Sustainability in the Global Defense Industry 2011-2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Forecast of Budgets and Profitability, Defense Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives
This report includes analysis of responses from senior stakeholders including detailed segmentation which helps the reader to take well informed business decisions. The high number of responses from C-level or equivalents ensures optimum credibility and is responsible for accurate snapshots of sustainability best practice.
From the survey results, it is clear that, for most respondents, sustainability is an important priority in the defense industry, necessary to attract environmentally conscious customers, compete for major contracts and comply with governmental and international legislation. This is reflected by the fact that, on average, respondents expect to allocate 34% of their procurement budgets to sustainability initiatives over the next 12 months and anticipate an average cost saving of 7% of organizational expenditure as a result of these initiatives.
This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from ICD Researchâ€™s exclusive panel of leading industry executives. It contains in-depth analysis on the principal drivers and challenges with regards to sustainability plus the market-specific growth opportunities associated with the implementation of sustainable practices. It also benchmarks successful sustainable initiatives and energy-efficiency measures adopted by various companies. This report also examines the impact of sustainability on profits and cost saving targets set by companies. The report also analyzes the sustainability procurement and marketing practices adopted by various companies.
â€¢ Effectively implement sustainability by understanding the industryâ€™s perception of sustainability and its implementation across business functions analyzing key challenges and opportunities.
â€¢ Benchmark sustainability initiatives and energy efficiency measures with key industry leaders and identify prominently used sustainability monitoring practices.
â€¢ Manage your finances more accurately by examining the impact of sustainability on costs savings and profits and predicting the change in sustainability budgets in the industry.
â€¢ Formulate effective procurement strategies by identifying how sustainability procurement budgets are changing and where spend will be directed to in the future.
â€¢ Identify the specific marketing strategies and channels competitors use to win business.
â€¢ Drive revenues and cut costs by benchmarking the use of sustainability in the industry and identify new opportunities for growth.
â€¢ Uncovers the business outlook, key sustainability challenges and opportunities identified by suppliers and buyers, enabling industry stakeholders to understand major trends affecting the industry.
â€¢ Based on primary survey research conducted by ICD Research accessing its premium B2B panels comprised of senior purchase decision makers and leading supplier organizations.
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