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2022 Supply Market Information and Research Trends That Will Continue Into 2023

2022 Supply Market Information and Research Trends That Will Continue Into 2023

Covering the ever-evolving changes in supply market intelligence, it’s time again for our annual trends article. This year’s post focuses on select trends and offerings and begins with Kelly’s eye-opening…

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Supplier Risk: Interesting News Bits

Supplier Risk: Interesting News Bits

Forrester/Ivalua Study A recent study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Ivalua, provides insights on the key challenges organizations are still facing in efforts to ensure supply continuity. The…

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Business Leaders Involved with Environmental Sustainability Initiatives Provide Sentiment on Current State

Business Leaders Involved with Environmental Sustainability Initiatives Provide Sentiment on Current State

The inaugural edition of the Honeywell Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) introduces the Sentiment Index, which is “a global sampling of over 600 business leaders directly involved in their organization’s environmental…

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New Index Tracks How Exposed Various Brands Are to Misinformation

New Index Tracks How Exposed Various Brands Are to Misinformation

Pulsar, an audience intelligence platform provider, has partnered with NewsGuard, which rates the trustworthiness of news sources, to launch the Misinformation Risk Index: Brands. The Index provides a view into…

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The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES) was developed to address the all too real issue of grappling with the large number of sustainability certifications that are available in the market.…

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Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

StormGeo – StormGeo, a weather intelligence and decision-support solutions provider for the shipping industry, launched its new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Simulator. According to the press release, the new tool…

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Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Last month, supply chain transparency software provider, Sourcemap, launched its Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution (FLDD) to help U.S. businesses meet standards mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act…

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Here’s a Handy Tool for Ensuring Accurate and Trustworthy Information When Performing Business Research

Here’s a Handy Tool for Ensuring Accurate and Trustworthy Information When Performing Business Research

A few years ago, with wonderful input from various industry thought leaders, Kelly Barner (procurement and supply chain writer and expert) and I created a set of succinct guidelines to…

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Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Beroe – In May, procurement intelligence and analytics provider Beroe announced a partnership with Makersite, a Stuttgart-based software and data technology company to integrate Makersite’s data with its Beroe LiVE.Ai…

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The Circular Economy: Growth and Innovation

The Circular Economy: Growth and Innovation

You probably have started seeing more coverage these days about the circular economy. According to the EPA, a circular economy “reduces material use, redesigns materials to be less resource intensive,…

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