Sustainable Supply Chain

Greening the Supply Chain

Green businesses are under increasing pressure these days to demonstrate that the supply chain they manage for the production and distribution of goods is just as sustainable and dependable as the products and services they sell.

Even companies that didn’t start out with an eye on sustainability are now taking steps to demonstrate that they support a reduced carbon footprint in all facets of their industry.

HP Pledges to Slash Emissions 25 Percent by 2025

The computer hardware giant HP plans to aggressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. And that's not all.

Zero Waste: Ethical Investment and Innovation That Saves Money

Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can…

Trump Administration Poised to Rescind SEC Conflict Minerals Rule

According to a leaked draft of a presidential directive, Donald Trump is ready to order the Securities and Exchange Commission to pull the…

UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.

The Dawn of a Carbon Negative Future is Near

As innovative startups find new ways to repurpose waste carbon, the physical manifestation of a carbon negative world is beginning to emerge.

Make the Most of All Your Company’s Assets

No successful company gets very far in the world by squandering its assets. This idea seems obvious enough, but considering the fact that…

RSPO Touts Progress on Sustainable Palm Oil, But Critics Aren’t Buying It

In its most recent impact report, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) claims the industry has made “tremendous progress” on improving ethics…

‘Climate Saving’ Companies Build a Framework for Progress

WWF launched the Climate Savers Program in 1999 as a platform for corporate leadership in climate action. Nearly 20 years later, its members…

Apple to Launch a 200 Megawatt Solar Project in Nevada

Apple plans to partner with state utility NV Power to install an additional 200 megawatts of solar energy in northern Nevada.

FDA: Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals Is Still Increasing

Considering all the pledges by food companies to serve antibiotic-free meat, you would expect antibiotic use in livestock to be in decline. But…

CEO Jerome Peribere On Sealed Air’s Commitment to Sustainability

By 2050, we’ll need three Earths to support our current rate of resource consumption. Such a challenge demands rapid deployment of resource-saving technologies…

Ikea Acquires Canadian Wind Farm On the Quest Toward Energy Independence

Last week Ikea purchased its second wind farm in Alberta, Canada. The move brings the furniture and households retailer closer to its ultimate…

Emissions Cuts Helped Business Leaders Save $12.4 Billion Last Year

A new CDP report reveals that emission reductions led to a combined $12.4 billion in cost savings for its supply chain member companies…

NGOs Urge Palm Oil Industry to Standardize and Improve Disclosures

“For too long, companies that produce and use palm oil have gotten away with paper commitments that they are repeatedly found violating," one…

The Corporate Shift to Cage-Free Eggs Continues

Hellmann’s says its entire U.S. consumer portfolio is now made with only cage-free eggs. The Unilever subsidiary is the latest to make the…