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IKEA Boosting Stock of Sustainable Goods with Eco Scorecard

IKEA Boosting Stock of Sustainable Goods with Eco Scorecard | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Using a new product scorecard, IKEA hopes to make its stock greener so that by 2015 the retail chain can classify 90 percent of the goods it sells as being "more sustainable.
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Sustainable Sourcing: What does it take to make you believe a statistic?

Sustainable Sourcing: What does it take to make you believe a statistic? | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
It started when we were looking at an article for the upcoming Sustainable Sourcing page of the Procurement Leaders magazine - a piece that called into question some of the rather hollow claims that companies often implement along the ...
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New Sustainability Study: The ‘Embracers’ Seize Advantage - MIT Sloan Management Review

New Sustainability Study: The ‘Embracers’ Seize Advantage  - MIT Sloan Management Review | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
MITSloan: how sustainability's 'embracers' are blazing a trail for other businesses in search of growth opps
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Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense

Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers.
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Supply chains: forget mere compliance, build collaboration and shared values

Supply chains: forget mere compliance, build collaboration and shared values | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
A new approach means companies helping to train workers for suppliers and fostering better labour practices collaboratively...
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New Report Sheds Light on Poverty Footprint of Corporate Value Chains

New Report Sheds Light on Poverty Footprint of Corporate Value Chains | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Oxfam America has released a Poverty Footprint Study with The Coca-Cola Company and its local bottler SABMiller aimed at bringing these issues to the fore. The report offers a balanced snapshot of how the Coca-Cola/SABMiller system – bottler, suppliers, and distributors – affects poverty in two developing countries – El Salvador and Zambia.
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Four Steps to Improving Profits through Sustainability

Four Steps to Improving Profits through Sustainability | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Making operations sustainable is just another lens for creating a better company. The motivation should not only come from regulators but should also from the desire to make your company as efficient, productive, profitable, ethical, and admirable as it can be. Companies who are more efficient on a carbon basis are also more efficient on an economic basis as well. (CIO Central: Improving Profits through Sustainability http://bit.ly/gp9Wgj)
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How to Build Sustainability Into Your Supply Chain

How to Build Sustainability Into Your Supply Chain | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Sourcing and transporting goods can be the most overlooked—and inefficient—parts of how a business is structured. Here's how to examine and improve the environmental, economic, and social impact of your supply chain.
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Global Firms Find Sustainable Supply Chain Savings · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Global Firms Find Sustainable Supply Chain Savings · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
More than half of large businesses and a quarter of suppliers have seen cost savings as a result of carbon management within procurement, according to a report published by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
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Patagonia, Adidas, Walmart Team Up on Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Patagonia, Adidas, Walmart Team Up on Sustainable Apparel Coalition | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
What happens when you put executives from Walmart and Patagonia in a room? this isn’t the start of a bad joke–it’s how the Sustainable Apparel Coalition was born. The seeds...
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Game console and Music player production in China — Philips — Sony Corporation — Motorola GmbH — Apple — Microsoft Corporation

Game console and Music player production in China — Philips — Sony Corporation — Motorola GmbH — Apple — Microsoft Corporation | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
In recent years, the growth of both the market for and production of portable music players and video game consoles has been dramatic. Multimedia phones with music players and game consoles are becoming commonplace among teenagers and adults in wealthy societies. Most game consoles and portable music players as well as one of every two mobile phones are manufactured in China. Many workers in China’s electronics sector are denied many of their basic rights.
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GC3 and IFS Introduce Tools to Aid Safer, Greener Supply Chains - Business News - Supply Chain Digital

GC3 and IFS Introduce Tools to Aid Safer, Greener Supply Chains - Business News - Supply Chain Digital | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council has consulted with large manufacturers like Nike, Johnson & Johnson and Seagate to develop a guidance document that helps companies that need to manage confidential business information and suppliers realize the benefits of sharing chemical data information....
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Bombardier Aerospace 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for Suppliers

During its 2011 Strategic Suppliers Executive Meeting, Bombardier Aerospace proudly announced the results of its new Corporate Social Responsibility supplier ...
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Maersk sets procurement standards for buyers | Official CIPS Magazine

Maersk sets procurement standards for buyers | Official CIPS Magazine | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Maersk sets sustainable #procurement standards for buyers, metrics process
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Responsible Investor

Responsible Investor | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
The Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected an attempt by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to omit a shareholder resolution from the five New York City pension funds relating to sustainability reporting in its supply chain.....
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Supply Chain Study: Risk Management Supersedes Sustainability | Sustainable Life Media

Supply Chain Study: Risk Management Supersedes Sustainability | Sustainable Life Media | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
April 1, 2011 - Many companies are taking the wrong approach to managing their supply chains, according to a new research study conducted by the Network for Business Sustainability, an independent research group based at the Richard Ivey School of
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Coke and Unilever call for collaboration over sustainability - Marketing Week

Coke and Unilever call for collaboration over sustainability - Marketing Week | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Marketing WeekCoke and Unilever call for collaboration over sustainabilityMarketing WeekSpeaking at an event hosted by ...
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Sprint Releases Industry-First Scope 3 GHG Emissions Report | 2Sustain

Sprint Nextel is now the first wireless carrier to complete and publicly release a comprehensive Scope 3 supply-chain assessment. As you may recall,
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McDonald’s Commits to Certified Sustainable Sourcing

McDonald’s Commits to Certified Sustainable Sourcing | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
McDonald’s Corporation is stepping up its commitment to a sustainable supply chain. Last week, the company announced a new Sustainable Land Management
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Making sustainable supply chains | Guardian Sustainable Business | guardian.co.uk

Making sustainable supply chains | Guardian Sustainable Business | guardian.co.uk | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Supply chains can prove to be the weak spot for big brand companies like Apple but developing sustainable procurement practices can improve the process
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Sprint Should Consider Dropping Most Carbon-Intensive Suppliers, Report Says · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Sprint Should Consider Dropping Most Carbon-Intensive Suppliers, Report Says · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Sprint Nextel should consider setting carbon reduction targets for suppliers, and possibly retender contracts with the worst performers, according to a report produced for the company by consultants Trucost.
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