Assessing Supply Chains and ESG Risk

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Georgina Mitchell | Melanie Larkins | Simon Colton | Tara Holeman

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The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the significance of global supply chains in delivering economic, human, and societal value. With almost 80% of trade passing through supply chains, the majority of companies’ operations are held up by external workers, information and resources. Supply chains raise a number of ESG risks - from environmental pollution, to shortages of raw material and natural resources, workforce health and safety incidents and more. However, most ratings agencies fail to measure companies’ ESG performance through the lens of their global supply chains. In Episode 14 of the ESG Innovation Hub, hear from ESG leaders about the role of finance in transforming supply chain management across industries and learn how to manage supply chain risks in your portfolio. Join this session to explore: - The importance of incorporating supply chains into ESG valuations - Understand how supply chain risks differ according to sector - Factors to consider when evaluating companies’ supply chains - Engagement strategies: understand and mitigate ESG risks in portfolio companies’ supply chains - How to educate investee companies on ESG supply chain best practices - And more Speakers for this episode are: -Melanie Larkins, Accenture -Simon Colton, SGS Solutions -Tara Holeman, Ethos Matters And our host, Georgina Mitchell of WellHouse Consulting.

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