Now in its 15th consecutive year, supplychainforesight is a Barloworld Logistics initiated survey that provides much-needed insight into supply chain operations and strategic issues that South African companies are faced with. The latest edition reviews the opinions of local business leaders regarding the adoption of sustainable business practices within the Supply Chain, and business in general, to create a snapshot of the state of green Supply Chains in South Africa.
Consumers, corporate citizenry and regulation drive the demand for sustainable business practices
The last couple of years have undoubtedly been both extremely hopeful for sustainable business practices. The Paris Agreement was ratiﬁed faster than any other similar pact in history, and globally more and more organisations have taken real strides towards their goals of renewable and sustainable business practices. Locally, South African businesses and consumers alike are anticipating the introduction of the long-promised Carbon Tax Bill, which will see penalties levied against excessive carbon emissions.