The SuppLy CHAIN INNOVATION FUND
Theory of chANGE
Working Capital is an early-stage venture fund that invests in scalable innovations to meet the growing corporate demand for more transparent and ethical supply chains—addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers and source responsibly. It was initially incubated by Humanity United, which is founded by The Omidyar Group, a diverse collection of independent organizations and initiatives.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Author: Ed Marcum, Managing Director, Working Capital Fund 19 Aug 2020 Read on BHRRC Website: https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/blog/covid-19-an-opportunity-for-equality/ COVID-19 has highlighted and exacerbated the...
Webinar: ENGAGING SUPPLY CHAIN WORKERS USING TECHNOLOGY – A CONVERSATION ABOUT PATHWAYS TO IMPACT AT SCALE
A WEBINARHosted by Working Capital Fund How does worker engagement supported by technology lead to an improvement in respect for labor rights and improvement in working conditions, at scale? How is technology being used to support supplier responsibility and...
New test allows employers to protect workers by swabbing for coronavirus on workplace surfaces: Phylagen has launched its Surface Test, enabling businesses (and others) to take a swab of a surface and detect if COVID-19 is present and in what concentrations. The...
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Working Capital Fund Webinar – How Worker Engagement Supported By Technology Can Lead To Change
Please join us for a 60-minute discussion with pioneers who are supporting supply chain workers with technology. We’ll discuss evidence of impact, challenges in the market, and the path toward large-scale implementation.
Dan Viederman, Working Capital Investment Fund (Moderator)
Vera Belazelkoska, Director of Programs, Ulula
Heidi Lehmann, Chief Commercial Officer, Kenzen
Erika Wennerstrom, CEO, Quizrr