We are living in unprecedented times. While the best thing most of us can do is stay inside and limit contact, many others are needed on the front lines—healthcare workers, food and grocery retail employees, truckers, delivery service providers.
One of the biggest trends today is the use of “alternative” goods in lieu of everyday, commonly used ingredients and materials. More and more consumers are looking to buy beef that isn’t made of meat, flour that isn’t made of wheat, and dairy that doesn’t come from cows.
Corporate social responsibility, or CSR, is now a basic tenet of any good business strategy. Due to a shift in consumer expectations over the past decade, companies are finding ways to ensure their operations are more “socially responsible.” CSR is a broad term that can take many forms. Most CSR initiatives fall under one of three categories.
2020 marks the start not just of a new year, but a new decade. The news and trends that marked the 2010s will surely inform the way businesses manage supply chains in 2020 and beyond. In the 2010s, we saw an increased demand among consumers for transparency and ethically-made products….