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Archive for August, 2008

PRTM’s Global Supply Chain Trend Report

August 28, 2008 | Comments (2)

PRTM Management Consultants recently released results of their sixth annual survey of global supply chain trends, and I was intrigued with their report – definitely worth a look.


Sustainability Initiatives in the Retail Sector

August 26, 2008 | Comments (2)

There’s no doubt that the prospect of launching sustainability initiatives at your company can be a bit daunting. So, I thought it might be helpful (and hopefully, a little inspiring) to take a look at programs that are already underway at a few major corporations in the U.S.


BSR and Sustainable Supply Chains

August 21, 2008 | Comment (1)

Over the past year, the nonprofit business association Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has published several excellent reports about a variety of today’s hot-button sustainability topics, ranging from climate change and corporate environmental strategy to CSR and fractal dynamics.


Teleconferencing Saves the Planet?

August 19, 2008 | Comment (1)

You know what blows my mind every time I drive down to San Jose or Palo Alto? The fact that it is so hard to get a reliable, clear cell phone signal on 101 or 280 in Silicon Valley. I mean, we’re talking about highways that run smack through the nerve-center of the US hi-tech sector. But, even so, looking back over the past decade I can’t help but be astounded by how advanced — and ubiquitous — teleconferencing and telecommuting have become, and what a positive impact this is having on the planet.   


The First Steps in Launching Green Supply Chain Initiatives

August 15, 2008 | No Comments →

When your company is ready to launch green supply chain initiatives, where should you begin?

Good question.