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Clothing Giant’s Sustainable Sleepwear Reduces Operational Risk

Clothing Giant’s Sustainable Sleepwear Reduces Operational Risk

Clothing giant Primark has launched its first line made from sustainable cotton; because identifying the source of materials such as cotton can be difficult, Primark will only use certified sustainable cotton in a single line of pajamas, for now. But as it slowly increases its use of sustainable cotton, the … Read more »

PepsiCo Now Traces 90% of Palm Oil Back to the Mill to Ensure Future Supply

PepsiCo Now Traces 90% of Palm Oil Back to the Mill to Ensure Future Supply

Making food systems more sustainable – and thus ensuring a steady supply of the products necessary to food production – is a key factor in the ongoing financial success of food manufacturers, and an issue that is proving that sustainability is an important aspect of an overall business strategy. But … Read more »

United Airlines

United Launches Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative

United Airlines says it will measure and evaluate the sustainability of its suppliers’ products and operations and then set targets for improvements in 2014. The survey is part of United’s sustainable supply chain initiative. United says it will also integrate environmentally focused questions into its request for proposal process. The … Read more »

Sodexo to Serve Eco-Labeled Seafood, Improve Supply Chain Sustainability

Sodexo will serve Marine Stewardship Council-certified seafood at 11 Washington, DC-area locations and has agreed to use the Real Food Calculator to increase supply-chain sustainability on all Sodexo-contracted campuses. The food services company says the following locations will participate in the sustainable seafood program, which begins this month: National Geographic, … Read more »

Nike Supply Chain to Use Bluesign Sustainability Tools

Nike has partnered with Bluesign Technologies in an effort to use more sustainable materials and chemistries in its products. The partnership makes available Bluesign’s assessments tools and data to Nike’s materials suppliers. Previously, to access these tools and data, a brand would have to take its supply chain through individual … Read more »

Apple, Dell, HP ‘Better at Supply Chain Disclosure’

Apple, Dell, HP ‘Better at Supply Chain Disclosure’

Apple, Dell and HP do a better job disclosing environmental issues in their supply chains than companies headquartered in Asia including Canon, Panasonic and Samsung, according to a report from Verdantix. The report reviewed 12 consumer electronics companies with aggregate revenues of $977 billion. The companies — Apple, Canon, Dell, … Read more »

Apple, Samsung Tin Under Fire

Apple, Samsung Tin Under Fire

Friends of the Earth has called on Apple and Samsung to tell consumers where they source the tin used in their mobile phones, as part of the UK-based advocacy group’s Make It Better campaign. The initiatives calls for large companies to be transparent about their supply-chain impacts, and pushes for … Read more »

Walmart Launches The Sustainability Consortium in China, Sets Supplier Targets

Walmart today announced a series of sustainable supply chain initiatives including a $2 million Walmart Foundation grant to launch The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) in China, and a target for suppliers to use the company’s Sustainability Index. Walmart pledged that, by the end of 2012, it will buy 70 percent of … Read more »

Nike, LLamasoft Partner on Environmentally Friendly Supply Chain Software

Nike and supply chain software designer LLamasoft have partnered to make international supply chains more environmentally friendly and efficient. Nike, which has been a customer of Michigan-based LLamasoft for two years and has a minority investment in the company, says it will use Llamasoft’s software platform to make its supply … Read more »

Global Food Companies ‘Should Upgrade Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies’

Global Food Companies ‘Should Upgrade Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies’

Only four of the world’s largest food producers – Danone, Heinz, PepsiCo and Unilever – have invested in wide-ranging codes of conduct to guide their suppliers’ environmental performance, according to a new report from Verdantix. Verdantix benchmarked the sustainable supply chain strategies of the 12 largest global food firms, with … Read more »