Gartner Research

Why You Must Build CSR Into Bidding, Contract and Supplier Selection Now

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00349397

Analyst(s): Laurel Lippay


Corporate social responsibility is growing in emphasis as a brand risk and opportunity, but many companies are not doing enough to screen suppliers. Supply chain leaders should use this research to help develop CSR criteria that drives value and reduces risks in the supplier selection process.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Explain Why CSR Value and Risk Threshold Requirements Need to Be Built Into Sourcing Initiatives
  • Determine Appropriate CSR Criteria Based on Your Industry
  • Identify Trade-Offs

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