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Published by: Stanford Business School
Originally published in: 2015
Version: 13 April 2015

Abstract

Li & Fung Limited (LF), a Hong Kong-based multinational, was a global leader in consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and distribution. LF managed the entire supply chain for retailers and brands around the world by working with a network of over 15,000 supplier companies in more than 40 economies in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The company faced rising expectations on safety compliance, environment, social, and working standards. It decided to create an integrated and holistic strategy to address these issues in a manner that would create solutions and build value for LF customers in sustainable supply chain management.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2012-2014.

Geographical setting

Region:
Asia
Countries:
China; Hong Kong

Featured company

Li & Fung Limited
Industry:
Consumer goods; Supply chain

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Abstract

Li & Fung Limited (LF), a Hong Kong-based multinational, was a global leader in consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and distribution. LF managed the entire supply chain for retailers and brands around the world by working with a network of over 15,000 supplier companies in more than 40 economies in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The company faced rising expectations on safety compliance, environment, social, and working standards. It decided to create an integrated and holistic strategy to address these issues in a manner that would create solutions and build value for LF customers in sustainable supply chain management.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2012-2014.

Geographical setting

Region:
Asia
Countries:
China; Hong Kong

Featured company

Li & Fung Limited
Industry:
Consumer goods; Supply chain

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