Executive Briefings

Sustainability: Why Attention Must Be Paid

There are three basic reasons why supply chain managers should pay attention to sustainability initiatives, says Kevin Smith, president and CEO of Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting. The first reason is because customers want it, the second is because stakeholders demand it and the third is because the government requires it. The most important reason, however, is that all these constituencies can be satisfied while reducing business costs and increasing profits. [Run Time (Min:) 9:44]

There are three basic reasons why supply chain managers should pay attention to sustainability initiatives, says Kevin Smith, president and CEO of Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting. The first reason is because customers want it, the second is because stakeholders demand it and the third is because the government requires it. The most important reason, however, is that all these constituencies can be satisfied while reducing business costs and increasing profits. [Run Time (Min:) 9:44]