Gartner Responsible Sourcing
Gartner Analyst Report

The Journey to Responsible Sourcing: Key Elements to Consider

Organizations are no longer judged simply by financial performance


There is an expectation from investment communities, employees, customers, government and the public that they should be good corporate citizens. That includes sourcing goods and services that are economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

In short, “responsible sourcing”.

The numerous approaches to responsible sourcing are often confusing, making program selection a challenge. Procurement professionals should take advantage of Gartner research to define responsible sourcing ambitions and approaches to ensure that they are compliant, avoid doing harm and deliver positive economic, social and environmental benefits.

Get the information you need to set out your roadmap in responsible sourcing. The Gartner report will help you select the right program for your organization.


In this report, you will learn: 

  • How to define your responsible sourcing journey based on your sector, resources and capabilities
  • How to build responsible sourcing into your procurement processes
  • Which third-party organizations you should consider working with to maximize impact while reducing effort


Download the Gartner report today to get some excellent thinking and practical advice on how to plan your roadmap for responsible sourcing.



*Gartner, The Journey to Responsible Sourcing: Key Elements to Consider by Sarah Watt, Miguel Cossio, 22 January 2021



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