Research session

Consumer behavior has changed forever, consumers have the power to feedback their concerns and impact the value chain. By 2025, an additional 1,8 billion people worldwide will join the consuming classes. Ageing classes in Asia and Western countries are creating a massive demographic shift.

How will current worldwide rapid transformations and new trends affect our value chains?

What will be the role and impact of consumers?

How can consumers make organisations accountable and further impact the value chains?

What are the needed competencies and approaches to support sustainable approaches in supply chain? How can the SDGs framework support accountability, transparency and responsibility in supply chain management?