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Greening the supply chain to up profits, cut costs and get ahead

Greening the supply chain to up profits, cut costs and get ahead | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

"[Going] green has become a critical necessity for multi-national corporations with hundreds of billions of dollars hanging in the balance. At this scale, greening operations is all about supply chain. Where things are sourced, where they go, and how they get there — all of these questions come into play, and more often than not need to be rethought entirely. Exactly how big and global is this trend?"

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Cost savings and increased profits...derived from sustainable procurement for large multinational corporations such as General Motors, Walmart, Hewlett Packard, build the case for greening the supply chain...

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Sustainable Packaging at Dell

Sustainable Packaging at Dell | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The attitude of many companies is changing when it comes to prioritizing “green” initiatives and focusing attention on sustainability in the supply chain.

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This article shows how sourcing materials responsibly for packaging can actually help cut costs.

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Paul Miller's curator insight, May 26, 10:45 PM
It would be interesting to see how sustainable packaging could be incorporated with food packaging. This would be a great assessment for students to create a sustainable package that could carry an item that was cooked by them during a class. It would need to be visually appealing and also create no issues for health. 

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