Briefing | Transparency

This briefing makes the case for a multi-tiered approach to responsible supply chain management. It highlights some of the pitfalls in failing to look beyond first tier suppliers and includes a snapshot of how far some leading companies are looking down their supply chain.

 

This briefing makes the case for a multi-tiered approach to responsible supply chain management. It highlights some of the pitfalls in failing to look beyond first tier suppliers and includes a snapshot of how far some leading companies are looking down their supply chain.Recommendations and case studies to help more companies achieve a deeper dive in their management of supply chain risks are also provided.

 

Key points:

  • Globally, only a third of companies are actively seeking transparency below tier 1 in their supply chain, at scale
  • The greatest and most critical sustainability risks are found deeper down the supply chain
  • Companies that reach past the first tiers improve supply chain management and meet stated business and sustainability objectives
  • Supplier relationships built on engagement, trust and empowerment are central to managing supply chain risks.

 

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