In the ever-evolving landscape of corporate sustainability, one truth remains unwavering: the supply chain stands as the nucleus of ESG intricacies. Its influence extends far and wide, touching every company in existence today.
Here's a sobering fact: Did you know that 75% of emissions come from supply chains? That's right, most of our environmental impact comes from the way we produce and transport goods. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Significant concerns cast a shadow over a wide spectrum of ESG issues, encompassing equitable treatment of workers operating within the supply chain, as well as pressing matters such as bribery, corruption, violations of human rights, and the utilization of perilous chemicals and pesticides in the manufacturing of goods.
In summary, our Supply Chain – Scope 3 terrain is a realm of paramount significance. It's one we must collectively conquer, gaining not only control but also unprecedented visibility. To this end, we find ourselves at a crossroads. Every company must recognize the urgency of mastering this arena to safeguard both sustainability and reputation.