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Seeing Green: Why Fleets are Jumping on the Sustainability Trend

In Some Cases, the Better the Biodiesel Usage by Fleets Equals More Freight Being Awarded by Customers
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How Companies Help Cut Energy Emissions by 20 Percent

New Report: Describes the Early Stages of Success in Beginning to Decarbonize the Electric Power Industry
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U.S. Cities Don’t Need the Paris Accord to Fight Climate Change

City Efforts to Curb Emissions are not Substitutes for National Climate Policy
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Key to Business Operations, Sustainability Will Only Improve

Companies That Focus on the Triple Bottom Line - Economics, Environment and Social - do Well Consistently by all Standards
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Corporate America Is Committing To Carbon Cuts Through Science-Based Targets

The Science Based Targets Initiative is a Collaboration between the CDP, the UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF
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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: Local Dealer Develops New Truck Tractor that Surprisingly Nears 10 Miles per Gallon Performance

Real Tests with Real Carriers Demonstrating the Promise - before the Super Trucks get Here
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Green Supply Chain News: States, Cities Ready to Push Climate Plans after US Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Emissions Levels Far More Determined at State and Local Level than Nationally, Michael Bloomberg Says, as California Signs Climate Deal with China
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Green Supply Chain News: How Soon will Peak Oil Demand Arrive?

Predictions Vary by Decades, but Most Agree it is Coming, with Major Implications
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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 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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