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

AWS Marketplace: Streamlining Software Solutions

AWS Marketplace simplifies procurement for public sector organisations, offers compliance support & prevents vendor lock-in, revolutionising cloud services

Keith Hartley, LevaData CEO, on Philosophy and Procurement

Keith Hartley, CEO at LevaData, discusses how the first principles philosophy and design thinking can revolutionise procurement processes

Mars Snacking's Amanda Davies joins P&SC LIVE New York

Amanda Davies, Chief R&D, Procurement and Sustainability Officer at Mars Snacking, is set to speak at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE New York

Coupa Software’s Mike Schanker joins P&SC LIVE New York

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ServiceNow’s Kirsten Loegering joins P&SC LIVE New York

Supply Chain Management

McKinsey's Report Outlines Issues Facing Procurement Leaders

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