Key Sustainability Challenges In The Manufacturing & Machinery Industry

Today, manufacturers face a long list of difficult supply chain challenges including nature and human based risks, environmental regulations, intense competition, increasing market demand, and lack of labour skills. Transparent and robust supply chains are an absolute must-have to ensure competitiveness and to bring added value.

Climate risks

Climate risks

Energy conservation during production is crucial to minimize environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas emissions. Increases in the cost of energy have made it essential to identify innovative suppliers who can help you minimize longterm total cost of ownership (TCO).

Environmental risks

Environmental risks

Regional regulations and enforcement are increasing (like the crackdown in China) and expectations are rising in sourcing regions for product take-back, reuse, recycle and disposal programs.

Social and labor risks

Social and labor risks

In addition to working conditions issues such as exposure to injury, noise, dust, harmful chemicals and excess vibration, more serious human rights issues such as forced labor pose big risks that demand the right due diligence.

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The scorecard shows you the CSR performance of each supplier on 21 CSR indicators grouped in 4 themes (Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement) on a scale of 1 to 100.

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