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Traceability Use Cases by Industry
Join the traceability movement

Companies in all sectors are faced with both a global regulatory trend towards end-to-end corporate responsibility and the increasing demand for transparency. The consequences are going to be huge for brands and suppliers: even if a company is indirectly in scope, it is likely to be impacted and may even be legally liable.

 

With Tilkal, companies can prove due diligence actions, and verify and demonstrate compliance.

Food & Agriculture

Main regulatory drivers:

EU Deforestation-free Regulation (EUDR), EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Forced Labor Regulation, German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG), US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Operational drivers:

Enable product recalls at batch level, analyze product quality data up- and downstream, and increase food safety. Map sourcing deforestation risks.

Food and Agriculture illustration

Reputational drivers:

Demonstrate product origin. Respond to the increasing demand for transparency from consumers and prove ESG claims on societal and environmental impacts.

"Controlled traceability, it means taking concrete action for a fair and sustainable cocoa sector by improving the living and working conditions of our communities of producers, by contributing to the protection of the environment, in particular by fighting against deforestation, and also by preserving important terroirs and flavors of cocoa."

Vincent de Schryver, Digital Transformation Leader, Savencia Gourmet Group

Apparel & Fashion

Clothes on rack

Main regulatory drivers:

EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR), EU Forced Labor Regulation, French Textile Regulation (AGEC), German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG), US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), New York Fashion Act, Norwegian Transparency Act.

ESG drivers:

Gain visibility and control on the social and environmental impact of the value chain. Eliminate forced labor. Anchor ESG claims in supply chain reality.

Reputational drivers:

Meet transparency expectations from consumers, and generate engagement based on a positive brand image.

"Traceability and transparency of our supply chain is one of the key pillars of our CSR strategy. Our objectives are to establish precise visibility of our value chain, to guarantee transparency on our production processes, and thus ensure respect for human rights in the chain supply."

Aigle, Non-Financial Reporting 2022

We trace a large variety of data

Health & Cosmetics

Main regulatory drivers:

EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Forced Labor Regulation, Anti-Waste Law for a Circular Economy (AGEC)German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG), US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), EU Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR), EU Medical Device Regulation.

Product safety drivers:

Detect fraud and grey markets, monitor and ensure quality control, reduce health risks. 

Health and cosmetics products

Reputational drivers:

Ensure ethical and sustainable sourcing, prove product origin and ESG claims. Meet transparency expectations from consumers and create engagement.

"Using Tilkal is an excellent way to bring change in an industry like cosmetics by pushing brands to take more responsibility and rethink their supply chain to ensure full traceability."

Maxime Finaz, Managing Director, Energie Fruit

Mining & Minerals

Workers in a mine

Main regulatory drivers:

EU Critical Raw Minerals Act, EU Digital Product Passport, EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Forced Labor Regulation, US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

Operational drivers:

Monitor exposure risk by area, by supplier, by mineral, by finished product, and prove due diligence efforts. Respond to new market constraints set by actors such as the London Metal Exchange.

Reputational drivers:

Ensure ethical and sustainable sourcing, avoid conflict minerals and forced labor. Prove ESG claims and meet transparency expectations from end clients.

"From day one, we've known that our ability to trace mica to and from end-users and mines would be key to our success. Blockchain helps us monitor our supply chains, identify where & who RMI can further support and make responsible mica sourcing a reality in the communities we serve."

Fanny Fremont, Executive Director, The Responsible Mica Initiative

Industry & Manufacturing

Main regulatory drivers:

EU Green Deal, EU Critical Raw Minerals Act, EU Digital Product Passport, EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Forced Labor Regulation, German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG), EU customs regimes (preferential origin, inward processing).

Operational drivers:

Prove origin and manufacturing  processes from raw material to end product, control recycling processes.

Monitor exposure risks in real-time and prove due diligence efforts.

Industry & Manufacturing photo

Reputational drivers:

Avoid involvement with conflict minerals, forced labor or environmental issues, and prepare for the EU Digital Product Passport.

"Regulations such as the Duty of Vigilance, the European Green Deal or the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, as well as European customs regimes, are moving towards greater accountability and transparency for manufacturers and brands. To be compliant, traceability must be justified."

Daher

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