Closing the supply chain loop remains a priority for multinationals

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
How can a company reduce impacts along the product life cycle, and what value chain strategies can be implemented to make this happen? This vexing question and several others were addressed by a panel convened for the BSR conference in New York last week.

Seaports and ocean carriers pursue sustainable goals

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
“Beyond the Factory Gates: Extending Sustainability into the Logistics and Transportation Sector,” proved to be one of the more compelling panel discussions at last week’s BSR conference in New York.

BSR study shows supply chain’s sustainable practices are key

Monday, November 8, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
Despite continuing uncertainty about the world’s economy, most survey respondents embrace CSR/sustainability as part of their core strategies and operations in the next five years

Multinationals can exert influence on sustainable supply chain

Friday, October 29, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
Eyefortransport’s 4th Sustainable Supply Chain Summit in San Francisco examined some of the more challenging aspects of “corporate responsibility” and outsourcing this week

Logistics business: The EU must work in harmony to achieve green supply chain

Friday, October 22, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics today appealed to the industry to work together to establish global standards for sustainable logistics during the 27th German Logistics Congress in Berlin

It’s another (wild & wacky) Oracle Open World

Monday, September 20, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
While this week’s event is larger than ever, there’s a pronounced lean and green element to the supply chain management track worth noting.

Green: Not Such a New Supply Chain Idea

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 · Frank Quinn
Green and sustainable supply chain management have been hot topics for more than a decade. A good example is a 1998 article in Supply Chain Management Review from the organization Business for Social Responsibility (BSR).

U.S. Chamber Challenges Wisdom of Regulating Climate Change Under Clean Air Act

Monday, August 16, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
The U.S. Chamber, policymakers, numerous trade groups, state governments, and businesses throughout the country have collectively raised strong concerns about the significant negative impact the EPA’s endangerment finding will have on jobs and local economies.

DHL has new green initiative

Monday, August 16, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
As part of Deutsche Post DHL and its GoGreen climate protection program, DHL Global Forwarding has committed to improving it’s CO2 efficiency by 30 percent by 2020.

CAPS Research investigates how supply management sustainability takes root

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
The study examines the role that influence tactics, organizational climate, and personal values each play as managers try to gain commitment for environmental initiatives.

Green logistics: UPS expands Carbon Neutral shipping program

Monday, July 19, 2010 · Jeff Berman
As a follow-up to a sustainability push launched last October, UPS recently announced it is expanding its Carbon Neutral shipping program to 35 countries and territories throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

EPA may be going too far too fast?

Sunday, June 13, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
Among those supply chain groups resisting the latest greenhouse gasses legislation is the The National Association of Manufacturers.

Supply Chain Management: U.S. manufacturers challenge EPA mandate

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
The National Association of Manufacturers has filed a petition in federal appeals court challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest interpretation of the so-called "Johnson Memo."

Infrastructure: The Key to a Greener Supply Chain

Friday, May 21, 2010 · Michael J. Burkett
Expanding into emerging markets is core to almost every major manufacturer’s growth strategy. As the global greening trend accelerates, companies should retool their supply chain infrastructures in order to keep up.

Why “Green” Equals Good Business

Monday, March 1, 2010 · By Bridget McCrea
More and more companies are discovering that a greener, more sustainable supply chain is good not just for the environment but also for the business.



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