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Supply Chain Brief: Amazon Is Primed to Disrupt Product Data Labeling and CSR Reporting

Published: 01 July 2016

ID: G00310350

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick, Michael Burkett

Summary

Amazon succeeds by extracting insight from data and eradicating inefficiency. As it grows its sustainability team, supply chain and sustainability strategists at manufacturers of products sold on Amazon.com should assess their readiness to satisfy a demand for sustainability-focused product data.

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Analysis

  • Decades of Opting-Out of Most CSR Practices
  • Now Growing Its Team of Sustainability Data Experts and CSR Staff
  • Adding Sustainability Product Data to Its Site Is a Likely Bet
  • Is Product Data the Gateway to CSR-Focused Business Intelligence?
  • What These Moves Would Mean to Manufacturers

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