Business Value in Providing Sustainability Guidance to Suppliers

Business Value in Providing Sustainability Guidance to Suppliers

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 2:21pm


Primarily driven by the manufacturing and component-based industries, Supply Chain Management (SCM) over the past few decades has proven to be a huge cost saving opportunity for the efficient-minded organizations.  Now, growing business sustainability risks and opportunities within the supply chain are progressing these cost savings driven business actions.

Procter and Gamble (P&G) joined Wal-Mart and IBM this past week with an announcement that it too would be providing new guidance to existing and prospective suppliers.  P&G, like many other organizations over the last few years, is reevaluating its business risk, particularly in the supply chain. 
When stable supply is the ‘make or break’ in a company’s success, business sustainability concepts can show up as either a huge business risk or opportunity. Our professional consulting has observed many leading companies, like P&G, are now realizing the unique value in elevating ‘sustainable’ supply chain management as a strategic in-house competency. Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".



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