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Jean-Baptiste Collovray

Senior Consultant

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Migrant workers series: closing the gap between policies and actions [Part 3]

Responsible business and migrant workers series: closing the gap between policies and actions [Part 3]

Jean-Baptiste Collovray is a Senior Consultant at Kumi, specialising in responsible business practices in the electronics industry. This is the third and final insight in our Responsible Business and Migrant Workers series. Fostering impact...

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Kumi/Origin partnership

Kumi and software specialist Grouptree partner to create Origin Core, a new approach to responsible supply chain due diligence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 May 2024: Kumi, a specialist in responsible business in global supply chains, has partnered with software specialist Grouptree, to create a new solution that combines Kumi’s on-the-ground experience in global supp...

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From code to conduct: practical insights on using technology to build responsible supply chains

Our expert panel, featured James Lewry (Kumi), Timothy Perkin (Kumi) and Bethan Miles (Origin), who dove into the pivotal role that technology plays...

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Kumi Newsletter April 2024

This is the first of our new monthly newsletters from Kumi, in which we will share our insights on the latest responsible business developments in sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, energy, fashion and textiles, investing, mining a...

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Kumi podcasts

Practical ESG presents: An Update on Human Rights Due Diligence Auditing and Technology

Andrew Britton, Kumi’s CEO, was invited by PracticalESG to give a podcast discussing developments in Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD). The focus on human rights issues and expectations for supply chain due diligence have changed signific...

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Mining and heritage: a zero-sum game?

Since 2003, industry best practice for mining companies looking to operate in heritage areas has been to adopt a precautionary ‘no-go commitment’. However, calls for a blanket moratorium do not reflect the reality of the sector; growing...

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Building effective grievance mechanisms: ten things to consider

The ability for an individual or group to report that they have been harmed by a company’s activities or relationships is a fundamental requirement in any responsible business. And yet, according to the International Labour Organisation (...

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View our webinar on “Grievance Mechanisms: Improving stakeholder engagement and supply chain transparency”

Watch Kumi’s James Lewry and Safecall’s Chancelle Blakey as they discuss the essential role of grievance mechanisms in responsible business conduct in the video below.

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Dashboards and data: selecting the right tools for supply chain due diligence

For many businesses, the proposed European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Direct (CS3D) looks daunting. With legislation like the German Supply Chain Act (LkSG) already requiring companies to map and identify risks from al...

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Responsible Sourcing Programmes: overcoming common challenges

As the regulatory landscape for due diligence grows, we are seeing an increase in companies developing Responsible Sourcing Programmes. James Lewry (Director) and Timothy Perkin (Senior Consultant) summarise some common challenges that we s...

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Responsible Sourcing Diagnostic 

In 2019, Kumi developed the Responsible Sourcing Diagnostic to: The Diagnostic gave companies a clear view of the gaps in their existing processes and the action needed to develop strong responsible sourcing programmes. Since then, our appr...

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CS3D – are you ready?

Within the next two years, the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D) will become law in the EU. If our experience at Kumi shows anything, it’s that most companies do not currently comply with expectations. When the l...

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