3 reasons you must digitize the ‘First Mile’ of your supply chain. And 3 reasons it is challenging to do so

The ‘first mile’ in supply chain management refers to the sourcing of raw materials, whether it is agricultural produce or materials such as coal, limestone,…


Creating a carbon neutral future with sustainability and ESG reporting

Creating a carbon neutral future with sustainability and ESG reporting

Themes such as sustainability and climate change lie at the heart of the United Nations’ stated goals for 2030. These goals are meant to be a shared blueprint…


Sustainability frameworks 101

Sustainability frameworks 101

As nations, organizations, and individuals experience the effects of unsustainable operations first-hand; every global economic, social, governance and…


Data analytics towards climate action

Data analytics towards climate action

The latest report of the IPCC released on the 7th of August pronounced a ‘Code Red for Humanity’ making a definitive statement compelling every entity to act…


Technological innovation in food and agriculture

Technological innovation in food and agriculture

According to McKinsey, ‘Food and agribusiness form a $5 trillion global industry that is only getting bigger. It accounts for 10% of global GDP and employs an…


Minimizing commodity risks in the energy industry

Minimizing commodity risks in the energy industry

In the energy industry, one of the most fundamental issues is pricing. When commodity prices fall, oil and gas companies are typically forced to cut back on…


How to choose the right E-sourcing solution that works for your direct materials business

The whole world is a ‘supply store’ for direct materials companies—wood pulp comes from Canada, coffee from Brazil, rubber from Thailand, polyethylene from…


Transforming metals & mining trading and risk management through digitization

EY’s ‘Top 10 business risks facing mining and metals in 2019-20’ report ranks ‘Digital Effectiveness’ at the number two position, stating that digital is the…


Managing contract risk management in commodity businesses

Managing contract risk management in commodity businesses

Managing contract risk management in commodity businesses 18 August 2021 | BLOGS Managing contract risk management in commodity businesses 18 August 2021 |…