Getting Beyond the Basics to Embrace the Science of Sustainability

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Sustainability has become a new dimension to supply chain competitiveness as organizations are increasingly influenced by the broader environment in which they operate. These influences impact the full range of business operations: from product design to production; from sourcing to sales channels; from regulatory reporting to recruiting.

Sustainability initiatives present a complex measurement and management challenge, but they also allow organizations to cut costs, reduce risks, drive revenues, improve their brand reputation and ensure compliance with new environmental focused regulations.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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