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Unilever, Cargill Push to Green their Palm Oil Chain

Facing Growing Concerns about Deforestation in Asia, Companies are Pledging to use Green Palm Oil
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How the 2014 Oil Price Collapse Threatens Sustainability

History has Proven that Reignited Consumer Demand for Cheap Oil will Lead to Higher Pump Prices
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So You Want to Be a Sustainable Business?

Four Primary Areas to Consider: Management Infrastructure, Eco-Efficiency Programs, Strategic Initiatives and Marketing Programs
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The Multichannel Challenge and the Effect on the Packaging Supply Chain

Packaging, and in Particular the Carton, Play an Important Role in the Revolution of the Trade Channels
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China Broadens Pollution Pledge in Call for More Climate Funding

China Plans to Reduce the Amount of Greenhouse Gases Emitted for Every Dollar of GDP and Boost Forests that Absorb Emissions
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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: 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 News: The EPA's Green Power Partnership and the Role of Renewable Energy Certificates

Valuable Information about Acquiring Green Power, but RECs Allow Companies to Show 100% Green when Not Really Accurate; Acer Example
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Green Supply Chain News: Solar Costs Increasingly Competitive, Soon to be More So

Solar is a Technology, the Grid is Natural Resources; Big Supply Chain Implications
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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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