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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business.
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Taking steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its supply chain, retail giant Walmart recently announced it has rolled out an initiative, entitled Project Gigaton, which is geared towards helping the company achieve its goal of eliminating 1 gigaton, or 1 billion tons, of emissions from its supply chain by 2030.
(June 06, 2017)
To say this is the hot topic of the day would be a vast understatement. But we already knew that. Another thing that is quickly known and observed is that this move has raised a tremendous amount of tension and ire in an already highly-polarizing political environment. (June 02, 2017)
With much on the line as it relates to the United States’ role in lowering global carbon emissions, various media reports coming out today are indicating that the U.S. is pulling out of The Paris Agreement by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). (May 31, 2017)
Any organization that is focused on sustainability in its supply chain knows that protecting the workforce is a key pillar of that practice, injuries and deaths are already tragic on their own, but they can also have a lasting impact on business. (May 24, 2017)
Data shared yesterday at the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference by Brambles, CHEP’s parent company, demonstrates the possibilities for zero waste and zero emissions economies. (May 24, 2017)
While President Trump and Administration officials have not made their intentions clear in regards to the United States remaining in the Paris Agreement, a large faction of well-known companies have made it very clear they want to remain part of it. (May 18, 2017)
The importance of reducing energy consumption and better management of energy utilization becomes a more critical issue as energy costs escalate and logistics operations are pressured to lower operating costs without loss of productivity. (May 15, 2017)
FedEx recently released the Deliver It Forward 2017 Global Citizenship Report, showcasing how the company connects people, businesses and communities in ways that advance social and economic progress and environmental sustainability. (May 10, 2017)
Every day, in countless ways, FedEx empowers team members, customers, change-makers and community advocates to take action; from job opportunities to safer, more sustainable communities, these everyday heroes deliver it forward. (May 10, 2017)
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Andrew Winston, Author and founder of Winston Eco-Strategies. He has 25 years of experience working with executives to understand how managing environmental and social issues creates business value. (May 08, 2017)
PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network honors consumer packaged goods companies that improved sustainability in production operations. (May 03, 2017)
Yusen Logistics retrofits warehouse with LED lights, to help reduce energy consumption by one million kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year. (April 27, 2017)
Led by sustainability advisor and author Andrew Winston, a group of supply chain professionals from companies including UPS and REI shared their tips on greener, more efficient supply chains at Monday morning’s keynote. (April 03, 2017)
In light of the news that President Trump has inked an executive order that essentially nixes the climate polices drafted and enacted during the Obama administration, there are a few notable takeaways that seem to resonate from a supply chain perspective.
(March 30, 2017)
Turvo announced the launch of its revolutionary "collaborative logistics" platform that empowers shippers, brokers and carriers to work together in real-time across the entire supply chain, the first real-time collaborative logistics platform that connects anyone, anywhere to move things. (March 30, 2017)