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New Tool to Measure (and Manage) the carbon footprint of your supply Chain

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


  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

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

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

Shipping Faces Calls to Lower Its Carbon Footprint –

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

Ford sets out action on supply chain sustainability

Motor industry giant Ford has set out the steps it is taking to reduce the carbon footprint of its supply chain in its “2009/10 Blueprint for Sustainability: The Future at Work”. In May Ford set out plans to survey its

Fleet drivers should be rewarded for ‘green’ driving

Fleet drivers should be rewarded for ‘green’ drivingPublished: June 29, 2010 The best way to cut back on a business’s carbon footprint is to reward eco-friendly driving with bonuses and gifts.That’s according to Andrew Yeoman, managing director of Trimble MRM