Complex procurement occurs when the specification is difficult or is an innovative or bespoke product or service. Therefore, procurement becomes higher risk to the organisation given the degree of competition which is often restricted to a limited market. The contract will often be more detailed and agreed using different commercial models.
With an estimated 150 million children engaged in child labour worldwide, charity Traidcraft Exchange has joined up with major organisations and retailers to publish a toolkit for companies seeking to ensure children are not being exploited in their supply chains.
Over 90 individuals and 30 organisations involved so far
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