global supply chains News

  • The supply chain: where is it headed in 2011?

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Driven by evolving market conditions, consumer expectations, global policy, and a wide variety of progressive business sustainability action in 2010, supply chain management ...


    By 3BL Media

  • More corporations are “greening” supply chains

    Savvy business sometimes requires only a flip of a lid. When Stonyfield Farm switched from plastic to foil lids six years ago, the organic yogurt company avoided 16 percent of the energy costs associated with producing its containers. Similar savings have been discovered throughout Stonyfield's manufacturing, transportation, and packaging divisions since the company began measuring its carbon ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Global food companies need to upgrade their sustainable supply chain strategies

    The world's largest food producers need to invest in more robust codes of conduct for the management of environmental issues in the supply chain and set a broader range of targets for improved future performance, according to a new report from independent analyst firm Verdantix. The study finds significant variation in the ambition and robustness ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Canadian and global economic context for supply chain risk management

    Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada In its work on economic trends, organizational performance, and public policy, the Conference Board of Canada studies supply chain management issues and risks, from physical disruption to financial volatility. Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist and founder of the International Trade and Investment ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The Canadian and global economic context for supply chain risk management

    TOPIC: The Canadian and Global Economic Context for Supply Chain Risk Management Plenary Session 1 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 8:45 a.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Global CSP supply chain realises the importance of on ground presence in the Middle East

    As large scale CSP projects in the Middle East and North Africa steadily emerge, international as well as regional companies are rapidly increasing visibility in the region’s leading solar event, MENASOL (6-7 May, Dubai) The market potential for solar, the local content requirement and the need for local partnerships in major markets such as Saudi Arabia, is bringing the leading ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Swedish water expertise advances global textile supply chain sustainability

    The environmental, social and financial results are collected from the Initiative’s scaled up global programme to increase efficient water, energy and chemical use at factory level in India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey and Ethiopia. It is estimated that 20 per cent of all industrial freshwater pollution is caused by the textile industry. The Sweden Textile Water Initiative was developed ...

  • SGS held global supply chain security management seminar

    SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company headquartered in Switzerland. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the ...


    By SGS

  • WEBINAR: Embedding Product Stewardship Throughout the Supply Chain

    Webinar Overview To effectively participate in the global marketplace, ensuring product level regulatory compliance is a baseline requirement. A truly professional grade Product Stewardship program goes even further, addressing a broad spectrum of market access requirements and compliance obligations necessary to position an organization to seize new opportunities, strengthen ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • Enablon recognized with the Green Supply Chain Award

    Enablon, the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management software, today announced that it has received the Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for its leadership in this area. Recipients of the 2014 Green Supply Chain Awards are providers of supply chain solutions and services ...


    By Enablon

  • BSI Launches New Website for Supply Chain Security

    BSI announced today a new Supply Chain Security Website, www.supplychainsecurity.com, intended to provide essential information and guidance necessary to launch and/or maintain a successful Supply Chain Security Compliance Programs.BSI’s new website contains comprehensive professional services, on-demand tools, and standard and customized training programs designed for any stage of a Supply Chain ...


    By BSI

  • DSM`s sustainable supply chain management recognized

    Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has been awarded the Sustainable Supply Chain Award 2012 for its responsible way of managing its supply chain. This is the fourth award this month that recognizes DSM's sustainability efforts, its transparency and its leadership. The prize was awarded by the VBDO, the Dutch Association of Investors for ...


    By DSM

  • Measuring GHG emissions up and down the supply chain

    A new collaboration launches to develop guidelines for measuring and managing corporate GHG emissions throughout the product life cycle and across the entire value chain. The group is the GHG Protocol’s Product and Supply Chain Initiative, convened under the GHG Protocol. The project’s Steering Committee and technical working groups launched in September, in a series of meetings in Washington, DC ...

  • Welcome to the Summit: Education for You & Your Supply Chain

    Education is a key component of any successful compliance program. This is true not only for internal compliance professionals, but also for suppliers. A well-educated supplier is more likely to participate in their customer’s due diligence processes and provide accurate compliance information. To help both companies and their suppliers stay up-to-date on the most recent ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Energy initiatives ‘putting pressure’ on supply chain

    Initiatives by firms such as Tesco and Walmart and recent research by bodies including the University of Minnesota Institute highlight the impact suppliers within a supply chain have on a company’s energy footprint, but research by renewable energy company Urban Wind suggests that ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • NDA Estate Supply Chain Event 2013

    Introduction It gives me great pleasure to join John Clarke in welcoming you all to this event in Manchester. As the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State within the Department of Energy and Climate Change I have formal responsibility for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and, alongside my other government colleagues, recognise the substantial challenge that we have set John and his ...

  • Pressures for Indian manufacturers to green their supply chains identified

    The pressures facing Indian manufacturers to ‘green’ their supply chain have been explored by a recent study. Both international and national pressures from government and consumers were found to play an important role in whether a company adopts green supply chain management principles, with pressures varying to some degree depending on the business’s sector and size. ...

  • Carbon disclosure project supply chain report 2012

    Large companies such as Walmart and PepsiCo are reaping the benefits of climate change strategies in multiple ways, according to the most recent Supply Chain Report by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Emissions reductions along the supply chain are translating into clear cost savings and a previous ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Managing risks in your international supply chain

    Sign up now to receive the related report: Managing Sustainable Global Supply Chains Webinar: Managing Emerging Risks and Opportunities in Your International Supply Chain Presnted By: Purchasing Management ...


    By 3BL Media

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