While the value of assessing CSR risks for direct materials spend has gained prominence in recent years, the other side of the procurement coin, indirect spend, has not received nearly as much interest.
That’s a shame — and a risk in itself. Especially when you consider the mostly unmapped territory of tail spend, indirect procurement can actually contain CSR risks just as harmful as those found in direct materials spend.
Part of the issue is that indirect spend, despite its impressive size and the number of resources dedicated to supporting it, also has several unique and persistent challenges that procurement professionals need to address.
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