Message from the Editor:

It is now the end of August and summer is wrapping up.  People across the world are preparing to shift into a new season. The Global Sourcing Council would like to express their gratitude to their membership and to those who are making a conscious effort to live their lives and conduct their businesses in ways that promote economic, financial, environmental and social well-being. This is an abbreviated issue of The Source with a guest editorial by GSC Board member Noel Smyth.  We will be back in mid-September providing links to articles, studies, events and our new Webinar Series, all focusing on various topics within the sustainable sourcing conversation.

Guest Editorial:

Using carbon pricing to grow the economy.

Reducing pollution, creating jobs and eliminating rhetoric drives achievable solutions.

By Noel Smyth, an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase in Global Technology and a Citizens Climate Lobby volunteer.  Mr. Smyth is a Master’s degree candidate in Sustainability from Harvard University.  The views expressed in this article are his own.

A price on carbon can actually grow the economy.   Read More…

Wednesday September 26 ONLINE

In September, the GSC takes a look at incorporating ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) considerations into sourcing and corporate strategies. We’d like to hear from YOU and incorporate your stories and questions into the September Source Newsletter and the September 26th Webinar. Contribute to this conversation by answering this survey.

Molly Anderson is the editor of The Source. She has been with the Global Sourcing Council since June 2018 and is a consultant and strategist focusing on corporate responsibility investments. To contribute to this publication, please send inquiries to