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Why Pricing Carbon Is Still More Theory Than Reality

The Approach is Held up by Environmentalists, Politicians and Even Many oil Companies as an Elegant, Free-Market Approach vs Direct Regulation
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Amazon Report: Emissions are up, Carbon Intensity is Down

Carbon Emissions Increased 19% in 2020
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How Companies’ ‘Virtual Footprints' Can Help Reduce Their Carbon Ones

The Most Impactful Workforce Trend to Come out of the Pandemic is Normalizing Remote Work, Along With Virtual Recruiting and Events
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Battery Chain Puts Lithium’s Green Credentials Under Microscope

Scrutiny for Mining Companies in Chile: A new Constitution is Being Drafted That Could Lead to Stricter Environmental Standards
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China Needs to cut Greenhouse Gases by at Least as Much as US Emissions

New Report: China has Done a lot to Improve Energy Efficiency and Reduce Emissions but has Much More to do
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Preparing Supply Chains for the Green Future

Understanding Cap and Trade and Carbon Taxes
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Vendor Compliance Is Green

Vendor Compliance Optimization is key to building a truly Green Supply Chain. Learn how.
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Case Study: Combining Transportation Planning with Network Design to Reduce Transportation Costs and CO2

Learn how one manufacturer incorporated carbon emissions into its optimal supply chain network design.
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SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain

e-version of the full 16-page version of the SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain 2009
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White Paper: Benchmarking the Perfect Order

How well are companies in the consumer goods to retail channel doing in terms of perfect order achievement? This study looks at results from shipments from over 4500 suppliers - and the results are surprising.
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Supply Chain to Remain Backed Up Until 2022, Experts Say

Global Port Tracker forecasts container volume will increase strongly the next four months
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Walmart to invest 350 billion dollars in U.S. manufacturing

Walmart says the 10-year investment will help create 750,000 jobs
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Hair Testing Could Take Nearly 300,000 Truck Drivers Off the Road

Current federally accepted urinalysis is insufficient to deter and catch drivers who may abuse substances
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Green Supply Chain News: Bloomberg Says Amazon Evaluated but Rejected Idea to Push Customers to Slower but Greener Delivery Options

Report Says Amazon also Pushing Idea eCommerce Deliveries actually more Environmentally Friendly than Traditional Retail Model
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Green Supply Chain News: Wall Street Titan Morgan Stanley to Move Aggressively on Climate Change after Internal Criticism

Company to Invest $200 Billion in Sustainability Companies and Projects, Curtail Some Investments Related to Fossil Fuels
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Green Supply Chain News: December UN Climate Summit Ends with Even more of a Whimper than Usual

No Agreement on Any Major Issue, Pushed to the 2020 Summit amid Strong Criticism from Environmentalists
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Green Supply Chain News: Just How much should Water Cost?

Interesting Observations from Dr. Julie Zimmerman of Yale
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Green Supply Chain News: Top Green Supply Chains for 2019

15 US Physical Product Companies Received A Grades
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It's not an impossibility, but it's certainly not a slam-dunk and never has been. The healthcare debate has basically sucked all the oxygen out of the room.

Frank O'Donnell, president of the activist group Clean Air Watch, on prospects for the US Senate passing Cap and Trade legislation any time soon.

 

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Supply chain visibility - Anticipation and rapid notification of problems - Collaboration via accurate and complete supply chain performance history - and now, Green Supplier Scorecarding

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