If you worry about all the waste generated by the annual rush of holiday shopping and gift giving, it’s nothing compared to the mountains of discarded packaging that comes from a single event in China.
By the end of this year, 270 million people could be living in famine conditions, up from an already staggering 149 million before COVID-19. Add in the disruptive effects of climate change and our planet’s ever-increasing population, and we’re looking at difficult times ahead.
The vast majority of the world’s largest transport companies, including General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and British Airways owner IAG SA, are taking insufficient action to limit global warming to within 2 degrees Celsius.
Abe Eshkenazi, chief executive officer of the Association for Supply Chain Management, discusses the expected impact of the incoming Biden Administration on international trade, reshoring and supply-chain sustainability.
Shortages in supply and disruptions in the logistics chain are a tale as old as time. And while there are few precedents in this period of uncertainty, the basics remain the same: By adopting guidance that pacesetters use to navigate other forms of disruption, you can confidently lead your supply chain through change, now and in the future.
The International Air Transport Association has recently launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), a new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments. ACE is the first centralized, real-time marketplace that is integrated with the IATA Clearing House for the settlement of funds on trades in carbon offsets.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions for sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and their impact on supply chain management. New customer expectations for green and ethical products and practices are transforming the way companies do business — and requiring more supply chain transparency than ever before. As solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are leveraging sustainability and CSR to stay ahead of the competition in their industries.
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