Trying to make sense of so many CSR and related factors increases the need for management systems that provide insight. Many companies use a combination of spend and rudimentary footprint (or consumption) analysis to decide where to focus effort. Others use scorecards to get a baseline and then track performance changes. Whichever way you go about building sustainability into decision making, this area is where SEC can make a real contribution to your understanding of the supply chain. We have a suite of information and visual tools to support good risk management decision making.
As the world becomes a more connected place, knowing where your risk lie geographically is smart business. SEC has been using geo-spatial mapping for the management of supply chain and raw material risks for many years. We can create a bespoke range of risk indicators that address your own set of concerns. More
Finding out who and most importantly what is most important, needs metrics plus insight. SEC works with our clients to understand their ‘footprint’ and to use this to prioritise and get maximum return from the limited CSR spend and resources we find is generally available. Generating information for reports and public disclosure is where your company’s investment in good practice comes to life for your wider stakeholders. More
The more we know about the world the harder it becomes to control data and make sense of what it is trying to tell us. Finding patterns and insight from the data you have on your products and supply chain it vital to make good decisions. More
Does your business know how dependent it is upon natural resources? In a climate and resource stressed world, do you have a clear picture of which natural systems and ‘ecosystem services’ you use? These processes are the systems that build life and maintain the conditions for life on earth, as well as and keeping us in food and sustain your value chain to continue functioning.
Some functions are pretty obvious like water, others more subtle like pollination services or flood prevention. From the forests that supply fibre, water and raw materials to the carbon, water and nutrient cycles, there is much to understand. Knowledge of which will then make it so much easier for your company to control and mitigate risks around the business and globally. More