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Five Ways Businesses Can Exercise Sustainability Practices

"Businesses can see Significant Benefits, Both Economically and Socially, From Incorporating Sustainable Practices"
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Good News And Bad News As Carbon Dioxide Emissions Grow More Slowly Than Models Predict

A Rigorous Evaluation of Scenarios Matters Because Climate Change Poses Significant Risks
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Walmart Challenges Amazon On Sustainable Packaging

Walmart Partners with Consumers and Suppliers on Sustainable Packaging
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Global CO2 Emissions Were Flat in 2019-But Don't Cheer Yet

Developing Economies Continue to Build Coal Power Plants, and Growth in oil and gas has been Persistent
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Shippings 'Carbon Intensity' Falls on Slow Steaming

New Study: Shipping GHG Were Already Down by 30% in 2018 Over a 2008 Starting Point on the Back of Slow Steaming
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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: Increased External Focus on Sustainability at Amazon, but will Consumers Live with Slower Deliveries?

Amazon Pledges Coming Carbon Neutrality, but Some Employees and Environmentalists Says Not Fast Enough
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Green Supply Chain News: Nestle Faces Challenges in Removing Plastics from Its Packaging

Plastics Touching Food have Special Requirements, while Recyclable Market Barely Exists
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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: Lego Continues to Pursue Eco Friendly Materials for Its Iconic Toy Bricks

Some Progress, but there are Big Performance Challenges to Meet 2030 Goal to Replace All New ABS Plastics
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Green Supply Chain News: UN Says Time is about Out to Save the Planet

Hitting Target for Rising Temperatures will Require Massive Reduction in CO2 Emissions Right Now
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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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