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The Business Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

Whether your business provides products or services, your supply chain is at the heart of brand and business success.

Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Sustainability Transportation

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain

The sustainability slog

Supply Chain Movement

The path to sustainable supply chains is proving to be a long, hard slog with numerous obstacles along the way. Secondly, there is a gap in value potential, since CEOs largely see sustainability as adding value in five years’ time rather than right now.

Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Supply Chain Management

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

” Here is an excerpt from the article: “…it isn’t by becoming more efficient that the supply chains of Wal-Mart, Dell, and Amazon have given those companies an edge over their competitors. First, great supply chains are agile. Supply Chain Planning.

Harmonizing product, nature and life with sustainable supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Recently, Dassault Systèmes was recognized as the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights in the 2018 Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index. The index is recognized globally as the gold standard for corporate sustainability analysis, with rankings based on various key performance indicators – including environmental, social, financial and innovation capacity – but also, as of this year, on the sustainability value of a company’s products.

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. “While climate and water risks are apparent, the implications for businesses and economies reliant on complex supply chain models are less understood”, says Paul Simpson, CEO, CDP. Practice Globalization Procurement Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

4 Ways to Leverage Your Supply Chain Towards Sustainability

Dragon Innovation

We mentioned before that to create a sustainable supply chain , it's important to consider building a solid business case for your stakeholders. However, managing a supply chain can be a daunting endeavor as a legacy business but especially as a startup.

How to Build a Sustainable Supply Chain

Dragon Innovation

Why incorporate sustainability in supply chains. If you’re a hardware company in 2020, the sustainability of your products should be a driving factor when considering product design and supply chain. According to a study published in 2019, there is overwhelming evidence to suggest that modern consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products.

Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era. Read more Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency. The post Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What is so special about October 23, 2005?

5 Strategies for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Industry Star

The current global COVID-19 pandemic has tested supply chains across industries all over the planet. The post 5 Strategies for a More Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on IndustryStar Solutions.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion

Logistics Viewpoints

In response, in 2015 more than 190 countries joined to endorse 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) ? The post Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Business Intelligence Sustainability Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/04/2020 – 09/11/2020

All Things Supply Chain

The State of Sustainable Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chain management can play a key role to help creating a more sustainable world that leaves no one behind.

Supply Chain Sustainability: If a leopard can’t change its spots, can supply chains ever be sustainable?

All Things Supply Chain

Would they even want to change them… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability logistics procurement production supply chain management supply chain sustainabilityThey say a leopard can’t change its spots but if they could, how would they change them? What color would the spots be?

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

What’s on the horizon for supply chain professionals? Sustainability on the agenda. Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability. Supply chain complexity and volatility is set to increase this year.

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KPMG and ChainPoint partnership sustainable supply chains

ChainPoint

KPMG in the Netherlands and software provider ChainPoint announced a formalization of their collaboration to provide increased transparency of organizational supply chains. Transparency Supply ChainsPress release.

The State of Sustainable Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chain management can play a key role to help creating a more sustainable world that leaves no one behind.

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

New NASA figures show that April 2016 was the seventh month in a row that broke global temperature records and NOAA data show that “[t]he globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880” A second aspect of the sustainability debate relates to resource scarcity: Some metals might soon be in short supply. Making Sustainability Sustainable. Our world is in crisis!

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

New NASA figures show that April 2016 was the seventh month in a row that broke global temperature records and NOAA data show that “[t]he globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880” A second aspect of the sustainability debate relates to resource scarcity: Some metals might soon be in short supply. Making Sustainability Sustainable. Our world is in crisis!

Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Is your supply chain immature? Does it resemble a 14-year-old boy, as a planner I met at an Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning event described his company’s supply chain? In an immature, disconnected supply chain, planners operate inefficiently and in reactive mode. The post Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Supply Chain Sustainability Priority, but Measurement is Lacking

Material Handling and Logistics

Barriers to implementing a sustainable strategy include the difficulty in proving the business case. EHS and sustainability need solid reporting to make a measurable difference and to prove the business case.

Sustainability: How do Food & Grocery Supply Chains Stack Up?

C3 Solutions

1] Now, if we tell you that this waste is largely avoidable, and as a supply chain operations manager in the food industry you can have a significant impact, would you be interested to learn how? Nearly 900 million people around the world are malnourished. Yet every year we waste 1.6 billion tons of food – fully a third of all the food produced globally. It's estimated to be worth US$1.2 trillion now and may grow to $1.5 trillion by 2030 if nothing is done to stop it.

How a More Sustainable Supply Chain Reduces Cost, Time, & Risk

Industry Star

If we learn nothing else from the current COVID-induced climate, it’s that sustainability is linked to both the short- and long-term successes of your business. Implementing sustainable methodologies can provide proactive solutions to many long-term problems while reducing your overall cost, time, and risk. The post How a More Sustainable Supply Chain Reduces Cost, Time, & Risk appeared first on IndustryStar Solutions.

How to Make Your Supply Chain Sustainable, Efficient & Affordable

CHAINalytics

By Bruce Myers, Director, Chainalytics APAC There’s an odd misconception floating around that goes like this: Sustainable supply chains are prohibitively expensive and provide little or no ROI for months or even years. To add more confusion, sustainability initiatives vary from country to country and in complexity and business/environmental goals—from greenhouse gas emissions reductions to […].

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull – Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Bureau

Get to know about Circular Supply Chain— the definition, examples and more, especially that Supply Chain sustainability is quite very high on Corporate Agendas around the World. Supply Chain Videos circular supply chain

Sustainable Freight Transportation – Finding a Balance with MIT’s Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

Joining host Chris Caplice to discuss their work on the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative are his MIT colleagues Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene. What is sustainability, particularly when it comes to supply chain management?

How Can IoT Help Make Supply Chains More Sustainable?

All Things Supply Chain

In a 2016 report, the global consulting firm Ernst & Young proclaimed that “supply chain sustainability can no longer be ignored.” The report, titled “The state of sustainable supply chains,”… Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability carbon footprint supply chain management supply chain sustainability sustainability

Supply Chain Sustainability: Series Re-cap

River Logic

The largest, most successful companies are rapidly adopting initiatives focused on improving the sustainability of their supply chain. Such companies see the value in sustainability programs — and they'll be the ones to gain a competitive advantage for it. Supply Chain Management Sustainability

5 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Strategy

OneSCM

Supply chain management has never been more important to the success of companies. And on top of that, they care that the businesses they support operate safely and sustainably. But fortunately, a few adjustments to supply chain strategy can go a long way.

How Sustainability Will Fundamentally Change Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

As buyers have more access to information, companies won’t have a choice on whether to focus on a sustainable operation or not; it will be as baseline an expectation as one-day-delivery. This touches almost every aspect of supply chain in every industry: from ethical sourcing to incorporating recyclability into the design, to biodegradable packaging materials, to end-to-end supply chains that can lower waste, buffer, and excess and obsolete inventory.