All posts tagged sustainability

“The True Cost” Reveals Who Really Pays for Your Clothing

by Morgan Cruz, Marketing Content Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_morgan The True Cost is a ground-breaking documentary film that tells a story about the clothing supply chain. It’s about the clothes we buy, the workers who make them, and the impact the […]

Sustainable Supply Chains Requires Effective Supply Management Capabilities

Globilization has created the emergence of sophisticated supplier networks, creating management challenges as exposure to volatility and complexity of global sourcing has emerged. While Western organizations have met short-term cost reduction and flexibility goals through outsourcing, it has been at […]

The Internet of Things: Connecting Supply Chains to Sustainability

Discussions about the Internet of Things (IoT)—the networked connection of physical objects that can share information— usually focus on the operational changes the IoT will bring to the supply chain. One aspect often overlooked is the IoT’s potential for creating […]

Energy Savings in the Supply Chain

Companies looking to make their facilities— and the facilities of their supply chain partners—more energy efficient have a myriad of tools that can help them, via resources offered by the federal government and industry coalitions, not to mention vendor solutions. […]

51% of North American Supply Chain Executives Consider Sustainability a Strategic Priority, but lack of funding and resources hamper efforts

A study by Loyola University’s Supply and Value Chain Center, West Monroe Partners and BearingPoint found that more than half (51%) of North American supply chain executives say having a green supply chain is a strategic priority. While an additional 36% […]

General Mills makes new commitment on supply chain sustainability

General Mills recently announced a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions across its entire supply chain — “from farm to fork to landfill” — by 28 percent over the next 10 years. The maker of Cheerios, Haagen Dazs and dozens of […]

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