If I want to show how my operations in Malawi or Indonesia are really benefitting the local economy, I’m going to need robust, credible data. I need to show who I’m buying from, have information about those organisations, and increasingly, we’d suggest, be able to go a tier or two down the supply chain to strengthen the argument. That last point is critical for some buyers who find that certain first-tier goods or services inevitably need to be purchased from other large corporations. So the onus will be on both buyer and that first-tier supplier to show that the money is flowing down ultimately into more local pockets.
Offsets, Local Content and Supplier Information Management (Part 2) [PRO]
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