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The Future of Sustainability Requires Data and Transparency

BY JASON SCHENKER, PRESIDENT OF PRESTIGE ECONOMICS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE FUTURIST INSTITUTE® There are many different ways to frame and evaluate sustainability. Sometimes it is couched as environmental, social and governance (ESG) and other times, it is focused on the United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). And in some industries, like supply chain and material handling, emissions are currently ...

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Measuring Risk and Disclosing Data

More materials suppliers than ever are disclosing the environmental impact of their operations and their efforts to offset them, according to the Consumer Data Platform (CDP). Despite pandemic-related disruptions, 8,000 suppliers disclosed their environmental data through CDP in 2020, an increase of 16%. Those suppliers are addressing requests for transparency from 154 major buyers that are members of the CDP ...

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Sustainability on the Rise

BY THE NUMBERS LEADERS SEE SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY AS A GROWING PRIORITY Despite the economic shock and supply chain disruptions from the pandemic, most companies continued their efforts to become more sustainable last year, according to the 2021 State of Supply Chain Sustainability report. Researchers from the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics and the Council of Supply Chain Management ...

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