Sourcing Practices

Culture Management: The Key to Achieving Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability Through Global Sourcing

Managing culture is a strategic imperative for the global sourcing industry. Sourcing firms must have the organizational intelligence and agility to adapt to the needs and environment of their diverse client base to help those clients achieve the eco-system capability essential to success in today’s global economy: Supervening wholes, directing synergistic parts, to achieve extraordinary results. Read more

GSC Leadership Convenes

2010 Annual Meeting Updates

*Please note important changes to place and time of meeting*

The Global Sourcing Council (GSC) is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with the American Teleservices Association (ATA), NY Metro Chapter, for our annual meeting. The meeting will be held at the United Nations (UN) on December 8, 2010 from 12:30 – 5:30 pm. The meeting will start with a tour of the UN, continue with a buffet lunch/networking event, be followed by a program of distinguished speakers, and finish with a cocktail/networking event. Read more

From the Desk of the President

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

According to the Google executive and best-selling author, Tim Sanders, Love is the Killer App that moves the modern business, and separates true winners from followers. It is that professional love defined as the “selfless promotion of the growth of the other” which builds loyalty, which translates directly into recurring revenues. This “Killer App” predicts sound financial results quarter after quarter, year after year. Sanders argues that in today’s business, it’s not barracudas or sharks of past decades, but smart, passionate and knowledge-sharing “love-cats” that are winning customers, retaining best talents and developing attractive future products. Read more

Job Creation Headlines Inaugural “U.S.-India SME Forum”

USIBC and CII Shift Attention to Small/Medium Enterprises in Advance of President Obama’s Visit to India

September 21, 2010 – Washington, DC – In anticipation of President Obama’s historic visit to India, the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) proudly hosted the inaugural meeting of the interactive Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Forum, “Integrating SMEs into the U.S.-India Value Chain”. The event was done in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), who organized a distinguished CEO delegation led by Mr. Hari Bhartia, CII President and Managing Director of Jubilant Organosys. The program concluded with remarks by United States Under Secretary of Commerce, Francisco Sanchez. Read more

GSC Continues 3S Scorecard Initiative Amid Industry Support

Sourcing Practices

Social sustainability is the aspect of sustainability which encompasses human rights, labor law and corporate governance. It is recognized by CEOs and COOs, as well as venture capitalists involved in the field, as one of the most important challenges faced by large corporations in the 21st century. Read more