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Survey Analysis: Corporate Social Responsibility Emerges as Source of Growth and Innovation Strategy for Supply Chain

Published: 06 April 2015

ID: G00275252

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick


A recent survey shows that regulatory compliance is the main catalyst for addressing corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues in the supply chains of global organizations. Heads of supply chain strategy should ask, "Can we gain an advantage by doing more?"

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Supply Chain's Biggest Focus Is Compliance and Correction
  • Most Supply Chain CSR Efforts Are Focused on Environmental Issues
  • Supply Management Takes the Lead on Social and Economic Issues, With Some Early Signs of Shared Value Creation
  • Next Steps for Supply Chain Strategists
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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