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JPM Digs in the Dirt for Supply-Chain Risk Data

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JP Morgan Asset Management will soon be using soil analysis data among other forensic sources to calculate supply-chain risk to its investments. As part of the effort, the investment arm of the New York-based banking giant has reportedly hired a third-party vendor to examining soil samples to discover the sources of cotton used by clothing companies. The bank is trialling the use of forensic data after attempts to source similarly granular information using AI proved unsatisfactory.

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