The consulting and analyst company SCM World has released a list of the finalists for its 2017 Power of the Profession Awards. These awards seek to recognize companies that demonstrated both exceptional supply chain performance in the past 12 months and a socially responsible mission. SCM World will be handing out the awards in two categories—Talent Breakthrough and Supply Chain Breakthrough—during its annual conference in Miami, Florida, USA, in January.
"Our finalists have demonstrated that there is a continued commitment and dedication to advancing the future of supply chain as a discipline," said Oliver Sloane, CEO of SCM World, in a statement. "They are also companies at the forefront of investing in their people and developing the capabilities and confidence to get the job done."
The finalists for the Talent Breakthrough category were selected based on their performance in three key areas: diversity and engagement, business results, and impact in or across the value chain. They include:
The Supply Chain Breakthrough category recognizes companies that have launched strategic initiatives that have delivered value
to customers and shareholders while demonstrating a commitment to addressing such critical issues as health, hunger, and
environmental sustainability. The finalists are:
More than 50 companies submitted over 70 submissions for this year's awards.