The rapidly evolving environmental, social and economic challenges have made the prioritisation of sustainability in supply chain networks an essential step to stay competitive.
The rapidly evolving environmental, social and economic challenges have made the prioritisation of sustainability in supply chain networks an essential step to stay competitive. This report by KPMG in India–RAI (Retailers Association of India) titled ‘Capitalising on green governance in retail supply chain’ provides insights into the global scenario for sustainable supply chain practice, with its impact primarily on the retail sector. The report identifies the need for green supply chain processes along with their implementation ways in a holistic manner. It aims to enlighten the sector about various regulatory and voluntary standards evolving in India vis-à-vis global practices. Simultaneously, the report also highlights the foremost challenges faced by the Indian retail sector players to move towards sustainability. The findings are concluded with key recommendations to the Indian retailers, which can collectively act as a foundation base for the retail sector to embark upon its journey towards sustainability.
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