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CAPS News - 30 June 2021

The influence of financial institutions on corporate sustainability policies

Through loans and investments, financial institutions are impacting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices and policies with corporations and their supply chains. How can organizations partner with suppliers to advance sustainability efforts going forward? [Read more in the CAPS blog]

CAPS contributing professors are recognized for research influence

CAPS researchers are among the top 2% of the world's academic researchers based on analysis of citations from nearly 8 million researchers, including Craig Carter and Tom Choi (ASU), Lisa Ellram (Miami University), Stanley Fawcett (Weber State University), Barbara Flynn (Indiana University), Rob Handfield (North Carolina University), Tobias Schoenherr (Michigan State University), and Stephan Wagner (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich). 

[Read more on ASU News]

56% use supplier self-identification to determine diversity status

Other ways supplier diversity status is determined include with a certificate provided by the supplier (48% of organizations), third-party service (33%), and internal due diligence (22%). CAPS updated the original version of this report so you can also view results by revenue and industry. For example, supplier self-identification is 88% in the utilities industry, but only 43% in financial services.

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2021 is seeing a new record of female Fortune 500 CEOs

While female representation in the C-suite is growing, only 8% of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies are female. But according to the 2017 CAPS Profile of a CPO report, 16% of Fortune 500 CPOs are women. 

[Read more in the CAPS Library]

Visualizing the Climate Targets of Fortune 500 Companies

This robust visual story provides a view of when Fortune Global 500 companies plan to meet their stated climate goals. Is your company on the list?

[Read more in Visual Capitalist]

Where will the world’s plastic waste end up by 2050?

Plastic use has surged worldwide over the last 50 years. If trends continue, over 12 billion metric tons will end up in landfills.

[Read more on Visual Capitalist]

US dependence on imports and potential supply chain disruptions

The White House has released findings of supply chain vulnerabilities, focusing on four critical products and six industrial bases. 

[Read more on JD Supra

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