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Supply Chain Brief: Start Sustainability Strategies With an Internal Agreement on Materiality

Published: 03 August 2017

ID: G00332500

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick


Sustainability commitments give companies a wider range of risks and opportunities to manage. Supply chain leaders can improve sustainability planning, risk management, data collection and public disclosure by formalizing corporatewide agreement on which ESG issues are material to their business.

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What You Need to Know


  • Materiality Means "Important," but the Big Question Is "To Whom?"
  • Align CSR Activities on Agreed-Upon Material ESG Issues

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