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Ford’s Supply Chain Environmental Management Program On Track to Save 550M Gallons of Water, 500,000 MT Carbon Emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

Ford is expanding its program that helps suppliers improve their environmental management, growing the Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) program company participants to more than 40...

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Puma Offers Financial Incentives to Improve Suppliers’ Environmental Management

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2016

Sports company Puma and European bank BNP Paribas have teamed up to offer a supplier financing program to Puma suppliers that improve their environmental, health and safety and social...

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Subject Tags: EHS , Supply Chain

Sustainable Procurement Standard Coming Soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2016

Purchasing represents a significant piece of a company’s budget. In the public sector alone, procurement accounts for around 12 percent of GDP and 29 percent of government expenditure in OECD...

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BEPI Launches Supply Chain Tools to Improve Chemical Management

By : sustainabilityo..., May 20, 2016

The Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI), a business-driven initiative supporting retailers, importers and brands to improve environmental performance in supplying factories...

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Subject Tags: environment , Supply Chain

CDP Prepares to Launch Low-Carbon Supply Chain Financing Program

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2016

A major piece of managing corporate climate risks involves managing — and improving — suppliers’ environmental sustainability. It also presents a slew of challenges, with financing initiatives...

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OEKO-TEX launches ‘Eco Passport’ certification

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 2, 2016

With the aim of promoting comprehensive management of textile products and processes throughout the supply chain, Swiss certification company OEKO-TEX recently introduced a new program for...

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Textile Exchange updates sustainability standards for textile value-chain

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2016

Textile Exchange has come up with new versions 2.0 of its Content Claim Standard (CCS) and Organic Content Standard (OCS), to make textile value-chain more sustainable. The certification bodies...

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Supply chains play crucial role in cutting carbon emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 7, 2016

The recently concluded climate change conference in Paris called on corporate houses to reduce their carbon emissions from their supply chain.

Until now, far too many companies have focused only on carbon emissions from their corporate offices and retail spaces. In...

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Apple targets supply chain emissions with new Chinese solar farms

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2015

Apple is taking further steps to reduce the environmental impact of its huge Chinese supply chain, with plans announced today to build 200 megawatts of solar farm capacity across the country and work with partners to boost manufacturing efficiency.

Apple said its...

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