Sustainable Supply Chains

Sustainable Supply Chains

According to the Sustainability Consortium, the modern supply chain is responsible for 60% of all greenhouse gas emissions, 80% of all water use and 66% of all tropical deforestation. The EDF+Business Supply Chain team collaborates with high-impact companies, leveraging their power to drive environmental innovation, leadership and advocacy. We believe that when the products people use every day are produced sustainably, companies, communities and the planet can all thrive.

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Meet e-Commerce’s Sustainability Problem That Isn’t the Cardboard Box
With the click of a button, our groceries, clothes, personal care products, household items – just about anything – could arrive on our doorsteps in a neatly packaged cardboard box. It’s convenience, delivered. But at what cost? What happens behind-the-scenes to get a package delivered to your door is taking a toll on our planet and our health. Freight is the ...
Jul 16, 2019 5:45 PM ET
India’s Largest Wine Producer Is Helping Its Customers Sip More Sustainably
Last year, global wine production rose to near-record highs, reaching a harvest of 292.3 million hectoliters – that’s more than 7.7 billion gallons. In the U.S. alone, domestic and imported wine sales reached ...
Jun 3, 2019 10:20 AM ET
Good News and New Tools to Help Companies Fight Against Global Deforestation
Every day, we see another article about forests disappearing in the Amazon. This coverage shines light on a significant global problem that...
May 20, 2019 11:35 AM ET
Top 3 Corporate Sustainability Trends all Business Leaders Should be Watching in 2019
Last year, I identified the top corporate sustainability trends of 2018. Six months later, I ...
Apr 10, 2019 11:35 AM ET
What the World Needs Now? Spotify for Sustainable Supply Chains
Businesses today are taking basic services and turning them into well-designed, convenient user-friendly experiences. You see it every day with companies like Spotify and Seamless. Or Netflix, which is suggesting I watch The Great British Baking Show, based on my family’s viewing-history. Now, imagine the possibilities if we applied this business model to sustainability....
Feb 28, 2019 10:00 AM ET

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