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HPE Launches World’s First Supply Chain Program Based on Climate Science

(3BL/JustMeans) We all use devices that are connected to the internet. The demand for those devices is only going to increase. The trend is for more and more devices to increase the demand for computing and data storage. An estimated 100 billion connected devices in 2020 will create an even greater demand for computing and data storage than the current infrastructure can handle.

GM Commits To Creating a Sustainable Rubber Supply Chain

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Natural rubber is a part of our everyday lives because tires are part of our lives, whether we drive a car or take public transportation. Tire manufacturing represents 75 percent of the natural rubber market. 

Making Supply Chains Safer with Gender Equality Principles

Interview with Joe Keefe, President and CEO, Pax World Funds

Women working in global supply chains are most at risk for being victims of unfair practices, violence, and slavery. The United Nations recognizes this and has created the Women’s Empowerment Principles to help companies view these issues through the gender lens.

You Reap What You Sow: Top Food Companies Ban Cruel Gestation Crates

"Their suffering is intense, widespread, expanding, systematic and socially sanctioned. And the victims are unable to organize in defence of their own interests." -- Henry Spira, founder, Animal Rights International

Focus on Food: Growing a Local, Sustainable Supply Chain

There was a time when grain for bread was grown and milled locally in Southern Ontario. But that tradition has long past, forcing Toronto-based bakery Stonemill Bakehouse to source the ingredients for its healthy artisanal breads from Western Canada, the U.S. or even abroad.

EPA Honors Companies for Fighting Climate Change

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership hosted the second annual Climate Leadership Awards, recognizing 23 organizations for their leadership in reducing carbon pollution and addressing climate change.

Green Supply Chain Awards Suggest Trend in Efficiency Technology

Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has announced the recipients its 2012 Green Supply Chain Awards. This year's fifth annual awards recognize 57 companies of all sizes that are using innovative practices to drive supply chain sustainability.

New Research Models Carbon Footprint of Beverage Products

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER), a coalition of leading global beverage companies collaborating to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage industry, announced yesterday that it has published new research on the carbon footprints of drink products across the European and North American markets.

Two New Partnerships to Track Companies' Supply Chain Sustainability

This week saw the announcement of two new partnerships that promise to improve our ability to track the sustainability of companies' supply chains.

Just Do It, Sustainably: Nike Gets Greener with Sustainable Venture Capital Initiative

"It took us a while, but we finally figured out that we could apply these two core competencies -- design and innovation -- to bring about environmental, labor and social change." -- Mark Palmer, President and CEO, Nike, Inc.

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