Topic: Sustain­ability



Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

40% of procurement leaders ignoring sustainability, study reveals

Many procurement professionals are ignoring sustainability initiatives as they battle pressure to control spend.

Rethinking Strategy for a Circular World

Companies at the forefront of the circularity shift have begun identifying and investing in the new structures and processes required to replace linear business models. As these new market dynamics…

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Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 · Brian Straight
Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

40% of procurement leaders ignoring sustainability, study reveals

Thursday, April 4, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many procurement professionals are ignoring sustainability initiatives as they battle pressure to control spend.

How to Create Real Retailer-Brand Loyalty

Monday, February 19, 2024 · Norman Katz
Supply chain execution, from one end to the other, is the new competitive edge, and this applies whether you are the brand or whether you are the retailer. Working collaboratively is the glue that holds it together.

Rethinking Strategy for a Circular World

Monday, December 11, 2023 · Joshua Hinkel and Tessa Bysong
Companies at the forefront of the circularity shift have begun identifying and investing in the new structures and processes required to replace linear business models. As these new market dynamics develop, industries will be able to go circular at a faster pace.

Supply Chain Sustainability Pressures Persist

Thursday, November 16, 2023 · Brian Straight
Supply chain sustainability efforts continue to ramp up, but while companies are responding to global challenges, economic pressures are a different story.

The 10 Questions Supply Chain Managers Must Ask Before Engaging With a New Vendor

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 · Jag Lamba, CEO, Certa
A thorough and strategic vendor selection process guides companies through the vendor selection process, helping ensure subpar suppliers never make it into the procurement process.

Moody’s: Carbon Offsets Open Up Supply Chains to Financial, Reputational Risks

Monday, November 6, 2023 · Amy Wunderlin
A new report from Moody’s finds that companies that rely on buying carbon offsets as an emissions-reduction strategy could face financial and reputational harm.
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APQC Infographic: The Importance of Tier 1 Suppliers in Emissions Reporting

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 · APQC
Organizations face pressure from the public, regulatory agencies, and legislation to ensure that they monitor their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In particular, scope 3 emissions, or those resulting from sources in the value chain not owned or controlled by the organization,…

Advancing City Logistics and Sustainability with Urban Consolidation Centers

Thursday, October 19, 2023 · Catarina Carvalho, Arup
Public policy has begun to play a significant role in emboldening improvements in logistics practices in dense urban cities and carbon neutrality pledges signed by several cities around the world have emphasized the criticality of creating a future-forward urban supply chain…

MIT CTL Offers Free Supply Chain Sustainability Course

Thursday, September 28, 2023 · Brian Straight
MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics is offering a free sustainability course for supply chain managers looking to advance their organization’s climate pledges.

Three Critical Tracks for Embedding ESG in Supply Chain

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 · Craig Moss
Supply chain leaders can be a powerful force for change as ESG is integrated into a company, or they can be a roadblock resisting change.

Gartner’s Sabu Mathai: ‘Sustainability Increasingly Builds Resilience’

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 · Brian Straight
Gartner research director Sabu Mathai says that companies that make sustainability a core part of their business are 3.7 times less likely to deprioritize it during tough times.

The Supply Chain Memo

Friday, August 18, 2023 · Sigi Osagie
Supply chain organizations that seize the opportunity are those that appreciate the world around us is changing significantly, and nature teaches us that those that’ll survive and subsequently prosper are those that can effectively adapt to change.

Building the Sustainable Enterprise at Macy’s

Friday, August 11, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
Each business approaches sustainability differently, so how does a leading retailer do it? At Macy’s, it’s about people, environmental impact, and bringing sustainable products to life for customers.

How Car Makers Can Use Green Containers and Cut Costs

Monday, July 24, 2023 · So Ikeya and Lisandro de Latorre
The public’s concern over sustainability extends throughout the supply chain. Students in MIT Supply Chain Management Master’s program examined the benefits auto makers may achieve by using returnable packaging.
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