Framing the issue
Tracking the cobalt supply chain
As identified in our Human Rights Risk Outlook 2016, more and more companies are facing increasing stakeholder and regulatory pressure to improve supply chain transparency. However, peeling back the layers of the commodity supply chain to go beyond first and second tier suppliers poses significant challenges to businesses, as this week's cobalt-themed infographic illustrates. Undertaking Human Rights Due Diligence and analysing Commodity Risk can help companies map and manage the potential hidden legal and reputational risks that lurk in global and often multi-tiered supply chains.