Large organizations must face multiple issues with their complex supply chains, including the need to become more efficient and more sustainable.
While the climate crisis is not new, the intense demand placed on businesses by customers, investors, and regulators to eliminate climate impact and contribute to a just society has never been greater. This could prove to be the biggest test yet, while a wide-reaching wave of regulation – in Europe in particular – are entering into force. Those that fall behind on sustainability will find their risks greater and their margins lower.
How can businesses managers build ‘lean and green’ supply chains? How can they be equally committed to sustainability and cost efficiency without compromizing either?
To find out, we surveyed 525 decision-makers in supply chain and procurement, sustainability, regulatory affairs, and digital transformation. Their responses reveal that digitalization means companies no longer need to choose between ‘lean’ and ‘green’.