Gartner Research

Organizational Structure of Sustainable Supply Chains, Part 1: Trends by Sector

Published: 22 February 2013

ID: G00245790

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Karen Carter, Stephen Stokes


The strategic coordination of sustainability-related product, enterprise and supply chain activities is a complex, multistakeholder undertaking, much of which falls under the control of supply chain, manufacturing and procurement roles.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Key Take-Away No. 1: A Diverse Range of Stakeholders Manage Sustainability
  • Key Take-Away No. 2: There Are Only Limited Contrasts Between Industry Sectors Included in the Survey
  • Key Take-Away No. 3: Chief Sustainability Officers Are Not Critical Owners of the Sustainability Strategy

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