Complementing the management of the supply chain through the incorporation of socio–environmental variables allows Grupo Nutresa to administer the impacts that occur outside its control, as part of a strategy to capitalize on opportunities and manage potential operational, financial or reputational risks. The management of this material issue creates financial and social capital for the Organization, by mitigating financial risks, generating efficiencies and building long–term relationships with farmers and other suppliers who depend, to varying degrees, on the purchases made by the Organization. img_t_429