ECO-Centricity™ – So many of the social and environmental impacts on the planet have to do with the Me-More-Now phenomenon. Excessive overproduction and consumption satisfies the needs of the EGOsystem for the short term at the expense of the long term health of the ECOsystem.
Starting by asking IF we really need “stuff” is a first step, followed by asking HOW it was sourced, manufactured and delivered and finally WHERE could it go at the end of it’s useful life.
Ethical Team guide you in all aspects of product lifecycle strategy from determining what’s the most sustainable material to minimizing overall environmental impacts.
Supply Change Operations/Ethical Sourcing means ensuring that products and goods are sourced ethically and that you pay attention to:
Supply chains are complex with some products having anywhere between 5 to 20 tiers starting with activities such as raw materials extraction to packaging and distribution. Ethical Team provides expertise on leading edge executable programs and practical tools for managing risk, building capacity and brand loyalty.
Complex Stakeholder Engagement – Ethical Team has extensive experience facilitating and mediating dialogue with all key stakeholders, particularly ones that have an attack agenda. Non-governmental organizations, environmental, human rights and citizen groups often have to use the controversial levers they have available to them. Understanding their needs and working towards compromise requires expert conflict resolution and negotiation skillsets.