Gartner Research

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

Published: 25 July 2019

ID: G00418204

Analyst(s): Pam Fitzpatrick

Summary

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.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

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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