Bring sustainability to your supply chain, in three steps

According to PwC’s Global Supply Chain Survey 2013 (PDF), more than two-thirds of supply chain executives said sustainability will play an increasing role in the supply chains of the future. It’s clear that growing consumer demand and increasing legislation have begun to shift the perception of sustainable supply chains from “nice to have” to “need[…]

Starbucks’ board asked to establish “real” sustainable policy

Harrington Investments, Inc. of Napa, a socially responsible investment advisory firm, is asking Starbucks to be clear with shareholders about who is ultimately responsible for keeping the company’s sustainability promises, according to a news release from the company. In several months, Starbuck’s shareholders may have the opportunity to weigh in on whether or not sustainability[…]

Shippers increasingly see sustainability as a key to business goals

Admin– The number of companies saying they are pursuing sustainability as a key part of their business strategy has surged in the past two years as more senior executives are apparently taking the issue seriously, according to a survey by global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. About 43 percent of executives in a global McKinsey survey say[…]