5 steps to successful collaboration, Sally Uren, GreenBiz, 20 February 2013

“Collaboration is a real buzzword as we accelerate into 2013. Why? First and foremost, as businesses turn their attention to their indirect impacts, and peer down complex supply chains that often crisscross the globe, the realization dawns that some of their key supply-chain challenges, from water security to labor standards, are just too big for one organization to tackle alone. Also, collaboration is an essential ingredient of significant change — not just any old change, but the change needed to bring sustainability into the mainstream.”