Harmonizing product, nature and life with sustainable supply chains

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. While the team challenge has officially concluded, Quintiq’s enthusiasm for sustainable solutions lives on.

Sustainability: What is the "Digital Diet"?

C3 Solutions

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

C3 Solutions

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.

Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

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

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain

4 Tips for a Sustainable Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Pressure to push sustainability into the supply chain has significantly increased in recent years. Having a sustainable supply chain is quickly becoming a necessary part of every business model. Research shows the business case for supply chain sustainability is growing.

Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

Are business success and sustainability contradictory? The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management. The authors states: “Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM) can help drive positive business change by helping companies save costs, strengthen ‘license to operate’ and generate additional revenue streams.”

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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall with sustainable logistics by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability.

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. The report reveals that suppliers in France, the UK, Spain and Germany are identified as the most sustainable ones, whereas suppliers in China, Italy and the U.S. Practice Globalization Procurement Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

Sustainability vs. profitability: Is it one or the other?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater How 25 multinational companies achieved sustainable supply chains. I’d like to think that most companies have moved beyond the point of believing that sustainable business practices aren’t a priority. Does your company have any sustainability measures in place?

Transform your supply chain’s sustainability impact by going beyond operational constraints

Quintiq

Here in part two, I will highlight how more drastic shifts to supply chain networks and operations can have a larger impact on sustainability. To jumpstart your sustainability efforts, contact Quintiq today. Retail Planning Sustainability Transport & Logistics

The Worst and Best in Sustainability: Amazon vs. Dassault Systèmes

Logistics Viewpoints

The world's most sustainable company is a supply chain software company - Dassault Systemes. Amazon is an incredibly innovative company that has devoted virtually no innovation to improving the sustainability of their supply chain. The post The Worst and Best in Sustainability: Amazon vs. Dassault Systèmes appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability Amazon supply chain

Three Tips for Sustainable Packaging

ModusLink Corporation

The post Three Tips for Sustainable Packaging appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions. Simplified & Sustainable Supply Chain Logistics packaging shipping sustainability sustainability in the supply chainThere was a time, not so long ago, when packaging was simple.

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.”

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6

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!

ModusLink’s 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report Underscores Commitment to Enabling Sustainable Supply Chain for Customers

ModusLink Corporation

This week ModusLink unveiled its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the organization’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustainability goals. ModusLink News Corporate Sustainability Global Reporting Initiative Fulfillment supply chain

Creating a Sustainable Earth Through Sustainable Manufacturing

Cerasis

In the decades that have followed, the emphasis on adopting eco-friendly practices, implementing sustainability measures, and protecting the environment has continued to grow, gaining traction across diverse industries , sectors, and settings — including the manufacturing world.

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.

How Data Drives Corporate Sustainability

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

And that is good news for sustainable development. A proliferation of sustainability data – from energy consumption and worker habits, to waste creation and supplier audits – is also good news for investors.

Sustainability's Missing Link

Inbound Logistics

Economic performance is the top-ranking corporate sustainability priority for the majority of organizations, reveals a global survey of supply chain decision makers. When directly asked whether profitability or sustainability is more important, however, 60 percent give equal priority to these objectives, with another 25 percent leaning towards sustainability

A Must-Read Business Book on Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Balancing Green is a must-read business book on sustainability. The post A Must-Read Business Book on Sustainability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Risk Management Sustainability risk management supply chain Yossi Sheffiis a well-researched book that cuts through many of the fallacies and wishful thinking that surrounds this topic.

Distribution Sustainability: Creating a Green Warehouse

NFI

Sustainability is rising and impacts everything from how companies approach product design to customer delivery. Whether the motive is saving the environment or saving money, companies are embracing supply chain sustainability.

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement

Jaggaer

Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs. With that, global businesses are committing to key sustainability objectives such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions , eliminating slave labor , avoiding plastics , conserving water used in production , tapping into renewable energy sources and more.

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.

So, what does sustainability in retail actually look like?

Quintiq

First, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the word ‘sustainability’, as it has become such a prominent buzzword in today’s world. Sustainability means different things to different people, companies and industries.

7 Ways to Woo Consumers with a Sustainable Supply Chain

ModusLink Corporation

The post 7 Ways to Woo Consumers with a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on Steel Connect. Sustainable Supply Chains Sourcing corporate social responsibility Demand Planning logistics reverse logistics supply chain sustainability

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Sustain 2019

EcoVadis

The good news is the annual Sustain conference is just around the corner, taking place on March 11-12 in Paris. It’s a great opportunity to engage with experts, attend sessions on dozens of topics related to corporate social responsibility and sustainable supply chains.

Sustainability and transparency deliver growth for direct-to-consumer brands

Provenance

eMarketer published an article exploring how direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands are attracting shoppers through sustainability and transparency. Key stats: More than half of 18-24 year olds are willing to spend more for sustainable products*.

Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter

Cerasis

more companies are turning toward sustainable alternatives and methodologies (like green manufacturing) in boosting competitive advantage and increasing revenue, explains Stuart Hall of Global Manufacturing. In fact, the sustainable trend is becoming essential to all parts of manufacturing and supply chains, ranging from smart factories to green delivery trucks. What’s Driving More Companies to Embrace Sustainable Technologies and Methodologies?

Consumers Abandon Sustainability When They Part With Green

Supply Chain @ MIT

Ask a consumer whether he or she supports a sustainable environment, and the chances are they will profess support. But when these individuals go to make a purchase they generally choose the cheaper product – even if it is less environmentally sustainable that more expensive options.

Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chainsDriven by increases in both domestic demand and technological sophistication, India has become a major manufacturing hub for autos. But the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges.

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Proving sustainably-sourced ingredients in health and wellness foods

Provenance

This means more competition for smaller brands, but also an opportunity to compete on sustainability messaging. Communicating sustainable sourcing at Balance Festival. The post Proving sustainably-sourced ingredients in health and wellness foods appeared first on Provenance News.

Sustainable Purchasing & Supply Summit 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Sustainable Purchasing & Supply Summit 2015. The first UK conference to present an holistic view of sustainable procurement and the role of the supply chain in more responsible business and government. Morning (10am-1pm): What’s New in Sustainable Procurement?

Jobs Sustainability and Robotics: An Endless Debate

Enterra Insights

The post Jobs Sustainability and Robotics: An Endless Debate appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Business Cognitive Computing Jobs Sustainability Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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.