Software & Tech
Supply Chain Decarbonization: The Path to Mitigating Climate Change Impacts
In order to get the full picture of a company’s sustainability performance and decarbonization journey, it is essential to assess and measure what suppliers are doing across their own supply base.
December 2, 2022
A Net-Zero Supply Chain Could Transform Organizations
December 1, 2022
Only 9% of Companies Track GHG Emissions: ISN Report
December 1, 2022
Unpacking Sustainable Waste Management for Warehouses and Distribution Facilities
November 29, 2022
4 Ways to Advance Sustainability in Packaging and Labeling
November 28, 2022
Building Your Organization’s Sustainability Mindset
November 22, 2022
Sourcing & Procurement
Nominations Open for Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2023 Pros to Know Award
Are you or someone in your organization an outstanding leader, reinventing what it means to be a supply chain professional? Get them nominated by Dec. 30.
October 24, 2022
Rail & Intermodal
Industry Leaders Urge Congress to Take Action to Prevent “Paralyzing” Rail Strike
The national rail strike, which could happen as early as Dec. 5, could threaten the nation’s coal shipments, supply of drinking water and shut down passenger rail.
November 21, 2022
SCN Summit: Future of Supply Chains
December 5, 2022
Let's talk future! Sit down with industry experts and thought leaders to talk about what’s in store for the supply chain space and more. Register now for the Dec. 5-8 virtual event!
3 Steps to Creating a Sustainable E-Commerce Supply Chain
Now is the time for e-commerce and logistics companies to increase their efforts at sustainability.
November 19, 2022
Gen Zers to Take Smaller Benefits, Less Salary to Work for Company with ESG Goals
Nearly three-quarters of respondents (71%) believe a career in frontline manufacturing is an attractive, challenging and future-focused profession, up from 64% previously.
November 16, 2022
Material Handling Equipment
Ports to Production Facilities: How Hydrogen Fuel Cells Cut Emissions
Hydrogen is being deployed in an increasingly wide swath of material handling applications, from fueling lift trucks in manufacturing facilities, to powering heavier-duty lift trucks and even container handling equipment at ports.
November 15, 2022
$163B Worth of Stock Discarded Due to Waste, Overproduction
Respondents say that on average 28.9% of their organization’s sustainability impact comes from the supply chain. However, just 4.4% of technology budgets on average are specifically dedicated to supply chain sustainability improvement.
November 11, 2022
Software & Technology
Decarbonizing Corporate Supply Chains
Watershed Supply Chain measures, understands and reduces emissions across businesses’ supply chains.
November 1, 2022
Reimagining Sustainability in the Supply Chain
Sustainability is no longer an elusive concept that competes with traditional metrics of profitability and efficiency, but one that can be measured and achieved by using what you have, far more intelligently.
October 31, 2022
5 Steps to Avoid Overstocked Inventory
With major retailers reporting overstocked inventory across multiple categories, brands are getting squeezed by both supply and demand disruptions.
October 14, 2022
What Resale Market Demands Mean for the Supply Chain
Since COVID-19, resale markets have boomed. Consumers are trading the throwaway mentality for a more sustainable approach that is transforming the sustainability efforts of many companies around the world.
October 13, 2022
Sustainability Accelerates as Companies Build on Risk Mitigation and Resilience
Companies of all sizes around the world have improved their sustainability performance over the past five years with more than 65% achieving a good or advanced performance level.
October 7, 2022
Supply Chain Leaders Expect Circular Economy to Increase Profits Through 2025
Looking out over the next three years, the focus will increase on procurement, with buyers being incentivized to purchase circular materials (41%).
September 28, 2022
Third-Party Relationships Bring Risk to ESG Compliance: Study
Four in five (81%) compliance leaders recognize that integrated ESG programs can positively impact their organization, however 96% think that third-party relationships pose some degree of risk to their business with regards to ESG.
September 7, 2022
The Road to Net Zero: Procurement is in the Driver’s Seat
Corporate net zero commitments are gaining momentum. Thirty-one percent of the largest publicly traded companies in the world by revenue have pledged to go net zero.
September 3, 2022
Climate Change Is Causing Supply Chain Disruptions: How Businesses Can Prepare
The U.S. and the rest of the world will witness record-breaking weather this year. Domestically, this will be the hottest summer on record, and forecasters have also predicted extreme weather for regions like India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, among others.
August 15, 2022
Quantifying Climate Impact Potential for Technologies Disrupting Physical Industries
ECO helps investors identify the full promise and impact of technologies by quantifying sustainability and carbon reduction potential alongside economic ROI, what is said to be an industry first.
August 10, 2022
Carbon Management Software Automates Scope Emissions
This software caters to industries such as construction, metals and energy services, where reducing their own emissions also reduces their customers’ supply chain emissions, creating a positive flywheel effect.
July 25, 2022
Top Technology Tools Needed for Sustainable Supply Chain Operations
If the sustainability goal of the planet is to collectively lower humanity’s overall emissions, every organization needs to evaluate its supply chain and immediately start making it more sustainable.
July 16, 2022
EcoVadis Invests In ESG Data Scanning Following Growth
Following a sufficient funding round, EcoVadis is doubling down on sustainability with its acquisition of an ESG data scanning and analysis company.
July 13, 2022
Less Than Half of Chief Supply Chain Officers Conduct Climate Change Risk Assessment
The top barriers to planning for climate change in the supply chain include a focus on short-term decision making (57%) and an inability to link the cause and investment to benefits (57%).
July 13, 2022
CX Priorities Drive Traceability, Supply Chain Strategies
Sustainability and visibility lead the charge for better customer experience.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
July 12, 2022
Digital Platform Promotes Circular Economy of Recycled Plastics
The platform helps essential industries evolve to a more sustainable future by offering efficient online trading, accessible data and transparent economics.
June 17, 2022
Circular Economy Starts Local
Since globalization created numerous disruption in the supply chain and sustainability, it's no surprise a new local program from MBOLD coalition launches a circular economy for flexible films.
May 4, 2022
Consumer Interest in Sustainability Eases Delivery Demands
New insight from Blue Yonder shows that consumers are willing to wait for longer delivery times if it means greater sustainability in their online purchasing. But there needs to be incentive.
April 22, 2022
Choosing A Greener Tomorrow
By making the switch to greener solutions, these companies are seeing success in a sustainable future.
April 20, 2022
Supply Chain Blindspots Impede ESG Progress
Nearly two-thirds (65%) said they do not have strong enough technology capabilities to assess ESG risk and compliance of both Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.
March 31, 2022
How To Create a Sustainable and Profitable Returns Process
The cost and complexity of inspecting items, along with the logistics of getting them back on the shelf, can often outweighs the value of the item. Here's how you can create a returns process that enables sustainability and profitability.
March 20, 2022
Sustainability Has Arrived in Supply Chain Management
The surveyed companies plan to almost double (+97%) the number of sustainable initiatives already implemented within the next few years.
March 9, 2022
It’s Time to Integrate ESG into Your Sourcing Strategy
In an era when a business’s sustainability, ESG and sourcing activities are critical to employees, customers, regulators and investors alike, pursuing an integrated strategy could be a winning move.
March 7, 2022
5 Significant Trends Shaping Supply Chain Operations in 2022 and Beyond
What makes these trends particularly notable is that they will continue to impact organizations across industries for the foreseeable future.
March 6, 2022
Top 5 Actions for a More Sustainable Business
Amid “the Great Resignation” and a volatile economic period, companies can’t afford to lose talent or customers. They must reinvent their business models to be both profitable and sustainable.
February 23, 2022
Why You Need a Circular Supply Chain Plan
To meet demand, companies need to strategically balance their supply chain and build in circularity. Those that do not will be at a competitive disadvantage and risk falling short of industry or government compliance regulations.
NTT DATA Services
February 23, 2022