By Sphera’s Editorial Team | June 29, 2023

Traditionally, supply chain risk management has focused on factors such as operational disruptions, financial stability and regulatory compliance. However, concerns about environmental and social issues are growing. These include emissions generated throughout the supply chain, as well as social concerns such as conflict minerals, which can finance armed groups or forced labor. Therefore, businesses are beginning to recognize the need to incorporate ESG and sustainability considerations into their supply chain risk management strategies.