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The Seven S’s of Supply Chain Management

Disruption is all around us and in order to capture some of the key disruptors in the Supply Chain space we have identified what we’re calling the Seven S’s of supply chain management to act as the framework for our … Continue reading

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Reaching the Supply Chain Sustainability Tipping Point

Since the 1990’s I’ve been writing about sustainability, cap & trade and carbon footprints mainly in the realm of logistics and supply chain as that’s where I live. Supply chains are incredibly important in this context as roughly 75% of … Continue reading

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Three Steps for Conflict Mineral Compliance

By Paul Martyn — BravoSolution The first deadline regarding last year’s SEC Conflict Minerals Rule is fast-approaching on January 31 – and companies are scrambling to report what conflict minerals – gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten sourced from the Democratic … Continue reading

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Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has published a Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting Ryder’s progress towards improving the communities and environments where the Company does business. The report profiles Ryder’s … Continue reading

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California Passes Cap & Trade Program: Look for Major Supply Chain Impacts

From California Environmental Protection Agency: “The formal Cap-and-Trade rulemaking began with the release of the Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR). The ISOR and formal rulemaking materials are available on the cap-and-trade rulemaking web page. The Board Hearing on … Continue reading

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Apple secretive about ‘polluting and poisoning’ supply chain, says report

From The Guardian: “Apple is more secretive about its supply chain in China than almost all of its rivals, according to a new report by anti-pollution activists who accuse the company’s products of degrading the environment and poisoning workers. Despite … Continue reading

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Industry Analyst Pioneer Adrian Bowles Adds Sustainability Coverage For Constellation Research

Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst and advisory firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today that Adrian Bowles has joined as a Vice-President & Principal Analyst. Bowles will focus on technologies and practices that support … Continue reading

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CSR 2010: Emerging Career Choices in Supply Chain and Sustainability

From Forbes: “As misconceptions of business sustainability being a passing trend quickly fall by the wayside, large organizations, traditionally mistaken as burdened with a primary responsibility as change agents in the water, carbon, environment and climate change solutions are now … Continue reading

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Herman E. Daly: A Steady-State Economy

From SDC(UK): The Earth as a whole is approximately a steady state. Neither the surface nor the mass of the earth is growing or shrinking; the inflow of radiant energy to the Earth is equal to the outflow; and material … Continue reading

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Supply chain brawl leads to 156 dead in Uighur riots

From CSR Asia: “The big story from China is, of course, the at least 156 deaths in Uighur riots in Xinjiang (see Google News items here). Buried in most reports is the fact that this particular outbreak of rioting has … Continue reading

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