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States Against E.P.A. Rule on Carbon Pollution Would Gain

New Study: Regulation Would Cut Demand for Electricity from Coal and Create Robust New Demand for Natural Gas
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New Biofuels Match Crude Oil's Energy, but There's a Catch

There are Some Inherent Limits on Using Biofuels at a Commercial Scale
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Five Ways a Sustainability Lens can Focus your Mid-Year Reviews

Taking Stock Can be a Beneficial Exercise Especially if you Use the Opportunity to Focus on Development and Connection
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International Study Finds 2013 One of Hottest Years Ever

Scientific Report: An Annual Checkup on the Planet's Health
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Business Uses Carbon Prices For Long-Term Planning

CDP Report: A Growing Number of Businesses are Calling on the Government to Provide Investment Certainty Through Clear Climate Policy
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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: New Cummins Engine May Dramatically Reduce CO2 Emissions

New Systems Uses E-85 Fuel, Said to Lower CO2 Emissions by up to 80%; Developed with Funding from the California Energy Commission
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Green Supply Chain News: Highlights of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 Part 2

Coal is Surprisingly the Fastest Growing Fossil Fuel; US and China Only Countries Riding Natural Gas Wagon
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Green Supply Chain News: BP Releases 2014 Version of Its Statistical Review of World Energy

Energy Consumption Up 2.3% Globally Last Year, while Coal Share of Market Continues to Grow
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Green Supply Chain News: Carbon Emissions Get Even More Political, as Australia Prime Minister Tries to Build Coalition to Counter US CO2 Emissions Actions

Political Machinations All Part of a Build Up to Potential Climactic UN Conference in 2015
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Green Supply Chain News: With Cap and Trade Possibly Coming Soon, a Quick Refresher Course

Looming EPA Regulations on Power Plants Could Drive Many States to Implement Cap and Trade Programs
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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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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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