29, 2016

At ChainPoint we firmly believe that technology has the ability to change and transform supply chains, making them more efficient, sustainable and resilient. In today’s supply chains there are...

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A quote that could mark a shift in sustainability

By Peter Derksen | September 06, 2016

Sustainability has never been more in the media than during the last couple of years. Companies, NGOs and initiatives are all working on improving carbon footprint, water usage and sustainable...

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Why supporting smallholder farmers will benefit your supply chain and company

By Peter Derksen | January 27, 2016

For some, or maybe even most companies, the true impact of their supply chain lies beyond tier 1 suppliers. Suppliers of suppliers, perhaps even up to farmer level, can sometimes have the biggest...

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Will 2015 be marked in history as a turning point?

By Peter Derksen | December 29, 2015

With 2015 drawing to an end, we’ve seen a great amount of developments this year towards companies making themselves more sustainable, improving quality and reducing supply chain risks. Brand...

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The bottom-line of sustainability, how data management can reduce costs and risks

By Jerwin Tholen | October 14, 2015

Corporates in food supply chains are increasingly held accountable for the performance of their suppliers. The industry is reacting to 4 drivers: regulations, stakeholder pressure, investor...

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Cooperation is dominant in nature

By Lieven Callewaert | January 14, 2014

At ChainPoint we say that cooperation is in our DNA. This is not just a metaphor and it applies not only to us or to our customers working together in food supply chains that extend throughout the...

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Are cooperatives a promising model for the future?

By Alexander Ellebrecht | December 10, 2013

Recently the United Nations officially closed the International Year of Cooperatives (IYC). Throughout 2012 the UN had been promoting the cooperative model as one possible solution to the...

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