Fostering supply chain sustainability helps companies manage risk, satisfy customer demand, create resilience, and deliver efficiencies that can save money. Global supply networks provide greater flexibility than ever before, but result in greater variability, too, in terms of environmental and social impacts. As a result, each link in your supply chain potentially represents an opportunity for improved sustainability performance, reinforcing your brand reputation and value.
The process can vary depending on industry, product type, and company goals, but usually begins with SCS conducting a Needs Assessment to determine the level of engagement. This iterative process takes an in-depth look at current sourcing practices in order to define appropriate goals and steps forward. The final outcome is a comprehensive proposal with deliverables designed to meet the stated responsible sourcing objectives.
We can support your efforts to build a sustainable supply chain in several ways:
SCS has analyzed production methods and conducted supply chain and chain-of-custody verification systems for a diverse array of raw material and consumer product sectors across the economy. Examples include: