IT sourcing must adopt an environmental sustainability framework

November 16, 2023 EcoVadis EN

Environmental sustainability objectives have rapidly become a top CEO priority.

Achieving these objectives requires a shared responsibility approach: responsible use by organizations, coupled with responsible provision by vendors. Linking these two fundamental contributors is the sourcing function.

Although the enterprise can act internally on sustainability, many are limited by their vendors’ priorities and capabilities to support decarbonization goals. By selecting sustainable vendors, products and services that align with the enterprise’s sustainability requirements, sourcing can have a material impact on environmental outcomes.

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