Supply Chain Sustainability

Seeing the World from the Eyes of Your Supplier

Engage vs. Demand
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By Jennifer Anderson

Supply chains are a critical element of sustainability success for most companies. Yet working on supply chain sustainability is a challenging task. It’s hard enough to get people in your own company to change their behavior, but influencing the actions of those in another company—even as a large customer—can seem nearly impossible.

NAEM’s 2017 Sustainability Conference to Explore Emerging Issues, New Areas for EHS&S Leadership

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As companies integrate sustainability deeper into the fabric of their businesses, it is changing more than just how they manage themselves—it’s shaping their relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and investors as well.
 

Register with Early Bird Pricing for CSR Certificate Program from G&A and Rutgers IEL's

$1,760 Early Bird Rate Available through March 15th
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Take Advantage of Special Early Bird Pricing!

THE SPRING 2017 CSR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

May 16 & 17 at Rutgers University-Newark

$1,760 Early Bird Rate Available through March 15th

Presented by:
Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership
and
Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM

Walmart Addresses Global Challenges Through Business and Philanthropy

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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation use philanthropy to complement Walmart’s  business initiatives as well as the efforts of others in civil society, business, and government to drive systemic improvements in economic opportunity, supply chain sustainability, and community resilience.

The problems being addressed are both large scale and complex, but Walmart believes that by working with their grantees and collaborators from the private sector, they can lead the way in driving significant, lasting change.

6 Key Findings on the State of Global Supply Chains

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UN Global Compact and Ernst & Young (EY) interviewed 70 companies across different regions and industries in order to uncover the current state of global supply chains. In the recently-released report “The State of Sustainable Supply Chains: Building Responsible and Resilient Supply Chains,” Global Compact and EY presented 6 key findings on how companies are pursuing supply chain sustainability:

7 Steps Leading Corporations are Implementing to Achieve Resilient Supply Chains

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UN Global Compact Calls on Chief Executives to make Supply Chain Sustainability a Top Business Priority; Engaging Suppliers beyond Tier 1 Still Poses a Big Challenge

What can we as a global community achieve in 14 years?

Leonardo Academy to Host Introductory Webinar Series For The New American National Standard For Sustainable Agriculture (ANSI/LEO-4000)

Each Webinar Addresses a Specific Link In The Agriculture Supply Chain
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MADISON, Wis., June 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy, Inc. announced that it will be hosting a webinar training series to introduce all potential participants and interested parties to the new American National Standard for Sustainable Agriculture (ANSI/LEO-4000).  Separate 30-minute webinar sessions are scheduled for each link of the supply chain, from producers to consumers, and are free to attend.

Driving Bigger Sustainability Impacts at Cisco: Carbon Emissions Reductions

Cisco takes the next big step in Supply Chain Sustainability
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by Kathleen Shaver, Director of Value Protection for Cisco Systems

When you look through the sustainability lens at Cisco’s supply chain, you see three things clearly:  a focus on climate and carbon impacts, a deep concern for the protection of human rights, and an imperative aroundproduct take-back opportunities. Cisco’s approach to a responsible supply chain is structured around this impact framework.

How Customer Requirements are Driving Sustainability into the Supply Chain

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Rick Love, EH&S Manager for United Technologies Corp. describes the benefits of setting sustainability requirements for the company's top-tier suppliers. To learn more about the trends that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the year to come, download NAEM's "2016 Planning for a Sustainable Future" report, please visit http://www.naem.org/?page=survey_2016_trends

Want to Achieve Corporate Citizenship Progress? Include Your Supply Chain

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Webinar: January 13, 2016 at 12pm EST

A company’s corporate citizenship impact extends well beyond the four walls of the corporate headquarters. A significant amount of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impact occurs within supply chains, whether it is greenhouse gas emissions, vendor performance, labor conditions within a supplier’s factory, or the sourcing of materials.

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