The Shifting Dynamics of Sustainable SCM

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Nov 25, 2011 12:46 PM ET

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

In an update to its 2008 study, the Accenture 2011 High Performance Finance Study, Delivering Value: The Next Battleground for the Finance Organization, the well-respected professional consulting firm introduces its research by describing a world in flux and set to experience even more change in the coming years.  As the study describes, companies will have to rethink their focus on finance cost reduction and selectively invest in capabilities to respond to challenges, meet the expectations of their internal customers, and deliver greater value to the enterprise.   Moving forward into 2012, our sustainability consulting practice believes the next generation of ‘sustainable’ supply chain management will continue to evolve as we transition to economic stabilization.  Focused on a new level of responsibility across all supply chain activities, we foresee continued efforts to drive deeper into category value by addressing more pointed supply questions:   click here to read more of shifting dynamics of sustainable supply chain management.