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Supply Chain Management Platform for Circularity  Tradeshift is a digital platform that enables buyers and suppliers to interact more transparently and strengthens the data foundation for creating circular supply chains.

ENVIRONMENTAL Promoting the use of certification schemes encourages more environmentally responsible sourcing and transparent purchasing.

ECONOMIC Tradeshift facilitates economic growth by improving cash flow for small businesses via supply chain financing and opening up new relationships and business models via the circular supply chain.

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SOCIAL Tradeshift is educating enterprise leaders on the benefits of value-based thinking and how to implement it throughout their companies.

Tradeshift is promoting a circular global economy through initiatives to improve the sustainability and transparency of supply chains. All suppliers on the platform can add data about their production processes and ratings, including over 850 certification schemes such as “Cradle-to-Cradle” and health ratings, promoting sustainable purchases and encouraging suppliers to improve their standards. Tradeshift connects buyers to a growing network of suppliers, over 30% of which come from emerging economies whose access to digital supply chains had previously been limited. Their open app infrastructure is free for suppliers and enables businesses in any market to participate freely in global trade with the world’s leading enterprises. A half-million trading partners are already on board, including DHL, NHS, Archer Daniels Midland, and Air France-KLM. WHY A SUSTAINIA100 SOLUTION? In order to move the global supply chain from cost-based to value-based management, an easy,

“The circular economy should be mainstream and a normal part of any supply chain. This is where the Tradeshift platform can make a huge difference.”

flexible, and efficient approach is essential. Tradeshift is helping to create this approach and spur a more circular economy through its digital platform, which allows for greater transparency between buyers and suppliers and promotes sustainability throughout supply chains.

CHRISTIAN LANNG, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER TRADESHIFT

 DEVELOPED IN ...

USA, UK, FRANCE, GERMANY, DENMARK, CHINA, JAPAN

DEPLOYED IN ...

GLOBALLY INCLUDING, USA, DENMARK, AND CHINA

Tradeshift’s digital platform provides businesses with an overview of their supply chain, for instance calculating the amount of certified green spending.

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