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The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics
The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics presents the findings of qualitative research, along with an online survey conducted by GreenBiz in June 2017 among a sample of respondents within the GreenBiz Intelligence Panel.

Starbucks Future Includes More Mobile, More Food, More China, and More Veterans
Starbucks outlined its plan for the future, one that will focus on human connection, relevant innovation, and the company’s fastest growing market, China, as it moves forward with new president and CEO Kevin Johnson.

The Growth of the Circular Economy
This report summarizes results based on a survey of the GreenBiz Intelligence Panel, consisting of executives and thought leaders in the area of corporate environmental strategy and performance, who provide their expertise and perspective on advances in corporate sustainability.

First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts in Portland, Ore
UPS is now delivering some of its packages in Portland, Oregon, with a prototype electric-assist tricycle, with plans to deploy additional e-bike deliveries next year if successful to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics.

Starbucks Unveils Plans for 12000 New Stores over Next 5 Years, New Roastery & Reserve Stores
US coffee shop chain Starbucks has announced plans to add 12,000 more stores worldwide after it unveiled a new five-year growth plan which will attempt to increase its annual revenue by 10% and leverage the new roasteries and reserve stores to elevate the Starbucks brand.

How Do You Like Your (Sustainable) Coffee?
This National Coffee Day (September 29, 2016) marks the one-year anniversary of Starbucks One Tree for Every Bag Commitment, an effort by Starbucks customers and partners (employees) to help combat the plague of coffee rust in Latin America.

Starbucks Bringing Leading Italian Artisan Bakery and Food Purveyor Princi to Its Food Supply Chain
The world’s biggest coffee-shop supply chain is buying a stake in Princi, which sells pastries, pizza and pasta in Europe, Starbucks will also act as a global licensee of the Italian company, helping it to expand globally.

What Apple’s Reuse Robot Says About Sustainability and Technology
True innovation means considering what happens to a product at every stage of its life cycle, and Apple's reuse robot, called Liam, disassembles your iPhone when it’s no longer functioning, so the materials inside can live on.

5 Core Competencies of Sustainability Leadership
A competency model is a roadmap for seeking and developing ideal employees. In short, it defines the criteria guiding HR processes such as recruitment and selection, training and development, and compensation.

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
This publication contains the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework", which were developed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

How Much Do You Want To Know About Your Own Company Supply Chain?
Companies would be wise to ensure that all suppliers have gone through due diligence before signing a contract.

Sustainability Talent Management: The New Business Imperative
While much has been written about this competency gap, there is a lack of guidance on how to address it through organizational competency models.

State of Green Business Report 2015
The eighth annual State of Green Business report continues our tradition of opening a window into how, and how much, companies are improving their environmental performance and how much their efforts are making a difference.

Tiffany & Co.‘s New Chief Sustainability Officer on Polishing the Jewelry Supply Chain
Tiffany & Co. has been at the vanguard of efforts to weed out jewelry supply chain abuses by focusing on the traceability of raw materials, participating in human rights advocacy efforts and supporting stricter industry-wide standards.

Lessons from Apple and Walmart: 4 Ways to Really Cut Supply Chain Risk
All too often, supply chain sustainability is reduced to a formulaic mold rather than the adaptable process it should be.


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