All posts tagged sustainability

Leading firms join White House pledge to fight climate change

Thirteen of the largest companies from across the American economy who are standing with the Obama Administration to launch the American Business Act on Climate Pledge which encourages companies to cut pollution and use sustainable resources. Alcoa, Apple, Bank of […]

Major Food & Beverage Firms Taking The Lead In Managing Water Sustainability

U.S. food companies need to adopt far stronger practices to use global water resources more efficiently, according to a report released today by Ceres. The report, Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: How the Food Sector is Managing Global Water Risks, ranks the nation’s […]

Supply chain collaboration improves sustainability and ROI

Collaborating with supply chain partners on sustainability initiatives can improve outcomes, including financial return and reduce a firm’s environmental footprint, according to a recent report by CDP and Accenture titled Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison.  The company responses […]

Sustainability Reporting

From MHI Solutions  Until recently, large corporations have published annual sustainability reports that focused pri-marily on their own operations. But now, in an effort to create more transparent operations, those companies are reaching out to suppliers and requesting data on […]

Making Supply Chains More Energy Efficient

From MHI Solutions  Piedmont Natural Gas, a natural gas utility serving customers in the Carolinas and Tennessee for more than 60 years, may seem at first blush to have little in common with Digital Lumens, a six-year-old Boston company specializing […]

Freight Rail Driving Sustainability And Efficiency

From MHI Solutions  Railroads are inherently efficient, be it in land usage, energy consumption or cost of moving goods. In fact, railroads are four times more fuel efficient than trucks, according to the Federal Railroad Administration. Because greenhouse gas emissions […]

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