Wednesday, June 9th 2021
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Transformation in Chemicals
This week’s must read
Chemical companies should continuously track their portfolios to understand which parts drive or destroy shareholder value and realign their portfolio accordingly. This study deals with portfolio strategy, plans, and actions that outline how a company will compete in particular markets. Do the best-performing companies change their portfolio composition more frequently than others?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Deloitte about Portfolio transformation in chemicals.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the chemical industry has had to navigate product commoditization deftly. Today’s dynamics are unique and more potentially disruptive than ever before, and changes in their industry are coming quickly. They will be long-lasting and have a deep impact. What do they need to do to make a successful transition?
Leaders in Consulting’s Chemicals provide an in-depth Q&A about sustainability’s impact on the chemicals industry such as “what is the industry doing about sustainability?” or “How long has the environmental impact of the chemicals industry been an issue?”
This article provides insights into the issues that will affect chemists and chemistry worldwide and other key business and policy issues for 2021. Following the global vaccination campaign, will chemists sense the impact of a future when the pandemic crisis is over?
To cope with the emergency of the Covid19 pandemic, chemical and technology companies had to adapt from an operational point of view, but this is not without consequences, especially in terms of cybersecurity.
This week’s Consulting News
This week’s media
Jeremy Pafford, Head of North America at ICIS, joins Worldwide Exchange to discuss the global supply shortage of raw chemicals, and how it could impact everything from electronics to soaps.
Consulting sourcing tips
There are several markers that define the “Consulting DNA” of a company: the obvious capability & industry experience, but also the footprint, culture, and delivery model. On this week’s Smart consulting Sourcing podcast, I tell you how to qualify a consulting...
The first question is not "do I need a consultant?" Instead ask yourself: do I have an urgent problem? If yes, find your best understanding of the issue and why it needs a solution. Then ask yourself: what kind of consultant can solve this issue? Another way to put it...
As an executive, you're probably used to making quick decisions. Given the amount of work that you have to do, you can't afford to dither. Is it worth your time to organize a competition when choosing your consultants? On this week’s Smart consulting Sourcing podcast,...
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