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Ethical Sourcing Officer

Tips for Entry

Get an internship or part-time job in a company that has an ethical sourcing department. Ask your school's career services office for help with locating opportunities.

Learn more about ethical sourcing by reading the Fair Labor Association's "Principles of Fair Labor and Responsible Sourcing,"

Learn more about what companies are doing in terms of ethical sourcing by following them on social media sites such as Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Start with companies such as Patagonia, Starbucks, and H&M.

Look online for companies that focus on ethical and sustainable sourcing, such as Ben & Jerry's, Patagonia, and Starbucks, among many others. Visit their Web sites to learn more about the products and services they source and how they arrive at their decisions on suppliers.

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