Unilever, Inditex, Cisco Systems, Colgate-Palmolive and Intel make up the top five companies with the strongest supply chains, as categorized by Gartner, Inc’s annual Supply Chain Top 25 list. These all achieved a perfect 10 score for CSR. Learn more about the top companies as ranked by Gartner, plus tips on how to make a sustainable supply chain a reality.
Dell is tracking where its products end up after they are collected via the company’s US consumer takeback program; the pilot program – an effort between Dell and Basel Action Network (BAN) – is designed to “see if things end up where they are supposed to,” Dell says in its … Read more »
IPL Plastics Ltd, a rigid plastics manufacturer, has partnered with Ideagen to enhance health and safety management across its operations. The Dublin-based company, which has operations across the United Kingdom, North America and China employing over 2,400 people globally, will implement Ideagen’s Coruson system. The ‘WorkSafe’ project via Coruson … Read more »
The performance of machine tools varies depending on technical specifications and operating requirements, making it difficult to determine a common set of environmental performance criteria – but ISO has recently published the first two parts of a new International Standard for the environmental evaluation of such tools based on the commonalities … Read more »
The Plastics Industry Association today publicly acknowledged the environmental challenge presented by uncollected plastics, and announced its commitment to “preventing and mitigating marine debris through strengthened recovery systems around the globe.” The association pinpointed a number of priorities to bolster its commitment and “meaningfully” address marine debris, including: educating manufacturers … Read more »
Cobalt, a chemical element crucial for making lithium-ion batteries, continues to be mined using child labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With the DRC producing two-thirds of the world’s cobalt and demand expected to increase, companies are struggling to clean up their supply chains, CNN reported. “Dealers at markets … Read more »
Lazada, an e-commerce giant in Southeast Asia is yet another entity that adopted World Environment Day’s Beat Plastic Pollution theme. The website offered all visitors a list of suggestions that could substitute for single-use plastic items like plastic bags, cups, straws and even diapers. Lazada’s presence spreads across Singapore, Malaysia, … Read more »
A number of factors is driving significant growth of the industrial water treatment market in Southeast Asia (SEA). The market, made up of water and wastewater treatment solutions for industries, along with associated services, is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8% between 2017 and … Read more »