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Introducing a Score for CSR and Sustainability Performance to the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

Published: 23 March 2016

ID: G00293155

Analyst(s): Stan Aronow , Pam Fitzpatrick


In 2016, we added a corporate social responsibility scoring component to the Supply Chain Top 25 program. This note outlines the approach. CSCOs and strategy leaders can use the insights to consider how to address CSR in the end-to-end value network and contribute to CSR goals.

Table Of Contents


  • Introducing a New Metric for Supply Chain Performance
  • Our CSR Score Design Methodology
    • Design to Leverage Publicly Available Third-Party Data
    • Select Indicators That Support a Robust, Repeatable Process
    • Identify Third-Party Sources That Satisfy Data Criteria
    • Assign Weighted Scores to Each Indicator
    • Integrate CSR Score Into the Scoring Model
    • Listen and Innovate


  • Definitions

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