All posts tagged sustainability

Unilever, Hershey Commit to 100% Traceable Palm Oil by Year End

This may wind up being a milestone year for sustainable palm oil production as high-profile manufacturers focus on their sourcing of the ubiquitous vegetable oil. Consumer products conglomerate Unilever and the Hershey Co. chocolate brand recently pledged they’ll be able […]

Social Responsibility-Oriented Investors Back Effort to Transform Supply Chains

Tau Investment Management launched an effort last fall to raise and commit $1 billion to transform global supply chains by improving manufacturers’ social, environmental and operational performance. The New York firm recently received a significant boost as two “anchor investors” […]

U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics

The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics was released last week. The 67-page report and action plan was developed in an 18-month-long process. Its content is based on input from more than 100 thought leaders, including material handling and logistics […]

Study Links Socially Responsible Supplier Selection to Better Financial Performance

A growing number of retailers and manufacturers have adopted policies aimed at making their supply chains transparent and free of environmental and human-rights abuses – moves that surely improve corporate image. A recent study suggests that “socially responsible supplier selection” […]

2013 Green Supply Chain Award Winners

IHS, Patagonia and Ryder are among the companies that have made sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The magazine has announced its 2013 Green Supply Chain award winners recognized for their achievements […]

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