Sustainability & Risk: IDC Survey & IBM's Latest Approach in the Supply Chain

By Kimberly Knickle – April 19, 2010
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In our 2010 supply chain survey of 400+ U.S. manufacturers, IDC Manufacturing Insights asked "How important is driving environmental or social sustainability initiatives in the supply chain?"   The good news is that 58% think it's important.  Because this wasn't a sustainability survey, we don't ask them out right why sustainability in the supply chain is important.   But we can see correlations to other issues that have high importance - like risk avoidance and risk management. &nb


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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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