Gartner Research

Energy, Resource, Sustainability and Environmental Trends That Will Impact the Future Success of Global Supply Chains

Published: 09 May 2013

ID: G00245962

Analyst(s): Stephen Stokes


Our 2013 trend scan identified 14 of the top energy, resource, sustainability and environmental trends. Supply chain executives, strategic planners, and R&D and business leaders should plan their current and future business operations to reflect the impact.

Table Of Contents


  • Overview
    • Key Findings in Full
    • Recommendations in Full
  • How to Use This Research
  • Key Trend Clusters
    • Societal Transformation, Globalization, Emerging-Market Gap and Urbanization as Overarching, Strongly Connected Megatrends
    • Energy Futures
    • Resources and Consumption
    • Sustainability and the Environment

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