strategies and considerations are offered
organization taking on a global citizenship initiative:
Senior management must be engaged, including the senior
managements of your
suppliers. Expectations should be set and the
program should be put into writing. These activities articulate the
The program and its goals need to be continually reinforced, setting the
context with employees and the supply base. Develop a
make the program an agenda item that routinely gets discussed and
stays on people's radar screens. It's also important to share and
sell the benefits of the program. Your suppliers should know that
those who commit to your program will enjoy a larger share of the
Communicate and Collaborate.
and active engagement is much more effective than
any policing actions. This communication leads to rapid improvement.
Partnering for Success.
Partnerships occur on several levels, including a) internal
stakeholders (particularly those supplier-facing people), b) supply
chain members, c) industry groups, d) government offices, and e)