Sarah Watt

Sarah Watt

Sr Director Analyst
Sarah Watt is Research Director with Gartner's Supply Chain Group. Ms. Watt's research interests include sustainable supply chain, circular economy, talent management and diversity and inclusion.

She helps Gartner clients to find more effective ways to apply sustainability principles within the supply chain based on organizational values and product offering. Her work aims to show how embracing sustainability can be profitable for business, while also being good for the planet. She also works with supply chain leaders to link their business strategy to their talent management requirements. Her interests include talent acquisition, retention and succession management. She also has experience in diversity and inclusion as one of the enablers for strong talent management.

She has more than 10 years of experience in Sustainability within a large corporate environment. She is a Chartered Environmentalist, IEMA, 2018.
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Monday, 13 September, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST
Doing Well, by Doing Good

What role should supply chain organizations play to enable the organization's purpose? Combing research, case studies and interviews, we will show how creating a purpose-driven supply chain is not only positive for shareholders, but also enables improved supplier relationships and employee engagement. We will get behind the hype around the notion of being purpose-driven, and show how this concept can deliver value.

Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST
What to Do When Stakeholders Want You to Save the World?

The expectations around company sustainability performance continues to increase as stakeholder pile on the pressure and markets start to include sustainability in the valuation of companies. A lot of pressure for sustainability performance falls on CSCOs, as supply chains have a significant environmental and social impact. In this breakout, we will share key sustainability trends, governance structure and enablers to accelerate the strategy while also looking at the role digital technology plays to enable a sustainability strategy.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.