This survey of 2,061 professionals from the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors investigated sustainability of supply chains, the main drivers and obstacles to effective sustainable supply chain management, together with the initiatives implemented by our customers.
It found that businesses are making concrete efforts to take sustainability issues into account, despite the lack of either clear standards or a harmonized frame of reference.
Some key findings:
- 42% of companies have a formal supply chain strategy contemplating sustainability aspects
- 22% of respondents consider their company to be a frontrunner in sustainable supply chain management
- 41 % performed sustainability audits
- 34 % required suppliers to provide information about sustainability