Supply Chain Sustainability

Jul 19, 2018  |  Articles

NC State SCRC analytics contribute to KRMA, one of the top ESG funds in the market

More sustainability-minded investors are becoming conscious of what is known as ESG funds.  Investments predicated upon Environmental, Social and Governance best practices evolved from what was once known as socially responsible investments. In its day, SRI was essentially a subtractive […]

May 11, 2018  |  Articles

How sustainable is your food? Ask Field to Market

Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market:  The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, has over ten years of experience in eco-labeling.  FTM was founded in order to address the question of how US agriculture can better define, measure, and advance the […]

Mar 12, 2018  |  Articles

The US needs to step up Biobased investment to catch up with the rest of the world

Multiple discussions gleaned from interviews with executives in biobased product categories emphasize that significant barriers exist in two areas:  1) demand for biobased products that is supported by government incentives, and 2) tax benefits associated with supporting increased research across […]

May 3, 2013  |  Articles

Global Chemical Industry Analysis: Sustainability Industry Report Spring 2013

Executive Summary & Industry Overview: Through the analysis of the various chemical and manufacturing companies, there was a common theme of sustainability addressed. The global chemical industry generates revenue of about $3 trillion and produces precursors and intermediates for most […]

May 3, 2013  |  Articles

High Tech & Electronics Industry: Sustainability Industry Report Spring 2013

Executive Summary The high tech and electronics industrial sector has seen increasing in recent years demand for their goods and services due to the rising consumption in several developing countries as well as due the growth in cloud computing. This […]

May 3, 2013  |  Articles

Consumer Products Sustainability Report Spring 2013

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May 3, 2013  |  Articles

Overview of Industry Sustainability Report Spring 2013

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May 3, 2013  |  Articles

Sustainability Evaluations Report Spring 2013

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Apr 15, 2013  |  Articles

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Education, Entertainment, Hotels, Temporary Help, and Publishing Industries

Executive Summary With increased public attention to sustainability, companies are increasingly developing policies and goals related to green practices. For some companies the movement towards sustainability has accelerated in the past few years. Sustainable practices are extending beyond the company […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Labor & Human Rights Supply Chain: Market Research Aerospace & Defense Sustainability Report

h2. Introduction & Key Issues p. Aerospace & Defense is an industry dependent on high dollar contracts to deliver high end products such as airplanes, fighter jets, tanks and other high dollar items. Since the main driver of this industry […]