There is a growing pressure for businesses to engage in sustainable practices. Consumer attitude, NGO oversight, government regulations and shareholder expectation of the social and environmental impact of company supply chains are shifting at varying speeds around the world. But these expectations go beyond traditional business boundaries into the supply chain.

The MIT Responsible Supply Chain Lab examines the part, current, and potential future practices of sustainability in supply chain management across various industries and develops applied models for businesses to effectively implement strategies to improve supply chain management and control practices.