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Is Greenwashing Silencing the Sustainability Revolution?

Businesses that Trumpet Their Environmental Credentials are Often Accused of Greenwash
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Three Ways to Help Your Board get Wiser About Sustainability

Expert Strategies to Help Boards of Directors be More Prepared to Gauge Climate Risks and Opportunities
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Carbon Capture And Storage: An Expensive Option For Reducing U.S. CO2 Emissions

At Present, CCS Cannot Compete on Economics With Wind and Solar
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Is Natural Gas Regaining Traction in Trucking?

Shippers Pushing Sustainability Efforts Could Revive the Prospects for Natural Gas, Despite Lower Diesel Prices
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How B2B Partnerships Help Brands Drive Responsible Business

Working with Business Partners who Specialize in Eco-Friendly Operations can Reduce Costs, Accelerate Transitions & Scale Sustainability Initiatives
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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: Forget Global Warming, Big Freeze is Starting Very Soon, Some Scientists Say

New 230 Year Cooling Cycle Underway, David Dilley Says, while Valentina Zharkova Continues to Predict a Looming Maunder Minimum
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Green Supply Chain News: US Natural Gas Trucks Sales Continue to be Low, but Many Say the Future is Still Bright

Variety of Factors Keeping Sales Slow in Freight Sector, but Price Stability, GHG Emissions Rules May Push Carriers to More Nat Gas Soon
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Green Supply Chain News: Business Growth is the New Enemy of Sustainability, World Resources Institute Says

Radical Innovation Needed to Reduce Consumption and Materials Use; Are we at Dawn of "Peak Stuff?"
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Green Supply Chain News: Apple Continues to Up the Ante with 2017 Supplier Progress Report

Number of Full Audits Jumps to 705, as Number of Top Performers Rises 59%
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Green Supply Chain News: Home Depot Keeps Grinding to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Transportation

VP of Transportation Michelle Livingstone Leads Charge; Inbound Consilidation Centers, Floor Loaded Trailers Among Key Tactics
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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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