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.  Nestlé has recently received criticism from Greenpeace on its palm oil production processes linked with widespread deforestation.  In response, Nestle has joined a coalition calling for a moratorium on rainforest destruction for palm oil in Indonesia and have become an active member of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Nestlé also announced a partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT) that has defined Responsible Sourcing Guidelines, a set of critical requirements to guide the Nestlé procurement process and to ensure compliance with the Nestlé Supplier Code. The partnership will focus on assessing suppliers’ ...
reform-oriented school of environmental social science that has gained increasing attention among scholars and policymakers in the last several decades in Europe, North America, Japan, and elsewhere (Spaargaren, Mol and Buttel, 2000; Mol, Sonnenfeld and Spaargaren 2009; Redclift and Woodgate, 2005, 1997; Dickens, 2004). It is an analytical approach as well as a policy strategy and environmental discourse (Hajer, 1995).
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Sustainable Supply Chain Management Practices: What In The World ...
There has been resurgence in corporate social responsibility (CSR) for a wide variety of reasons.  These range from strategic differentiation by adopting “do good practices” to preserving the eco-system in remote geographical areas to introducing environmentally friendly alternative products to the training of indigenous people in the supply chain. Much of the literature on the subject maintains the view of the advocates who see corporate social responsibility as the mantra for business in this millennium.  The arguments against business taking on social responsibility as a part of their corporate agenda is lesser publicized or ... market research, surveys and trends
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

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Sustainability and Supply Chain Management: Critical Drivers ...
Sustainable supply chain management and Base of the Pyramid ... handled 5800 ships that carried 40 percent of all the seaborne goods imported into the. U.S. (some $300 billion worth), ... billion in payroll, and is the fifth largest in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
SCM Green – Sustainable Supply Chain Management Blog
.  Nestlé has recently received criticism from Greenpeace on its palm oil production processes linked with widespread deforestation.  In response, Nestle has joined a coalition calling for a moratorium on rainforest destruction for palm oil in Indonesia and have become an active member of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Nestlé also announced a partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT) that has defined Responsible Sourcing Guidelines, a set of critical requirements to guide the Nestlé procurement process and to ensure compliance with the Nestlé Supplier Code. The partnership will focus on assessing suppliers’ ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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IIMC Professors Receive Prestigious International Assignments
’s international exchange programme since the institute has received some prestigious international assignments off late. Prof. Bodhibrata Nag of the Operations Management Group of IIM Calcutta has been awarded the 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship sponsored by the US Department of State's J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the United States-India Educational Foundation . He will be conducting research on "Modeling USA Railroad Operation Strategies for Evaluation and Adaptation in the Indian context" at the Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering of the University of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sustainability as Asymmetry of Impotence
Sarbanes Oxley led to a new wave of IT solutions to shore up the information and business intelligence deficit of corporate boards. But almost ten years after the Worldcom-Enron-Tyco shocks the specter of dysfunction still hovers and its become clear that the model of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is likely more part of the problem than the solution. Spare a thought then for the hapless Jim O’Leary, former Chief Economist at Davy Stockbrokers and luminary at the National University of Ireland who presided on the non executive board of Allied Irish Banks between 2004 and 2009. During his time in the top job the bank ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Accenture - The Sustainable Supply Chain - February 2009
Sustainable Supply Chain Management seb.hoyle@accenture.com. 1 Accenture, The High Performance Supply Chain. Study, 2008. Published at www.accenture.com. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USAID Health: HIV/AIDS, Technical Areas, The Supply Chain ...
Funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and established in fiscal year 2005, the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project is helping host nations increase their capacity for delivering essential lifesaving HIV/AIDS medicines and supplies to people in need of treatment and care. Operating in some of the countries most severely impacted by HIV/AIDS, SCMS works in collaboration with host-country governments and local and global partners; procures essential medicines and supplies at affordable prices; helps strengthen and build reliable, secure and sustainable supply chains systems; and fosters ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Speakers: Responsible Supply Chain Conference: Stanford GSB
Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM, Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University Dr. Paul S. Auerbach is professor of surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. Former Chief of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University and Vanderbilt University, Auerbach is one of the world’s leading authorities on emergency medicine and is the world’s leading authority on wilderness medicine. A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, Auerbach is editor of Wilderness Medicine and author of Medicine for the Outdoors , Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine , Diving ...
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I would like to ask the professionals involved in Supply Chain ...
There is controversy in the public opinion about Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) despite the majority of scientist claiming the veracity of it. This controversy has increased with the so called by the media “Climategate” occurred at the University of East Anglia. posted 5 months ago in Supply Chain Management | Closed Share This Commodity Broker for Natural Gas & Electricity, Operations Consultant, Instructor in Operations Management & Strategy see all my answers Best Answers in: Supply Chain Management (3), Staffing and Recruiting (2), Job Search (1), Career Management (1), E-Commerce (1) Notwithstanding the ...
Can anybody advise me the difference between material requisition ...
A material requisition would be an internal document...the company production manager sends a mat'l requsition to his warehouse manager asking for ...lets say 1000 kg of white rice to be sent to the production line. A purchase requisition would be ...when the company purchasing agent sends an order (purchase requisition) to the supplier of white rice.It would be an external document. I trust this will be of some help. Robert B. Corshen 20/20 Food Pro posted July 20, 2008 As I understand it, the difference between material requisition and purchase requisition is partly in where in the process it occurs as well as in the ...