A new report published by the United Nations highlights the importance of sustainable supply management for CEO’s

July 6, 2007 EcoVadis

Three groundbreaking studies by organizations such as the UN Global Compact, Mc Kinsey and Goldman Sachs presented today at the Global Compact Leaders Summit show that an increasing number of business leaders see corporate responsibility as a way to compete successfully and to build trust with stakeholders – and that sustainability front-runners in a range of industries can generate higher stock prices. At the same time, there are important “performance gaps” in implementation, as highlighted by a complementary survey of chief executives participating in the Global Compact: 59 per cent of CEOs said corporate responsibility should be embedded into global supply chains, but only 27 per cent think they are doing so. You can access the report here.

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