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How to Turn Sustainability into a Billion-Dollar Business

Five Principles that Build the Kind of Disruptive Innovation that Powers a Green Giant
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The 'Green-tech' Future is a Flawed Vision of Sustainability

Because It Doesn’t Fundamentally Challenge Business, Politics, or our Lifestyles Should Give us Cause to Question its Validity
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How Carbon Credit Scheme Resulted in Even More Greenhouse Gas Emissions

New Study: A UN-backed Carbon Offsetting Program Enriched Russian and Ukrainian Companies but Made Climate Change Worse
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Corporate Governance and Sustainability: Who's Connecting the Dots?

Short-term Profits can Cloud the Bigger Picture when it Comes to Connecting the Dots on Looming Governance and Sustainability Issues
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China's Greenhouse Gases Overestimated

New Study: The Difference is Due to Lower Quality Coal Being Burned
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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: Interesting Look at Sustainability Efforts at a Mid-Size Company

Chicken of the Sea Sustainabiliy Report Lacks Pizazz of Many Large Companies, but Goals, Progress and Clear Explanations of Decision-Making Process are Strong
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Green Supply Chain News Round Up for Aug. 11, 2015

13 U Companies Takes Government's Green Supply Chain Pledge; New Technology May Sharply Reduce Costs of CNG Fuel, Filling Stations; Complying with Conflict Minerals Reporting will be Huge Challeng
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Green Supply Chain News Round Up for July 29, 2015

Lego in Long Search for Plant-Based Plastic; 2014 Confirmed by NOAA as Warmest Year Ever, Even as Other Data Show 22 Year Warming Pause
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Green Supply Chain News: Mini-Ice Age Coming Soon, CO2 Emissions or Not, Euro Academics Say

Here Comes Another Maunder Minimum, Last Seen in 1645
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Green Supply Chain News: World on Cusp of Electricity Revolution

Solar to Gain Major Market Share in Coming Years, Bloomberg Predicts, as Rooftop Solar for Homes and Businesses Takes Off
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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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