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The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

Last month, Moody’s Corporation announced its intentions to acquire Cortera, a North American credit data supplier. According to the press release, the acquisition will expand its coverage of small and…

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Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv announced that its ESG company scores are now available for free and ESG data can now be accessed through the Refinitiv ESG Voice App. The scores are available on…

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S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts has announced the launch of APSI 5, a new dry bulk weighted average index for Supramax class bulkers. According to the press release: APSI 5 is the…

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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Scanning new resource launches and updates to include in ProcureSearch gives us a unique view into the supply market intelligence space. Every year end we write about the trends we…

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In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In the procurement and supply chain management space, there is no shortage of talented, well-informed, and passionate bloggers and podcasters who discuss and write about practically every topic imaginable. These…

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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business today released the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 (GCI), and this year provides an assessment of globalization during the spreading COVID-19 pandemic.…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum has announced the launch of a new PPE and COVID-19 products marketplace. Fandes, an ecommerce marketplace, and GovShop, a global government supplier discovery platform, have collaborated to…

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Price of Impact Index Helps Companies Give Wisely

Price of Impact Index Helps Companies Give Wisely

An interesting new tool that shows cost of achieving specific outcomes compared to national averages, in terms of philanthropic giving, allows a company to benchmark their spending, improve budgeting, engage…

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