Between natural disasters, the financial crisis, and macroeconomic vulnerabilities, companies’ supply chains have been rocked by several disruptions of late. And that trend is likely to continue, says PwC’s Joseph Roussel, co-author of Strategic Supply Chain Management—Second Edition. In this short, informative interview, Roussel discusses why supply chains have become increasingly vulnerable, and offers specific tips on how companies can design and manage this critical strategic asset for resilience.
This report by PwC and MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation analyses supply chain & risk management approaches of companies facing high risks: raw material price & currency fluctuation, market changes, fuel price volatility & natural disasters.
The environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus is increasing as the basic business model of the Private Equity (PE) industry becomes more long-term, with more than 90% of the respondents in a recent survey of the PE industry believing that ESG activities can create value and link across to it.
While climate change and increasing temperatures now seem inevitable, there are high levels of uncertainty about the manifestations and magnitude of their impact. What is certain, though, is that climate change will have a multiplier effect on supply chain risk and link across to it.