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.

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Dell Swaps Carbon Neutrality for Energy Efficiency

Dell has stopped purchasing Renewable Energy Credits, central to its promise of becoming a “carbon-neutral” company, according to its 2011 corporate responsibility report.
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Subway Introduces Eco-Restaurants

Subway has long been touted as the ‘healthier’ fast food option due to its comparatively higher use of fresh ingredients. They have also set themselves…
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Cargill Commits to Certified Palm Oil

Cargill, the global agribusiness company, announced that it will sell palm oil to certain countries from 100 percent certified sources by 2015 (U.S.,…
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Disney Invests $15.5 Million in Carbon Offsets

Disney's 2010 Corporate Citizenship report is a frank discussion of the challenges Disney faces on environmental social, and governance issues. Today’s assessment of…

Creation of An Agency – “As Is”

By Michael Fox I am an artist. I was attracted to the DSMBA program at the California College of Arts in my efforts…

Green Collar, Green Tech, and Green Management Careers: The New Wave of Employment Generation

As many of us in the field recognize, there is a slow but steady growth of “green” positions opening up for traditional blue…