“When we’re out there certifying agricultural and forest products, we are already well ahead of the SDGs. Any company’s supply chain that is consistent with our standard goes above and beyond what’s being mandated by the SDGs,” stated Nigel Sizer, Rainforest Alliance President.

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For most companies, especially those who are not consumer brands, creating supply chain resilience may be the most compelling incentive to focus on in sustainability. If you cannot depend on a constant flow of raw material, goods and services necessary to your business, how will you meet your production or operational goals?

 

Sustainability is a complex concept. Starting with something that is material to the success of your business may be just the right strategic move to engage your board, internal leadership and employees.