This research is funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Walmart Foundation, and coordinated by Meridian Institute. Its objective is to increase collective understanding of outcomes associated with supply chain sustainability initiatives, including corporate sustainability commitments, certification and standards, and finance sector strategies. Funders are not involved in the selection of the researchers or the content of the research.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation fosters path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the special character of the Bay Area.
The Walmart Foundation meets the needs of the under-served by directing charitable giving toward its core areas of focus: opportunity, sustainability, and community.
Meridian Institute helps people solve complex and often controversial problems, make informed decisions, and implement solutions that improve lives, the economy, and the environment.
The following organizations have participated in workshops or work groups, conducted research, and/or provided guidance to the Research Fund: