A Systems Perspective on Sustainability, Supply Chain Management- The Intelligent Choice (via ValueStreaming)

Here at Sapphire this week I was reminded about the importance of Sustainable Supply Chain management in the area of procurement and sourcing. Friend and colleague Dave Meyer provides a fresh perspective on how the “tipping point” of accepting the notion that a sustainable supply chain offers value and opportunity in his blog, which is abstracted here.

A Systems Perspective on Sustainability, Supply Chain Management- The Intelligent Choice As we approach the mid-point in 2011, the tea leaves of the economic recovery have ‘sustainability’ in supply chain planning and management firming up as a key “rebuilding” block in company activities.  Two recent studies from two different continents bear that notion out.  First, consultancy BearingPoint Ireland has released a report which says two-thirds of companies surveyed in Europe believe that a green supply chain is a strategic priority. … Read More

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