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ESG for Supply Chains

Utilize an integrated suite of ESG solutions and strategy to support your unique requirements

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for supply chains is far more involved than the basic factors measuring the sustainability and societal impact of an investment. It needs to include issues such as human resource practices, business ethics and board diversity – and it must be tracked and reported against corporate ESG goals to the correct stakeholders.

We deliver an integrated suite of ESG solutions to support these unique challenges. You have access to an accurate view of data on ESG issues for more informed decision making, as well as access to registry, auction and distribution platforms designed specifically for the environmental markets.

  • ESG Reporting: Store and disseminate corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and reports in a one-stop online platform
  • Environmental Registry: Manage global carbon, water and biodiversity credits in one convenient place
  • Commodity Tracker: Manage the documentation flow associated with physical commodity assets
  • Auction Platform: Seamlessly connect auction participants, including bidders, registries, auction monitors, regulators and other program stakeholders.
  • Global Carbon Index: Benchmarking and liquid tradeable index for tracking carbon credits globally
  • Global ESG and sustainable indices: Insights and design choices for implementing sustainable investment objectives.

Build an intelligent supply chain with our holistic solution

Experts

John Anton

Mr. Anton has expertise in the ferrous metals industry, he is responsible for evaluating the outlook for steel. He also specializes in forecasting commodities and works closely with the Automotive, Construction, Energy and Economics teams at IHS Markit. Steel demand is linked to outlooks from these key sectors. In turn, the profitability of these sectors can rise or fall depending on the price and availability of steel.Prior to joining IHS Markit, now IHS Markit, in 1995, he was in the private practice of law as well as an economist and statistician for the United States Department of Labor in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Mr. John Anton received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University, US, and a Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, US.

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John Mothersole

As director of research, Mr. Mothersole sets and executes research priorities to identify potential supply chain risks and opportunities. His other duties include providing inflation analysis for the US Economic Forecasting Service, World Industry Service and the metal price forecasts within the Global Link Model at IHS Markit. He is directly responsible for nonferrous metal forecasts. He has more than 30 years of experience in price analysis and price forecasting. A member of the National Association of Business Economists (NABE), Mr. Mothersole holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Economics, both from the University of Maryland, US.

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Laura Hodges

Ms. Hodges is responsible for the management and operations of the Pricing and Purchasing Research team. Ms. Hodges has managed several projects on global cost analysis, including projects in Asia and South America, where the objective was to recommend the most cost-effective and efficient action in the procurement of key materials and services. She has spoken extensively on the topic of procurement pricing strategies and the global cost environment, including a presentation at the Institute of Supply Management titled, "Has China Lost Its Low-Cost Edge?" She has made presentations on the "Economic Risks to Consider Before Bidding Your Next Contract," and "Understanding and Estimating the Skilled Labor Shortage," at a conference of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering. Ms. Laura Hodges holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the George Washington University, U.S., and a Master of Arts in Health and Labor Economics from Duke University, U.S. She also earned an MBA from Rutgers University, Beijing, China.

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Emily Crowley

An expert in North American labor markets and a specialist in labor supply, demand and wage escalation, Ms. Crowley is a key contributor to the semi-annual Global Manufacturing and Global Construction Compensation reports and to ongoing research of labor markets on the US Gulf Coast and Western Canada. Her research provides an analytical framework to compare labor cost and escalation on a global basis. Ms. Emily Crowley received her Masters of Science in Applied Economics from the Johns Hopkins University where she focused in quantitative methods.

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Sophie Malin

In addition to forecasting and analyzing labor markets she also produces compensation reports and is a contributing author to the quarterly labor cost articles. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Sophie worked as a consultant for an insurance technology provider, Intellect SEEC.She received a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Swansea with a year abroad studying business, law and economics at the University.

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Amanda Eglinton

Ms. Eglinton provides price forecasts and market intelligence to enable smarter purchasing decisions and supply chain cost savings for buyers of steel pipe, stainless steel, nickel and other ferroalloys. She also participates in IHS Markit consulting projects as a steel subject matter expert. Prior to joining the Pricing and Purchasing team, Ms. Eglinton was responsible for providing market intelligence on the supply and demand of onshore pipelay contractors and line pipe as part of the IHS Markit Energy Cost and Technology group. She also has experience working as a research analyst for the Emission Reduction Credit (ERC) trading desk at Element Markets, a leading renewable energy company. Ms. Eglinton holds a masters of arts in applied economics from the University of Houston, and a bachelor of science in finance and economics from Saint Louis University.

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John Bauman

He regularly interacts with clients regarding the outlook about equipment and services in the high tech sector. He is responsible for forecasting prices for high-tech equipment and services. In addition, he helps manage and maintain the group's forecasting model. He joined Global Insight, now IHS Markit, in 2003. Prior to that time, he was a statistical methodologist for a pharmaceutical marketing research firm. Mr. John Bauman earned a Master of Arts in Economics from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, US, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

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Michael Dall

He is responsible for the coverage of chemicals and plastic prices across Europe with an emphasis on forecasting. He also manages the relationship with several of the team's largest EMEA clients. Between 2013 and 2018 he was the lead economist at market analysts Barbour ABI, responsible for providing detailed coverage of the UK economy with specific focus on the construction sector. Before this he worked at GVA as an economist covering the residential and commercial property markets. Dall holds an undergraduate degree in Business Economics and a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.

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Deni Koenhemsi

Ms. Koenhemsi's previous areas of industry focus include healthcare, professional services and consumer goods. Prior to joining the company, she worked as a country risk economist at AIG and as a research assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies focused on Turkish economy and politics. Ms. Deni Koenhemsi received a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Richmond, US, and a Master of Arts in International Economic Relations from American University, Washington, D.C., US.

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Paul Bingham

Mr. Bingham leads business advisory services product teams, advises on client engagements and report delivery, analyzes and forecasts freight transportation demand and infrastructure requirements, and drives business innovation. Paul primarily focuses on North American freight transportation markets, including the international trade of North America. Paul manages multimodal freight transportation market analysis and forecasting for public and private sector clients. Paul rejoined IHS Markit in 2019 after having worked at IHS Markit-predecessor firms Global Insight, Standard & Poor's Data Resources Incorporated (DRI), and Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates (WEFA). He previously was Vice President for Freight and Logistics for the EDR Group unit of engineering firm EBP. Earlier he led the National Economics Practice of CDM Smith. He previously worked in the transportation consulting practices of Booz Allen Hamilton and ICF. Paul is an appointed member of the U.S. Federal Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. He is former Chair of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences Transportation Research Board (TRB) Freight Systems Group and a member of the TRB Committee on Freight Transportation Economics and Regulation and the TRB Committee on Agriculture and Food Transportation. He is former Chair of the TRB Task Force on the Value of Transportation Infrastructure and former Chair of the Freight Transportation Data Committee. Paul served on the National Council of the Transportation Research Forum and is former member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of the Transportation Research Forum.

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Wilhelm Greyling

Mr. Greyling is a business consultant and supply chain strategist with more than 25 years of experience focusing on the development, integration, and strategy supporting supply chains. His areas of focus include business process, technology, and end-to-end supply chain optimization. Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Greyling delivered significant strategic and tactical supply chain excellence to a variety of companies across sectors such as aerospace and defense, airlines, banking media and technology, energy and utilities, life sciences, and more. He is fluent in English, Dutch, and Afrikaans.

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Nathalie Wlodarczyk, Ph.D.

Dr. Wlodarczyk's team is responsible for developing and delivering forward-looking political, industry and economic insight, data and advisory for government and private sector clients to support strategic planning and business growth. Dr. Wlodarczyk has more than 15 years of experience working on both methodology development and assessment delivery for Risk Intelligence, as well as supporting clients in buliding out their own intelligence teams and capabilties. She has supported clients on market entry and risk management for emerging markets for over a decade and has led projects across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. She adds particular expertise in analyzing cultural drivers of behavior and decision-making, in particular for mapping of influence groups and dynamics. Dr. Wlodarczyk has a background working in building capacity for conflict resolution in locations with civil conflict, often in Africa. Formerly she was head of Africa Forecasting for Exclusive Analysis, now part of IHS Markit. She has written several articles and book chapters about the impact of belief and culture on behavior in conflict, and she is the author of the book, "Magic and Warfare: Appearance and reality in contemporary African conflict and beyond," published in the US by Palgrave Macmillian. Dr. Wlodarczyk has taught contemporary security issues at UK universities, including the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and King's College London (KCL). Dr. Wlodarczyk attained her Ph.D. in War Studies at KCL, and she holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in International Relations from London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom.

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Karim El Assir

As a member of the Economics & Country Risk consulting team, Mr. Assir is responsible for advising clients on strategies to build and scale business abroad, particularly in emerging markets. He also provides guidance around understanding the political and operating landscape of markets in the Middle East and Africa and assessing and mitigating counterparty risk to support mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He joined IHS Markit from KPMG, where he led the MENA desk on its Corporate Intelligence team, providing clients with advisory services in the region. These included helping to develop new market entry strategies, gathering on-the-ground intelligence to assess the extent of a company's exposure to a variety of non-financial risks, and managing compliance and reputational crises post-market entry. His previous professional background is in political risk. Prior to joining KPMG, he helped start a political and economic risk consultancy based in Cairo, where he led the firm's research on the political environments of several Middle Eastern states. Mr. Assir has degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and the University College of Maastricht, and has lived and worked in Egypt, Germany, Morocco, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia.

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Kevin Bourne

Mr. Bourne is deeply involved with solving the ESG data jigsaw puzzle created by the growing need to link multiple frameworks together to capture the most effective library of relevant information. Mr. Bourne leads the build out of the IHS Markit data platform that covers both companies & countries ESG profiles. He is particularly focused on the growing engagement by national regulators and supervisory bodies with the establishment of their own ESG frameworks. He manages the internal ESG data repository that cross references fourteen leading frameworks such as UN SDGs, TCFD, SASB, GRI with almost ten thousand ESG data points in addition to the IHS Markit ESG schemas for 7,400 public companies & 211 countries.Previously Mr. Bourne was Global Head of Sustainable Investment at LSEG/FTSE Russell and was responsible for implementing their new ESG & Green revenues data models, systems and indexes. Prior to this, Kevin has 25 years' experience in equities trading with his final appointment being as Managing Director & Global Head of Electronic & Portfolio Trading at HSBC. He was a founding member of the EMEA FIX committee whilst trading at Salomon Brothers and has seen the material impact that standards can have on financial markets.

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Richard Blore

Mr. Blore is responsible for managing product and business development teams for KY3P, our solution designed in partnership with leading global financial institutions to increase efficiency and standardize third-party due diligence and assessment processes. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs where he was Global Head of Vendor Management, Global Head of Procurement and Vendor Management and Global Co-Head of Supply Chain. He had accountability for the firm's third-party risk management, shared services management as well as all aspects of procurement including strategic sourcing, procurement operations, supply chain ESG and enabling technologies.Mr. Blore also represented Goldman Sachs as a member of the KY3P Board from 2017 to 2019. Prior to his time in the financial service industry, Mr. Blore has held a number of Supply Chain Leadership roles across fast-moving consumer goods (Coca-Cola), construction (Anglo America) and manufacturing (Rolls-Royce). He holds a BSc in Applied Physics from Nottingham Trent University and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

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