Reduce Outsourcing to Address Supply Chain Sustainability

May 7, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Firms increasingly see practices in their supply chains as part of their sustainability or CSR efforts. They expect suppliers to treat workers fairly and to implement environmental practices. But these goals can be difficult to achieve in the complex world of multi-tiered global supply chains.

As a result, companies committed to sustainability are increasingly shifting away from outsourcing and instead choosing vertical integration. Vertical integration means combining in one company stages of production normally operated by separate companies.

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