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How Boxes, Bots and Biofuels are Routing FedEx's Sustainability Map

The Very Idea of What it Means to Deliver is Undergoing Transformational Change
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The Technological Culture of Ethical Transportation

The Challenge in Getting People out of Their Carbon-Fueled Vehicles is Multi-Dimensional
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The Missing Sustainability Link Is The Customer. How Are H&M, Uniqlo and Walmart Getting It Right?

Consumers Tend to Think Sustainability is a Problem to be sSolved by Retailers and Brands
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The Rise of Plant-Based Plastic Packaging

Bioplastics Represent one Approach That has Gotten a lot of Attention
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Climate Change has Contributed to Droughts Since 1900

Study Confirms the Connection Between Climate Change and Droughts and Deluges Over the Past Century
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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: Highlights from Apple's 2018 Supplier Responsibility Report

Lot of Good Information, as Apple Makes More Progress, but Document become Increasingly Promotional
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Green Supply Chain News: Below the Surface, Movement Afoot to Remove Plastics from Food Supply Chain - but It's not Easy

Small Grocery Store in Brooklyn Goes for Bulk, but Trader Joe's Sees Obstacles
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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: The Recycling Sector Is Broken

China Ban on May Recyclables has Led to a Freefall in Prices, Many Materials to Incinerators
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Green Supply Chain News: Perceived Green Supply Chain Laggard Amazon Announces Big Plan to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Gains in Technology have Allowed Amazon to See Path to Carbon Neutral Deliveries
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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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Green Supply Chain News: Climate Leadership Council Continues Push for Carbon Tax and Dividend Back to Taxpayers to Reduce CO2

Plan from Leading Economists also Calls for Import Taxes on Countries without Sufficient CO2 Rules
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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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