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Our Understanding of Sustainable Packaging Remains Disconnected

New Survey: Manufacturers, Converters and Brand Owners all Agree That Cost is Currently the Biggest Challenge to Using Bio-Based Materials
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Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Global Warming Must not Exceed 2 Degrees Celsius: CO2 Emissions Have to be Reduced & GHGs Removed From the Atmosphere by 2100
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Only 42% of Firms’ Boards Engaged in Sustainability Efforts

MIT Sloan Management Survey: 90 Percent of Executives and Managers say That Sustainability Requires Collaboration
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Could Global Tide Be Starting To Turn Against Fossil Fuels?

Recent Developments: Could this be the Beginning of a Long, Steady Decline for the Oil and Coal Industries?
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New Rules on Oil and Gas Industry's Methane Emissions

Goal is to cut Methane Emissions From Oil and Gas Production by up to 45% by 2025 From the 2012 Levels
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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: Thoughtful Commentary on 2014 as Warmest Year on Record

2014 May or May Not have Broken Records; It was a Hot year, Yet Warming Pause Seems Still in Place; Thoughtful Commentary from Editor at The Australian
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The Top Green Supply Chain Stories of 2014

From Greenpeace Breaking into Procter & Gamble to Disappointing Natural Gas Truck Sales, we Cover the Year in Green
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Green Supply Chain News: UN Climate Summit in Peru Generates Another Promise to Promise Agreement, as Money to Developing Countries Remains Key Issue

It All Comes Down to Paris Meeting in 2015
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Green Supply Chain News: Research Shows Companies with High Levels of Sustainability Gain Major Stock Price Advantage

Data Also Shows Much Better Performance in Return on Assets and Other Financial Measures
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Green Supply Chain News: Groundbreaking New Solar Plant in California Struggling Early On, Blames too Many Cloudy Days

Ivanpah Plant is Pioneering New Solar Technology, Which May be Big Part the Issue Too
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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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GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN
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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 and
Vendor Compliance

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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