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How to Approach Corporate Sustainability Reporting in 2017

You Can’t Manage What you Can't Measure: Transparency is a Currency That Builds Trust
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Coal-Burning Power Stations are Becoming More Environmentally Friendly

Retrofitting Power Generation Facilities and Industrial Plants Would Allow Them to be Operated in a Much More Environmentally-Friendly Manner
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UPS Invests $90 Million in Natural Gas Trucks, Infrastructure

The Company Says it has Driven More Than 1 Billion Miles Since 2000 With its Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Fleet
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New CO2 Record: Is it Time to Geoengineer our Planet?

Science Won't fix the Climate, but Listening to Scientists Would Help
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Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere is Rising at the Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

NOAA: All Signs Have Suggested That We're now Living in a Permanently Post-400 Parts per Million World
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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: Home Depot Keeps Grinding to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Transportation

VP of Transportation Michelle Livingstone Leads Charge; Inbound Consilidation Centers, Floor Loaded Trailers Among Key Tactics
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Green Supply Chain News: Climate Disclosure Project's Annual Report Once Again Shows Progress on Emissions but Says It's not Enough

More than 4300 Suppliers to Large Companies Complete Survey, with About One-Third Saying they Reduce CO2 Emissions in 2016
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Blockchain Technology Increasingly Seen as Important Tool in Green Supply Chain, Social Responsibility Practices

Walmart Hopes to Improve Foods Recall Processes, Identify Food Supply Chain Issues Sooner Using the Technology; Less Clear if Can Help Companies ID Suppliers Violating Rules for Vendors
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Green Supply Chain News: There is Increasing ''Decoupling'' of Economic Growth and C02 Emissions, but Degree Varies Significantly by State

New Analysis from Brookings Institute Finds World, US Growing Economies While Reducing CO2, but Calls for States to Take Stronger Role in Effort
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Green Supply Chain News: Those Raising Questions about Global Warming Hope New Administration will Support Other Viewpoints

Skeptic Hope for Piece of the $2.5 Billion Research Pie, As Colorado Academic Describes Forces Unleashed Against Him for Questioning Increase in Natural Disasters
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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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