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New Tool to Measure (and Manage) the carbon footprint of your supply Chain
Hotels Come Together on Carbon Footprint

An interesting development from the hotel and hospitality industry as some big players join forces to standardize a carbon footprint methodology. As 80% of Fortune 500 companies now participate in the Carbon Disclosure Project, we are likely to see more

Shipping Faces Calls to Lower Its Carbon Footprint – NYTimes.com

Shipping is less visible to the public compared with airlines and smokestack industries, making it less exposed to calls for regulation. Shipping also carries about 90 percent of global trade at rates of efficiency already far higher than most ground

The Carbon Benefits of Recycled Materials

The benefits of avoiding extraction and primary processing are usually significant, even when collection, transport and reprocessing of recycled material is taken into account. An increasing range of recycled products are coming onto the market, such as glass, steel, aluminium,

Cutting Carbon in the Supply Chain

For many manufactured products, the majority of their carbon footprint comes from energy used in extracting, refining, processing, manufacturing and transportation. There are several options for reducing the carbon footprint: · redesign manufacturing process; use alternative raw materials and new

Carbon Disclosure Project Supply Chain Report

The 2012-13 annual Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Supply Chain report has been recently published. There is a glut of useful information within the 22 pages, and here are some of the highlights. Firstly, the report concludes that climate change is

MADE IN THE USA: A CASE FOR RESHORING

Re-shoring Gives Economic Hope to Manufacturers Offshore outsourcing has become one of the hot button political issues of the day. Especially in light of the U.S. economic downturn, there is a desperate need for more jobs for American workers, while

HOW IMPORTANT IS A GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN IN NORTH AMERICA?

This is the first article discussing the results of our ongoing survey examining what Supply-Chain professionals in North America are thinking and (more importantly) doing about greening their supply-chains. We certainly hear a lot about the importance of reducing the

WHEN WAREHOUSING GOES GREEN

  A ProPurchaser GREENWATCH: More time spent on-site in the warehouse reduces a carbon footprint and helps the bottom line.     When considering the greening of any supply chain it is easy to ignore the impact of warehousing and distribution

The importance of managing water in your supply chain

No matter the place — California’s Central Valley, southern Nevada, the Colorado River, the Southern Plains — water is harder to find across much of the West. And, with energy demand and populations growing, once-unfathomable choices about water pricing and