This report highlights the key trends and opportunities for the coming 12 months, from findings from an online survey of the Ethical Corporation community in June 2016.

The below key findings provide a brief snapshot of some of the stand-out findings from this report, helping you get a quick digest of some of the key takeaways.

  • Eliminating supply chain risks is the main driver: Over 34% of executives polled said they are incentivised by eliminating supply chain risks

  • Human rights is the number priority: 47% of our community identified this as the number one issue. Supplier diversity is the least important issue in 2016.

  • Industry collaboration is the biggest opportunity in 2016/2017: 20% of respondents stated that industry collaboration is the single most exciting opportunity. The second most exciting is creating a circular economy and third is resource efficiency, at 17% and 12% respectively