global supply chains News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • A rebounding economy: what is a supply chain to do?

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company As the economy now turns towards a brighter future, focus is shifting from reduction towards growth. Companies are looking to their lean ...


    By 3BL Media

  • LLamasoft to Sponsor and Present at the Supply Chain Event in Paris

    LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, will speak and exhibit at the Supply Chain Event 2015 November 17-18 at the Port de Versailles – Pave 5.3 in Paris. LLamasoft and its new strategic partner, Barloworld SCS, will be presenting and exhibiting at the conference, whose theme this year will focus on “Creating Value through ...


    By LLamasoft, Inc.

  • Blueprint for building wind energy supply chain

    According to a report released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), BlueGreen Alliance and the United Steelworkers, the U.S. wind industry can create tens of thousands of additional jobs manufacturing wind turbines and components if the U.S. passes long-term policies that create a stable market for the domestic wind energy supply chain. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Creating value through supply chain management

    There is no magic bullet when it comes to managing your supply chain, shows recent survey done on DNV Business Assurance customers in the food and beverage industry. Managing every link to the best for the company and consumers requires multiple actions, involves managing a number of risk areas, and demands both commitment and investment. Nevertheless, quality and safety is still top of mind. ...

  • 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

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