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Apple's Quest for a 100% Renewably Powered Supply Chain

Over 80 Percent of Apple's Packaging is Either Recycled or Sourced from Sustainably Managed Forests
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In Midst Of Oil Boom, Perhaps U.S. Should Look To Another Fuel: Methanol

Should the Country be allowed to Take a More Democratic Approach to Fueling Mobility?
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Negative Emissions Technologies: A Cautionary Trend

Is the use of Negative Emissions Technologies the same as Mopping Intentionally Spilled Water?
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Will the Private Space Race Reinvigorate the Supply Chain?

The New Plans have the Potential to Breathe New Life into the Supply Chain that has not Quite been Explored Before
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Sustainability Drives Supply Chain Professionals to Learn New Finance and Accounting Concepts

A Sustainability Inflection Point is Coming to the Supply Chain Profession
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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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Green Supply Chain News: Walmart's Remarkable 2015 Global Responsibility Report Part 2

From Every Day Low Prices to Changing the World; Goal to Improve the Lot of Retail Workers Everywhere
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Green Supply Chain News: Walmart is on a Sustainability Mission

From Every Day Low Prices to Changing the World; Goal to Improve the Lot of Retail Workers Everywhere
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Green Supply Chain News: ''Sweating the Assets'' Key to Alternatve Fuel Trucks, UPS Executive Says

Much Progress, but Still a ''Science Experiment,'' Margopolous Says
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Green Supply Chain News: Global Commodity Price Fall Making Recycling Margins Disappear

Green Leanings May be Flexible when it Impacts the Bottom Line
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Green Supply Chain News: The Challenges for Rating Sustainable Products at Walmart and Beyond

Sustainability Leaders Program Faces some Critiques that Show Just How Hard it is to Develop Such Ratings Program
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Green Supply Chain Comment: Massachusetts Town Tilting at Its Two Windmills

Residents Says Just Two Turbines Making them Sick, Creating Huge Noise, and Want them Gone; An Industrial Machine is an Industrial Machine
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Green Supply Chain Comment: PepsiCo Struggles Might Give Pause to Aggressive Healthy Food Strategies as Part of Sustainability Programs

CEO on Hot Seat as Healthy Food Strategies Lead to Losing Share in Core Soda Business
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Green Supply Chain Comment: Could Walmart's Green Supply Chain Push Lead to Different SKU Bases?

New Walmart Program Can be seen as Successor to Top-Down Cost Reduction of GM's Lopez 20 Years Ago; What Happens when GHG Emissions Reduction and Supply Chain Cost Decreases Diverge?
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GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN
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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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