Best practices, technology, and new takes on critical business topics from ChainLink Research
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 – Published once each month.
Global ESG and supply chain regulations are driving companies to implement multi-tier supply chain mapping and traceability within certain industries. Here we discuss some impacts of those regulatory requirements on companies’ processes and systems. [ Read: Regulations’ Impact on ESG and Supply Chain Risk Management—Part Two ]
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
ESG investment claims to leverage financial markets in service of society and to reduce company risk. However, considerable doubts have been expressed about how effective ESG indices and investment actually are in driving meaningful changes. How can investors make informed investment choices to further their lofty goals? Data and reporting frameworks are the mechanisms to link ESG action to impact. Addressing inaccuracies and greenwashing in data and reporting can deliver the substantial potential value to financial risk and social value of ESG investment. [ Read: Achieving Transparency, Risk Reduction, and Impact with ESG Investing—Part Two ]
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
We propose and specify a hypothetical multi-enterprise supply chain application network with functionality for track and trace/recall, cold chain, inventory management, patient adherence, and identity management. Then we estimate the potential value of using such a network for an archetypal pharmaceutical manufacturer. [ Read: Quantifying the Value of Blockchain-Based Supply Chain Networks—Part Three ]