Green Supply Chain

Think Inspired, Where Multicultural Marketing and Sustainability Meet

Press Release

MEMPHIS, August 13, 2018 / 3BL Media / - Think Inspired (TI) is an Integrated Marketing Services company that specializes in multicultural marketing. TI has offices in Memphis and New York City. The company was founded in 2013 by Christopher Lee and Danilo Cummings.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - November 2016

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73M in 2016
Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM’s goal of meeting the electricity needs of its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. Sixteen GM facilities recently earned ENERGY STAR recognition for continued efforts to increase energy efficiency.
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GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

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General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements.

TSCA Reform Pending Senate Approval

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A negotiated version of the TSCA reform bill (TSCA Modernization Act of 2015) was approved by the House of Representatives this Tuesday by a 403-12 vote. However, it was placed on hold this Thursday at the Senate; it was initially slated to be placed in front of the president this week.

Enablon Recognized with the Green Supply Chain Award

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Chicago / Paris, December 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Enablon, the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management software, today announced that it has received the Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for its leadership in this area.
 

The 800lb Emissions Gorilla

Moving beyond scope 1 and scope 2 emissions.
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By, Mark Mondik

Idea: You have done energy efficieny, you done renewable, what do you do about shipping and travel?

Something is missing in corporate conversations about carbon emissions: Almost no one is talking about a comprehensive plan to address the bulk of corporate emissions. Most of what I hear focuses on energy efficiency, and in a few cases renewable electricity.  This is great, because almost all of our energy comes from fossil fuels, and the combustion of fossil fuels is responsible for 80% of total U.S. emissions.

U.S. State Department and the World Environment Center Achieve Significant Environmental and Economic Savings in Nicaragua and Costa Rica

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 3, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project entitled Cleaner Production Private Sector Partnerships, part of the Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)'s Private Sector Environmental Performance Program.

Elevating SSCM: What the Leaders Are Saying

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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To improve business processes, minimize risk, and capitalize on a recovering economy, business executives are looking to the supply chain for business sustainability answers.  For some, like IBM, a comprehensive business sustainability plan includes applied sustainability concepts in the supply chain.  For most however, sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) begins with a necessity to improve on traditional procurement and logistic practices.
 

Do You Know the Sustainable Business Trends for 2011?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline." ~ Andy Grove, Intel 

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Beyond Good Execution

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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For years, Dell was the ‘ideal’ model of supply chain management.  However, times change and so too did market pressures and consumer expectations.  Dell, like many other leading supply chain companies today, had to rethink its sustainable supply chain strategies.  Shifting its focus away from its famed supply chain ‘execution’ thought processes, Dell had to come up with some new ideas.  

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