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When Going Green is Not Black and White

MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi Examines the Trade-offs Companies Face When Grappling With Sustainability Issues
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Why More Businesses Should Reassess the Voluntary Carbon Market

Leading Companies are Increasingly Looking to the Voluntary Carbon Market as a Means to Address Their Full Climate Impacts
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Five Steps to Turn Your Public Policy Team Into a Sustainability Ally

Journalists, and the Public, are Increasingly Scrutinizing how Company Political Spending Aligns With a Company's Stated Values
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Shipping Industry Needs an Alternative to Fossil Fuels

New Study: Effort Needs to be Directed at Overcoming Barriers to Exploiting the Identified Low Carbon Potential of Fuels, or Finding Alternatives
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Why Green Groups Are Split on Subsidizing Carbon Capture Technology

High Cost has Always Been the Main Obstacle to Wider Deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage Technology
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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: Sweden Makes Bold Push for Green Vehicles by Electrifying Country's Highways

System Uses Powered Track that Charges Cars and Trucks as They Travel, with Goal to Convert all 20,000 Kilometers of the Major Highways in Sweden
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Green Supply Chain News: In Rather Amazing Announcement, UPS UK Says it will Soon Go All-Electric Vehicles in Central London

Beginning of the End of Combustion Engines, UPS Says, Announcing Breakthrough in Charging Technology
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Green Supply Chain News: A Middle-Ground, More Positive View on the Impact of Climate Change

Two eco-Pundits Say Impact will be Signifcant but Can be Managed - by Human Ingenuity
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Green Supply Chain News: Dozens of Household Products May Be Releasing Dangerous Fumes – as Much as Cars Emit

Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by Staggering Number of Products, especially from Compounds Listed as Fragrances in the Ingredients
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Green Supply Chain News: Climate Disclosure Project's Annual Report Shows Some Progress, but US Companies Lag World

Of 4800 respondents, 47% have an Emissions or Renewable energy target, while 20% Indicated their Emissions Targets were "Science-Based"
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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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