Impact sourcing is socially responsible business process outsourcing, and it’s igniting the path forward for organizations to spearhead inclusivity and reap substantial business benefits in the process. It allows global enterprises to discover talent by intentionally hiring and providing career development opportunities to communities with high potential but limited employment prospects – and prioritizing suppliers that do so.
Everest Group has committed to help organizations around the world dramatically increase the number of jobs provided to workers in marginalized communities and lift communities out of poverty through impact sourcing – while providing businesses with access to the best talent with high levels of reliability, productivity, and engagement. Our Commitment to Action is to grow the impact sourcing market from its current level of 350,000 FTEs to half a million in three years.
Impact sourcing is an out-of-the-box way of thinking for enterprises to gain business value by bringing business process services (BPS) and IT work to underemployed communities creating work and career paths, offering better pay, and providing work experience. Today, impact sourcing specialists span the globe, creating livelihoods for a wide range of marginalized communities.
With the global services industry naturally being people-driven at its core, Everest Group is in the perfect position to advocate for human capital development through impact sourcing. Our strategic and practical insights deliver enterprises with the knowledge power to utilize strategies and unlock benefits like: