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Green Supply Chain Management

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” report last week.  The report, written by Joel Makower and the editors of GreenBiz.com, provides a nice overview of the top “green” stories of 2008 (e.g., Water Becomes the New Carbon) and highlights twenty indicators of environmental performance, such as green power use, paper use and recycling, growth of green buildings, and toxics in manufacturing.  Although the report doesn’t delve into supply chain and logistics issues directly or in much detail, it’s a valuable resource nonetheless for anyone interested in this topic. According to the report, the number of companies that are publishing ...
Another definition is provided by the APICS Dictionary when it defines SCM as the "design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand, and measuring performance globally."
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
15 Green Supply Chain Studies You Should Know About | The Green ...
Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is gaining much importance in many industries due to pressure from the government and environmental consciousness among the customers, to gain competitive advantage.    We have compiled a list of Green Supply Chain studies to assist you in your efforts to address these issues.  The green supply chain studies we spotlight cover the following topics: the role that the logistics and transport sector plays in reducing emissions; the effects of ISO 14001 certification on the promotion of green supply chain management (GSCM), research on interest and implementation of green supply chain ... market research, surveys and trends
University of San Francisco Expands Renowned Online Supply Chain ...
TAMPA, Fla., April 20, 2010 — The University of San Francisco (USF) is proud to announce the launch of a new advanced specialized certificate, Corporate and Environmental Sustainability . This 100% online program enhances the acclaimed supply chain management curriculum from USF, a university that has repeatedly been ranked a best national university by U.S. News & World Report . The timing of USF’s new corporate sustainability program is advantageous for those seeking employment or advancement in this area. As independent nonprofit Pew Charitable Trusts recently reported, jobs in the clean energy economy grew at a ... market research, surveys and trends

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GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The State of Green Supply Chain Management - Survey - Green SC ...
Apr 30, 2008 ... The State of Green Supply Chain Management. Table of Contents .... with revenues of $1 Billion and thirty-three percent are smaller ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Opportunities in Green Supply Chain Management
Forty-six percent of supply chain executives cited ... $3.4 billion in its own costs. In the five-year plan, Wal-Mart will require its 600000 global ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
A Green Supply Chain Takes a Systems Thinking Approach–And Patience
As I have been involved with organizations through the years on environmental issues, I have discovered many things about supply chain management: Contractors and suppliers often create environmental impacts, sometimes related to the nature of their product or work, sometimes by accident Most organizations for some reason feel “powerless” to control their suppliers products Many companies are constrained by cost factors (purchase from the lowest cost vendor or bidder) So when considering how to effectively manage and influence contractors and suppliers, raise expectations and take control of your supply chain, it may be ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Birmingham Based, Slade Land Use, Environmental and Transportation Planning ...
Birmingham Based, Slade Land Use, Environmental and Transportation Planning Solutions are Highlighted in New Green Supply Chain Book Wilmington - John Wilkerson, CPSM, SSMBB, VP, Supply Chain and Sustainability Practice Executive at Bellwether Services authors the 2nd Edition, Green Supply Chain Management Book Series �Greening the Federal Supply Chain.� The 2nd Edition is scheduled for online release by August 3rd. Pre-order details are as follows Book�s purpose: Federal Environmental, Energy Leadership Policy mandates Federal Agencies and Supply Chain Partners to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission and optimize water ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Green Supply Chain Management: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions
Mar 15, 2009 ... Green Supply Chain Management: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions. Guest Editors. Jiuh-Biing Sheu. Wayne K. Talley. Professor and Director ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
US EPA, The Lean and Green Supply Chain: A Practical Guide for ...
THE LEAN AND GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN. 30. SUCCESSES accomplished and demonstrates the step-by-step decision-making framework. One of ComEd's materials management ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Green Supply Chain Management
It has been increasing in consciousness of the environment in the last few decades.  More people are aware of the world’s environmental problems such as global warming, toxic substance usage, and decreasing in non-replenish resources.  The Government has released campaigns to promote this problem to people.  Several organizations responded to this by applying green principles to their company, such as using environmental friendly raw material, reducing the usage of petroleum power, and using the recycle papers for packaging.  The green principles were expanded to many departments within organization, ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What is this Supply Chain Spend Analysis Solution Provider ...
Bellwether Services, announces 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) results. Global Supply Chain Solution Provider will focus on Sustainability, Environmental Governance, Supply Base Diversity and Inclusiveness goals in 2009. PRLog (Press Release) – Jan 31, 2009 – Atlanta, GA - Bellwether Services, Georgia-based strategic management consultancy firm with global capability, is pleased to report its 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) preliminary results and planned 2009 goals. Bellwether Services is a global Spend Management, Supply Chain Engineering, Environmental Audit, Lean Six Sigma, and Green Supply Chain ...
Future Trends in SCM - Input needed for research project ...
Your input will help shape the future curriculum for undergrad and grad classes in Operations Management - all feedback/input is appreciated! What are the top 3 key trends impacting SCM? (if any software tools are emerging please ID) -- Note SCM for our purpose includes - New Product Development, Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Inventory Management. posted May 18, 2009 in Supply Chain Management | Closed Share This 360° Hands-on Entrepreneur & Digital Turnover Expert see all my answers Best Answers in: Green Business (3), Corporate Governance (2), Customer Service (1), Mentoring (1), Staffing and Recruiting (1), Public ...