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Sustainable Supply Chains in Chinese Factories - Part 2 http://ow.ly/Ng2XT
This is Part 2 of a two-part interview with Nate Sullivan of Efficiency Exchange, provider of sustainability software and services to manufacturers.  He highlights some of the challenges faced by Chinese factories in implementing their sustainable supply chain programs. On Tuesday, we posted a Part 1 of this interview from the SSC archives  - enjoy: SSC: How much time and effort should a supplier factory reasonably expect to spend ...
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Sustainable Supply Chains in Chinese Factories http://ow.ly/Na1BC
Enjoy this 2013 interview from the SSC archives: An increasing number of companies are implementing sustainable supply chain programs. These programs usually include requests to suppliers to fill out long surveys, track and report data, and develop internal management systems to improve factory-level sustainability performance. At Strategic Sustainability Consulting, we believe that effective supply chain engagement on sustainability...
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Seven Questions to Focus Sustainability Leadership http://ow.ly/MRNI4
Enjoy this 2012 article written by SSC president Jennifer Woofter that was featured in Environmental Leader: Sustainability leadership is a challenging issue I’ve seen crop up in a variety of situations recently, including: * Lower-level employees on a volunteer green team, trying to steer their companies down a greener path * Newly appointed Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) charged with the momentous task of ...
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Five of the Best Sustainable Packaging Resources http://ow.ly/MyAVM
Enjoy this blog post from the SSC archives: There is a TON of really annoying packaging getting in the way of sustainability. (And here is a list of 12 great examples, just in case you needed a refresher.) To combat the problem, we're rounding up a list of our favorite smart packaging resources:  1. Consumer Goods Forum In November 2011, the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) released its, “Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability (GP...
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What Does It Take to Be Environmentally Sustainable in the Retail Sector? http://ow.ly/Mfecv
By: Alexandra Kueller Last week we introduced the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) brand new Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix. The Matrix hopes to be a tool that will be used by sustainability executives, individual companies, and industry-wide. We also noted that while the Matrix is designed with the retail industry in mind, we think that is has a wide applicability beyond just the retail sector. Today...
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Introducing RILA’s 2015 Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Index http://ow.ly/LUKYC
By: Alexandra Kueller The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) recently announced their brand new Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix. The Matrix, which is based on Deloitte and RILA’s knowledge of the retail industry and its sustainability programs, hopes to be a tool that will be used by sustainability executives, individual companies, and industry-wide. (Although this matrix is designed with the retail industry...
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Is Your Company Facing Potential Sustainability Road Blocks? - News from Strategic Sustainability Consulting http://ow.ly/NbI0y
Hi there,. Thanks to everyone who responded with book suggestions last month -- I have a long list of great reads ahead of me this summer. (And if you haven't already ready it, I *highly* recommend Station Eleven. I read it in a single day and couldn't put it down.) Hope you enjoy our newsletter ...
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Moving Beyond Cultural Competency to Equity Literacy http://ow.ly/MXFwI
By: Alexandra Kueller Take a look at the people that make up your workplace. How diverse is the group? Are they inclusive people? How do they react when someone displays a certain bias? All of these aspects are important to any workplace, because not only can these signs be indicative of a business’s reputation, but it can also monitor the success of how well everyone within the organization works together. To help bring all of th...
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What Does It Take to Be Environmentally Sustainable in the Retail Sector? - Part 2 http://ow.ly/MFdW3
By: Alexandra Kueller Two weeks ago, we introduced the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) brand new Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix. The Matrix hopes to be a tool that will be used by sustainability executives, individual companies, and industry-wide. We also noted that while the Matrix is designed with the retail industry in mind, we think that is has a wide applicability beyond just the retail sector. ...
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Best of the Blog - April 2015 http://ow.ly/MlIN5
Each month, we highlight some of our more popular content on the SSC blog! In case you missed them, here's a round-up of our most popular blog posts from this past month. These are the articles that received the most attention from our online audience. Check them out!  1. 3 Skill Sets Every Sustainability Consultants Should Have 2. Puma, Adidas, Under Armour - Who Has the Best Sustainability Sustainability 3. Do Sustai...
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Choosing Sustainability Management Software for Your Business http://ow.ly/M1Rl4
This article was written as an expansion of our white paper “Choosing Sustainability Management Software for your Business” published in July 2011.  If you’re looking for information on how to make your software selection, check out the full article.  If you just want to make sense of this particular topic, keep reading. Enjoy: Now that you’ve decided to purchase sustainability software, an important related decision is whether or no...
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10 Steps to Building a Better Business Case http://ow.ly/LoJ6k
This article was written as an expansion of our white paper “Choosing Sustainability Management Software for your Business” published in July 2011. Enjoy: As part of your decision making process, you need to make a business case – in financial terms (and maybe some softer measures) – in order to make sure you that you are on the right track.  The outline below should help guide your thought process in fleshing out what the benefits m...
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Strategic Sustainability Consulting provides organizations with the tools and expertise they need to actively manage their social and environmental impacts. We specialize in helping under-resourced organizations implement sustainable solutions usually reserved for large, multinational companies.