The supply chain paradox — balancing the bottom line with the green line
Sustainability has become a major factor in the overall business strategy and plays an integral role in the day-to-day activities that keep a supply chain running. Explore how various industries benefit from the best practices and technologies of a sustainable supply chain.
Moving sustainability into the mainstream
Consumer products companies are prioritizing their supply chains to meet consumer demands. Our research identified key areas where consumer products executives can navigate contradictory directives to increase sustainability, innovation, and supply chain resiliency while remaining competitive in ways that matter most to consumers.
Optimizing the supply chain to become more sustainable
Manufacturers are prioritizing sustainability efforts to increase competitiveness and product and service innovation. Our research identified key areas where executives can increase sustainability, continue their Industry 4.0 transformation, and improve supply chain resiliency.
Prioritizing sustainability to meet regulatory burdens
Utilities firms are prioritizing sustainability efforts to tackle regulatory burdens, reduce energy consumption costs, increase product innovation, and meet customer demands. Our research shows the ability to meet these challenges may determine financial performance and company survival, not to mention creating a more hospitable world for future generations.
Embracing sustainability to increase product innovation
Engineering and construction firms are prioritizing sustainability in the supply chain to increase product and service innovation and help reduce the costs of energy consumption. Our research identified key areas where executives can navigate contradictory directives to increase sustainability, innovation, and supply chain resiliency.
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Meet growing demand for sustainable products
Businesses worldwide trust SAP supply chain management software and tools to help control their supply chains holistically. As a result, they can overcome the challenges of demand volatility, supply uncertainty, and constrained capacity with a resilient design-to-operate framework.
Explore how you can make better-informed, more-sustainable choices that meet customers’ expectations.
For resilient supply chains, think local
Pandemics aren’t the only threat to global supply chains. To survive disruption, you need to include suppliers that are close to your customers.Read the article
What is a sustainable supply chain?
A sustainable supply chain is much more than regulatory compliance. It's a competitive and successful model that fully integrates ethical and environmentally responsible practices.Read the article
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Run a resilient, sustainable supply chain
Create a more agile, connected, and sustainable supply chain by optimizing processes, from design to operate, with integrated digital supply chain solutions from SAP.
Start your journey to a sustainable supply chain
Explore the five actions that can turn your supply chain into a strategic contributor to environmental, social, and governance efforts and the circular economy.
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