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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Supply Chain: A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

26

May 26, 2015

Supply Chain: Driving Climate Action Through Resilient Supply Chains

Driving Climate Action Through Resilient Supply Chains

BSR's new report guides companies on how to build climate resilience in their supply chains through a three-step framework and case studies featuring BSR member companies.

#Climate Change #Resilience #Supply Chain

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May

14

May 14, 2015

Supply Chain: Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Few companies can do without plastic, but the material causes significant environmental problems. Companies can act by optimizing procurement and waste management practices.

#Environment #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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May

5

May 5, 2015

Supply Chain: New Briefs Outline Sustainability Impacts of Five Commercial Trucking Fuels

New Briefs Outline Sustainability Impacts of Five Commercial Trucking Fuels

Today, BSR’s Future of Fuels group launches a series of fuel sustainability briefs that summarize the market outlook, key issues, and sustainability potential for five fuel categories: petroleum, natural gas, biofuels, electrification, and hydrogen.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Supply Chain

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Apr

8

April 8, 2015

Supply Chain: How to Get a Climate-Resilient Supply Chain

How to Get a Climate-Resilient Supply Chain

BSR will host an event on climate-resilient supply chains in London on May 28, as part of the Spring Forum Series 2015. Before the event—and the launch of a new report—we're sharing tips on how companies can get started on building climate resilience into their supply chains.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Apr

7

April 7, 2015

Supply Chain: Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

BSR worked with Walmart to help train farmers on sustainable agriculture practices—a three-year program that resulted in better produce, lower environmental impacts, and increased revenues for farmers. Here, we reflect on program impacts and lessons learned about sustainability-focused training programs.

#Environment #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #Supply Chain

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Mar

20

March 20, 2015

Supply Chain: The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

In a conversation with David Lawrence, BSR's Tara Norton explores how to engage successfully with suppliers on sustainability.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Mar

4

March 4, 2015

Supply Chain: Improving Sustainability in the Railway Supply Chain

Improving Sustainability in the Railway Supply Chain

Along with six railway companies, BSR is launching Railsponsible, a new sustainable-procurement initiative that is focused on improving sustainability practices in the railway supply chain.

#BSR News #Supply Chain #Transport and Logistics

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Feb

11

February 11, 2015

Category Managers: Do You Know What Your Business Really Needs?

As category managers begin their paths to more sustainable procurement, they should start by asking different questions.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jan

23

January 23, 2015

Supply Chain: Better Procurement Means Sustainable Procurement

Better Procurement Means Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement means more efficient and informed processes that drive value for the business and requires a deeper understanding of risks and opportunities inside the business—and out.

#Procurement #Supply Chain

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