The Procurement News Digest: Health, diversity, ESGs, CSRs

This week's procurement news round-up covers: Supplier diversity with UPS, global health with GSK, BSM with Coupa Inspire and more...

Kris Oswold, VP of UPS: Advocate of Supplier Diversity

Why global inclusion is the blueprint to value creation

Lisa Martin: Procuring the improvement of global health

Chief Procurement Officer of global pharmaceutical giant GSK, Lisa Martin is a force for procurement good

Coupa Inspire unites BSM leaders for effective spending

Coupa Inspire unites BSM leaders for effective spending and unveils AI analytics capability: CEO and Founder of Focal Point, Anders Lillevik reports

Timeline: The history and development of global procurement

As commercial organisations and collaboration expanded throughout history, procurement went from a tribal, to a national, to a global affair...

CPOs 'can drive sustainable & profitable construction'

McKinsey says chief procurement officers can help deliver both sustainable construction and also greater margins, by being 'strategic partners'

SC sustainability, CSR & ESG must go beyond 1-tier suppliers

To manage ESG, CSR and sustainability risks and avoid significant disruptions from violations, businesses must prioritise supply chain transparency



Featured Articles

Unilever grows sustainable Indonesian palm oil partnership

Unilever are signing a expanding their agreements in Indonesia to grow the transparency of their palm oil supply chain

New EU Carbon Emissions Tariff and procurement

Importers in Europe face rising prices and administrative bottlenecks as the EU's new carbon emissions tariff comes into effect

Three top trends: Procurement and Supply Chain Live 2023

Procurement Magazine Editor and host at Procurement and Supply Chain LIVE London 2023 Neil Perry picks his key themes from the event.

Coupa: Future proofing business and reducing risk

Risk Management

Generative AI’s untapped potential in procurement contracts

Technology & AI

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