Evaluating Exposure to Emerging Market Supply Risk

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Dec 28, 2011 10:04 AM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

The true globalization of the supply chain has changed the level of business risk exposure for the entire business community.  While we have already observed a wave of larger organizations reevaluating their business risk across their supply chains as the result of major business sustainability impacts, our professional consulting practice believes there is more to come.   There are, in fact, many less publicized exposures reaching into every organization, both large and small.   “As supply chains become more complex and globalized, it's becoming increasingly difficult to manage internal and external quality control. Even sectors perceived to be insulated from emerging market sourcing risks are actually exposed through emerging market suppliers two and three tiers back in the supply chain. With the increased exposure comes increased scrutiny that can put Procurement uncomfortably in the spotlight.”  –CEB Views    Click here to continue reading Evaluating Exposure to Emerging Market Supply Risk.    Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".