Read the Case “Ikea’s Sustainable Cotton Supply Chain” at the end of Chapter 17 and response to the following: Draw a supply chain map of IKEA’s cotton supply chain.
What social, ethical, and environmental risks were present in IKEA’s cotton supply chain?
What characteristics of the cotton supply chain made enforcing its code of conduct especially challenging for IKEA?
were the advantages and disadvantages to IKEA of working
collaboratively with other companies and NGOs to improve sustainability
in its cotton supply chain?
What motivated actors throughout the complex cotton supply chain to comply with IKEA’s sustainability goals?
What more, if anything, could IKEA do now to improve sustainability in the cotton sector?