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

 

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