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Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted
Due to changing lifestyles and disposable incomes, the global jewelry market continues to rise, with much of that growth being driven by the move to e-commerce. The world's... »

All Too Often, 'Sustainability' Is Empty Marketing Buzzword All Too Often, 'Sustainability' Is Empty Marketing Buzzword
Sustainability is a huge macro trend and it's no surprise that the language and goals of the larger sustainability movement have made their way to apparel. Unfortunately,... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
A conversation with corporate thought leaders about the growing awareness of the need for a vigorous supply-chain risk-management effort, and how they're working to achieve... »

Videos
How Green Freight Policy Benefits Your Company
Achieving a sustainable freight transportation system requires data capture, appropriate metrics and 'smart' analysis, says Elena Craft, EDF senior scientist. [Run Time... »

Challenges in Managing Freight Efficiency
Using EPA SmartWay-certified trucks has enabled Meijer to meet regulatory challenges, says Chris Schomberg, logistics manager for the grocery chain. [Run Time (Min.): 4:45]

Sustainability & Retail Freight Transportation
For retail, transportation is more complex than ever, says Jess Dankert, senior director of retail operations and supply chain at RILA. The EPA SmartWay program helps rein in... »

Podcasts
Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming... »

How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation
Up in the sky - it's a solar-powered plane! But what does it mean for the sustainability of the commercial transportation sector?

After Paris: How Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions After Paris: How Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The Paris Climate Agreement resulted in a commitment by 195 countries to enact strict policies to address global climate change. Now manufacturers will have to fall into line.

  News
Coalition Formed to Promote Climate Resilience Planning
Big data gives environmental and resource managers an invaluable tool to increase efficiencies and better manage risk.

California Climate Law Expected to Become More Aggressive, Costly to Business
California, which now has the most aggressive carbon reduction targets in North America, will impose stricter limits on emissions from factories, power plants and vehicles... »

Support Grows to Include Ocean Shipping Emissions in EU CO2-Control Initiative Support Grows to Include Ocean Shipping Emissions in EU CO2-Control Initiative
A proposal to include emissions from shipping in the European Union's 2030 emissions reduction target through the E.U. emissions trading system (ETS) has gained cross-party... »

White Papers
Innovations in High Tech: What’s Changing in the Chain
By its very nature, the high tech sector is frequently on the cutting edge of logistics and supply-chain trends. Now the industry is gearing up to face a fresh challenge:... »

Front and Center
Sustainability has benefits beyond being "green." With a sustainable supply chain strategy, companies are streamlining processes, reducing waste and realizing... »

Breaking the Logjam: How a Public-Private Partnership Aims to End Long Truck Queues at Marine Terminal Gates
A public-private partnership at the high-volume ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is engaged in real-world testing of innovative technologies and processes aimed at... »

Editors' Blog
In the Internet Age, Supply Chain Is Still a Risky Business
All the technology in the world won't protect you against the myriad of events that can severely disrupt a global supply chain.

For E-Tailers Today, the Box Is as Important as Its Contents
In the world of e-commerce, the packaging is more than just a box. It's meant to "inspire and inform" consumers.

How Volvo Summoned an Army of Resources to Cut Energy Use at Its Plants
It wasn't exactly a cast of thousands. But when The Volvo Group set out to slash energy usage at its North American manufacturing plants, it called on a wealth of partners... »

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