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.

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.

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

Corporate Sustainability: Are Companies Vulnerable?

Supply Chain Shaman

“Supply chain sustainability” is the management of environmental, social and. Supply Chain Sustainability (definition). Since then, how have supply chain leaders and corporate sustainability leaders defined supply chain initiatives?

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

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain

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.

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.

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?

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

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

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.”

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.

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

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.

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'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

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

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!

Smithfield Foods Improves its Brand with a Robust Sustainability Program

Logistics Viewpoints

Sustainability initiatives provide a way for global brands to improve their brand reputation and reduce risks of further damage to the brand. Smithfield has certainly upped their sustainability game. The post Smithfield Foods Improves its Brand with a Robust Sustainability Program appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Network Design Transportation Management Systems brand reputation Smithfield Foods supply chain Sustainability

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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.

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.

Sustainable fashion workshop: building trust through transparency

Provenance

With more news coming out every day about the negative environmental and social processes propping up the global fashion industry, a strategy is needed for ensuring that sustainability, impact and transparency sit at the heart of your business.

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.

Walmart Has One of The World’s Most Sustainable Supply Chains? Really?

Logistics Viewpoints

There are various lists that include the world’s most sustainable companies: Corporate Knights, the Climate Performance Leadership Index, and others. Walmart is doing more in sustainability, particularly in the supply chain area, than they are given credit for. Just for Fun supply chain SustainabilityWalmart does not make those lists. None of them. In contrast, there seems to be some sort […].

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.

The Sustainable Palm Oil Puzzle

Adjuno

Wilmar operate with some very large retailers, a lot of whom are now assessing the company to see whether or not it really can be trusted as a source of more sustainable palm oil. actual forests) and providing sustainability certification.

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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Why Is Supply Chain Sustainability Becoming Increasingly Important in Manufacturing?

River Logic

The move to greater sustainability can be seen everywhere from small, local businesses to large multinational ones. While many companies identify the supply chain as the most difficult aspect of their business to make sustainable, it is also one of the most important.

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

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.

The Role of Sustainability in the Modern Supply Chain

Supply Chain Matters

Green and Sustainable Supply Chain Oracle Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Technology Sustainability in Supply Chain #OracleMSCE business benefits of sustainability initiatives Oracle Corporation Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Supply chain Matters blogLast week this author attended Oracle’s Modern Supply Chain Experience conference held in San Jose California.

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.