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2022 State of Supplier Diversity Report’s 5th State of Supplier Diversity Report revealed big changes in the primary drivers of supplier diversity. More and more companies see programs as a core component of their company culture, and executive and board support is at an all-time high. 

However, signs of disconnects appear between executive leadership support and solvable challenges that seem to remain for supplier diversity practitioners, notably in implementing scalable processes. 

Request your copy of the 2022 State of Supplier Diversity Report today to help identify opportunities and challenges within your organization.  This report will be valuable in starting internal conversations about how to drive integrated and scalable processes and take your program to the next level. 

Thank you to all of those who participated in this year’s survey; we had a 17% increase in participation compared to last year, marketing this our largest sample size ever!   


Procurement in the Spotlight: A New Agenda for a New Era

Agile Leadership Enables Business Success

Agility remains a priority in maintaining operational continuity, while inflation continues to put pressure on profit margins and supplies remain constrained. Meanwhile, procurement leaders have shown their value with 60% of CPOs reporting increased engagement with the C-Suite.

CPOs now stand at an important crossroads––staying profitable and operating with agility are among the pressing items CPOs need to tackle.

Read this eBook to:

• Explore the five components of today's new procurement agenda

• Dive into the challenges posed by siloed approaches and how Business Spend Management can help

• Understand why it's important to unlock the full power of your spend despite facing global market uncertainty


Supply Chain Digital Transformation Guide 2022

Supply chain leaders want it all: transparency, communication, collaboration, flexibility and responsiveness. But they can’t get there with legacy systems. So how do supply chain leaders forge a path forward?

A new GEP playbook — Supply Chain Digital Transformation Guide 2022 — takes a deep dive into the role of digital supply chains in ensuring integration and visibility into the movement of goods and services. Digital transformation is key to building a resilient supply chain.

What’s Inside:

•How does automation provide visibility, which improves decision-making capabilities, transparency and collaboration?

•Why are real-time visibility and accessibility essential components of a digital-first supply chain?

•How do you strengthen collaboration across the value chain?

This paper is a must-read for supply chain leaders looking to take their digital transformation efforts to the next level.


How Procurement Can Drive ESG Goals for the Enterprise

An enterprise’s environmental and social impact has a lot of components — the raw materials it sources, how it runs operations, and how goods are packaged and delivered. Bottom line: supplier spend is critical when striving to achieve ESG targets. What steps can procurement leaders take to maximize ESG results? 

A new GEP-EcoVadis collaborative white paper — How Procurement Can Drive ESG Goals for the Enterprise — outlines how procurement must evolve to meet sustainability goals. Gain valuable insights into the role of technology and a real-life example of how one enterprise empowered its procurement team.

What’s Inside:

•How ESG performance insights can influence procurement decisions

•Why you need to apply targeted procurement strategies to meet ESG goals

•How a global telecom giant leveraged risk analysis and used a sustainability score to keep on track

This paper is a must-read for procurement leaders looking to equip their teams to boost ESG outcomes.