FOCUS ON DISABILITY


LEVERAGING THE “S” IN ESG THROUGH A DIVERSE SUPPLY CHAIN

It is clear that the makeup and efforts of suppliers in supply chains can have a truly positive impact on people and the environment. From increasing inclusion of people with disabilities to reducing greenhouse emissions, supply chain performance is key to progress.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a term heard a lot today, but mostly in reference to the workforce. As focus is placed on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices, DEI is increasingly broadened to include supply chains, as well as the workforce. Placing Diversity under the purview of “Social” makes sense, because it impacts the organization’s operations, and it also impacts communities a....