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From Paris to Marrakesh: The Winding Road to a Global Agreement

Exploring the Current State of Climate Change Policy and Steps to Comply and Create Competitive Advantage
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How UPS, DHL Drive Emissions Cuts, Efficiency Improvements in Transportation and Logistics

Along With Alternative-Fuel Vehicles, Technological Advances put Major Companies' Fleets on Track to Reduce Transportation-Related Emissions
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How to Drive Green Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chains are a Source of Significant Corporate Risk: If Managed Effectively, They are Also a Source of Clear Opportunity
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Earth Day Planted Seeds for Action on Climate: Is a Carbon Tax a Good Idea?

Clean Power Plan vs. Carbon Tax: Which one Will Prevail?
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Five Ways That NGOs Stunt Sustainability

The Most Tangible and Fixable Part is the Proliferation of NGOs not Practicing What They Preach to Companies
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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: New Behind the Brands Study Continues to Put Sustainability Pressure on Top Food Companies

Top 10 Global Food Companies Again Ranked on Sustainability Performance, as Initiative Focuses on Switching Power from Brands to Farmers and Consumers
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Green Supply Chain News: Supplier Compliance with Apple Standards Reaches High Levels

2016 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report Tracks Results Across Some 500 Requirements; Audit Levels Finally Plateau
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UPS to Up Investment in CNG Trucks Even as Returns Shrink, Plus Other Green Supply Chain News

Electrolux Announces Nine Sustainability Promises, While Apple Releases Robot to Harvest Recyclables from iPhone
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Lots of Plastic Packaging can Go Green, ex-Manufacturing Engineer Says, Plus Other Green Supply Chain News

A Look this Week at some of the Top Stories in the Green Supply Chain
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Is Amazon Going to Jump on the Sustainability Bandwagon? Plus Other Green Supply Chain News

A look this Week at some of the Top Stories in the Green Supply Chain
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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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