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New CDP Data Reveals US Suppliers Represent One-Third Global Carbon Reduction Opportunities | Sustainable Brands

New CDP Data Reveals US Suppliers Represent One-Third Global Carbon Reduction Opportunities | Sustainable Brands | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

“Businesses in the United States are well aware of the enormous benefits from taking climate action, which is good for both the bottom line and the planet. They are now taking what they have learned and cascading it down into their supply chains,” said Dexter Galvin, Head of Supply Chain at CDP.

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Especially in light of recent decisions made on the part of the U.S. federal government, it is now more important than even that sustainability leadership comes from businesses. The supply chain of many U.S. companies provides an ideal opportunity to do just that.

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CDP to Score Companies’ Supply Chain Carbon Management 

CDP to Score Companies’ Supply Chain Carbon Management  | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
The CDP supplier engagement rating will score all companies that disclose to the 2016 CDP supply chain questionnaire. CDP supply chain members (purchasing organizations that request data from their suppliers via CDP) that themselves disclose to the supply chain or climate change questionnaire will also be evaluated on supplier engagement.
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CDP supply chain program will soon start rating companies on how well they manage carbon and climate change in the supply chain

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