Five Drivers of Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
May 13, 2011 12:15 PM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

An inability to definitively quantify value or an underestimated recognition of supply chain risk has traditionally led business leaders to focus their attention on more obvious business sustainability threats.  However, this is without question about to change.   The recovering economy and a demand surge projected by many to run away from supply has companies both large and small evaluating questions of supply chain risk or supply chain reward.  Is your business prepared?

Reading through a recent article, Simple Steps to Tackle Complex Supply Chain Sustainability Issues, GreenBiz examines some of the common challenges and opportunities facing supply chains of all sizes.  The post focuses specifically on reducing supply chain risks and achieving environmental, social and regulatory compliance through the eyes of five key drivers:   •    Requests from top customers (Walmart, P&G, Pepsi, etc.) •    Improved brand- and company-level images •    Cost savings -- energy and carbon are the flip sides of the same coin Click here to discover the drivers of sustainable supply chain management.  

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".