The Procurement News Digest: Women, Tech, CFOs, CPOs and War

This week's procurement news round-up takes a look at The Syria-Turkey earthquake, Gender Equality, The War in Ukraine, A Survey of 500 CFOs & more

Impacts of the Turkey-Syria earthquake across sectors

The Syria-Turkey earthquake disrupted key commodities, production & trade in Turkey and Syria, with far-reaching impacts on multiple earthquake-hit sectors

CPO-led transformation is as much internal as external

Costas Xyloyiannis, CEO of HICX, in a recent Supply Management article outlines how CPOs can forge valuable transformations that last

Survey of 500 CFOs: Modernisation key to tackle supply upset

PYMNTS & Corcentric's recent study finds that companies are investing in digital procurement technology to modernise operations & expand their business

Companies brace for Netherlands' Semiconductor restrictions

Netherlands restricts semiconductor tech exports to China, joining US campaign that has procurement and manufacturing companies on the edges of their seats

EU moves to support Ukrainian war effort though procurement

Proposal by foreign policy chief Josep Borrell for joint arms procurement has been accepted by the European Union in unprecedented move

Breaking Barriers: Achieving Gender Equality in Business

Nucleus Commercial Finance's program to support women in business is a step in the right direction and has important implications for procurement

Procurement strategies for 2023 amid economic uncertainty

Insights from the Hackett Group's 2023 Key Issues report outline procurement priorities amidst economic uncertainty, pointing to digital transformation



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