Sustainable Supply Chains Requires Effective Supply Management Capabilities!
Supply Chain View from the Field
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
2015) note that simple monitoring through a self-managed set of narrowly defined evaluative activities is no longer enough to meet stakeholder demands for accountability in the supply chain. In July 2009, the retail giant, Walmart, announced they were unrolling a sustainable product index and required its supply base of 100,000 global suppliers to comply with 15 requirements across four major categories (energy and climate, material efficiency, natural resources, and people and community).