Many organisations have increasingly realised that the supply side is a good place to manage their ESG demands from.

Yet the sheer breadth and depth of stakeholders’ ESG needs is dazzling – including the mandatory (MSA and Payment Times Reporting), the almost mandatory (Net Zero targets, Indigenous procurement goals) and even the optional (supplier diversity, buy local policies).

Yet, the indirect procurement space especially can provide fertile ground for delivering much improved low-risk outcomes across the ESG spectrum.