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Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing: Towards Strategic and Holistic Sustainable Supply Chain Management

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Ethical Sourcing

Sourcing the materials, products, and services an organization needs from its suppliers in an ethical and social responsible way, whether the focal organization is formally accountable or not. Ethical sourcing thereby sets ethical and social principles first, in order to ensure fair income for local communities and avoid unethical labor practices such as child labor or slavery....

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Marketing and Supply Chain ManagementOpen University of the NetherlandsHeerlenThe Netherlands

Section editors and affiliations

  • Wim Lambrechts
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Marketing & Supply Chain ManagementOpen University of the NetherlandsHeerlenNetherlands