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Is Your Supply Chain Strategy Ready for the Next Wave of Sustainability Issues?

Published: 16 March 2017

ID: G00318009

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick

Summary

Corporate social responsibility, sustainability and corporate governance issues create critical considerations for supply chain's future. Supply chain leaders responsible for strategy should review the implications of these trending topics from the latest forecast reports.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenge

Introduction

Analysis

  • Big Investors Emphasize the Long View, Claim Interest in Environmental and Social Factors
  • Regulators Direct Investor Attention to Slave Labor in Supply Chains
  • Wanted: More Transparency, Less Reporting Fatigue
  • Women Securing Leadership Roles in the Boardroom and Beyond
  • Shifts in U.S. Policy Create Uncertainty for Global Climate Commitments and Goals for Sustainable Development
  • Up Next: Circular Economy

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