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Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Furthering the collaboration that began in 2019, RapidRatings (RR) and Trust Your Supplier (TYS) announced an integration that provides a seamless port into RR’s FHR Network. This allows buyers to…

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Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

The data marketplace trend continues with these two announcements involving alternative supplier and sourcing related data. Thomas and Bloomberg On March 16, 2021, Thomas announced that it will provide industrial…

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Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Nothing announces Spring quite like a chocolate Easter bunny or egg. It is good to know that there is a way to see which chocolate companies are supplying their products…

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Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Happy International Women’s Day. Three studies that measure gender equality and the pandemic’s impact (both positive and negative) on women’s work environments were recently launched. Gender Balance Index This index,…

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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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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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Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Recently the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of 20 new Women’s Business Centers (WBC) and a free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and…

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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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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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Refinitiv Expands Due Diligence Offerings with Acquisition of The Red Flag Group

Refinitiv Expands Due Diligence Offerings with Acquisition of The Red Flag Group

Refinitiv has acquired The Red Flag Group and in doing so has expanded its suite of due diligence offerings. The Red Flag Group is a provider of due diligence and…

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