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Supply & Comply: Sustainability, Compliance, and Resilience in Global Supply Chains

In an increasingly VUCA world, today’s supply chains are confronted not only with ecological disasters but also with geopolitical unrest, increasing competition, and growing regulation. This fast-paced market environment requires the convergence of compliance, sustainability, and resilience – three pillars that can strengthen and future-proof supply chains in turbulent times and beyond. Mehr lesen »


The New Procurement Compliance

With the introduction of the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz, LkSG), since 2023, the implementation of human rights due diligence has become mandatory for companies. This regulatory development, which is increasingly trending worldwide, makes ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) compliance a new strategic and operational necessity, extending from a company’s own business area to its supply chain. Especially within the supply chain, it’s a daunting task that demands a realignment of procurement and thus a new approach to procurement compliance. How procurement can achieve LkSG and ESG compliance while simultaneously creating value is discussed in this article.
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From Traditional to Sustainable Procurement

What we’re witnessing today is the dawn of a new mindset where sustainability plays a pivotal role. Just as digitalization revolutionized nearly every aspect of life, we now see a trend toward sustainable thinking and a heightened awareness of the ongoing climate crisis, which no organization is immune to.

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