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Why Every Company Will Need an ESG Data Strategy by 2021 and What Chief Supply Chain Officers Can Do About It


CSCOs are frustrated by the demand to disclose more environmental, social and governance performance data to a wider group of stakeholders. The right response? Rally enterprise support for an ESG data strategy that delivers transparency and strengthens investor, customer and NGO relationships.

Published: 25 July 2019

ID: G00418204

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Regulatory and Market Forces Will Pressure CSCOs to Produce High-Quality ESG Data for Public Disclosure
  • The Lack of a Single Technology Solution Will Make It a Struggle to Manage Unstructured Data From the End-to-End Value Chain
  • The Growing Demand for ESG Performance Data Will Place an Outsized Burden on Supply Chain Organizations

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