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Sustainability: Monitoring the Supply Chain

Today, most manufacturers attempting to monitor and shape the sustainability performance of their suppliers don't base their evaluations on specific KPIs or hard improvement targets.
Today, most manufacturers attempting to monitor and shape the sustainability performance of their suppliers don't base their evaluations on specific KPIs or hard improvement targe… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/sustainability-monitoring-supply-chain/

Paris Hire Cars Go Electric: Vive La Difference?

Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car.
Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car. Yesterday, the city of Paris b… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/paris-hire-cars-go-electric-vive-la-difference/

Can Social Media Shame Manufacturers into Sustainability?

In a recent blog I traced the evolution of free speech, which, in centuries past, actually cost a lot to deliver. Only with the emergence of the Internet and social media has free speech become truly free.
In a recent blog I traced the evolution of free speech, which, in centuries past, actually cost a lot to deliver. Only with the emergence of the Internet and social media has… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/can-social-media-shame-manufacturers-sustainability/

McLaren Premiers Flexible, Eco-Friendly Factory of the Future

UK high performance car maker McLaren, best known for its racing heritage, is aiming for a bigger slice of the global sports car business with a new $79 million, 32,000 square meter, state of the art production facility. Opened today, the new production p…
UK high performance car maker McLaren, best known for its racing heritage, is aiming for a bigger slice of the global sports car business with a new $79 million, 32,000 square met… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/mclaren-premiers-flexible-eco-friendly-factory-future/

Motherhood, Apple Pie, and Manufacturing

When President Obama advocated forcefully for a more globally competitive U.S. manufacturing sector in his highly anticipated jobs speech last week, legislators from both sides of the aisle rose and applauded. Clearly, at a time of slow or no jobs growth …
When President Obama advocated forcefully for a more globally competitive U.S. manufacturing sector in his highly anticipated jobs speech last week, legislators from both sides of… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/motherhood-apple-pie-and-manufacturing/

BMW, Roche, PepsiCo Among Dow Jones 2011 Sustainability Leaders

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index announced its 2011 rankings today, recognizing companies that have outperformed their sector peers across a range of sustainability metrics over the last year.
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Sustainability for Competitive Advantage

Manufacturers with mature, effective sustainability programs increasingly say the top strategic objective of those programs is to deliver competitive advantage, according to a survey recently released by IBM's Institute for Business Value.
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J&J Details 2015 Sustainability Roadmap: New Standards for Strategic Suppliers

The last time Johnson and Johnson issued green targets for the next five years was back in 2006.
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Supplier Sustainability: How Fast Can You Move the Needle?

As manufacturers begin to extend sustainability efforts into their supply chains, pushing suppliers to meet emission and other standards and measuring their performance, how quickly can manufacturers expect to see measurable results?
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Sustainability: Could the U.S. Fall Behind?

One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome the spotlight for a number of reasons. First, it's true that manufacturing is…
One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome t… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/sustainability-could-us-fall-behind/

Water Sustainability: Ford Jumps In

Large manufacturing enterprises are starting to focus their sustainability initiatives on water consumption and related issues in addition to Co2 emissions and energy consumption.
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Better Societies Through Manufacturing

Manufacturing can be a powerful engine for generating individual and corporate wealth. That’s as true today as it was at the height of the Industrial Revolution.
Manufacturing can be a powerful engine for generating individual and corporate wealth. That’s as true today as it was at the height of the Industrial Revolution. But manufa… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/better-societies-through-manufacturing/

Is Chinese Manufacturing About To Go Green?

If you have green manufacturing ambitions, could China become your next source of innovative new ideas over the next few years?
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Landfill Gas to Power GM Chevrolet Sonic Plant

There seems to be no end to the ingenious ways in which major companies are now seeking to cut costs by using greener sources of energy.
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Sustainability: Are Customers Willing to Pay More For It?

Manufacturers frequently tell us that customer requirements--more than other factors such as regulation--are driving their investments in sustainable products and processes.
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Does Outsourcing Mask the Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

How have developed countries managed to curb the growth of greenhouse gases they produce and comply with obligations such as the United Nation's Kyoto Protocol?
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How Far Should You Go to Keep Suppliers Alive and Healthy?

When manufacturers go through a major disruption--a business model shift or a halt in production, for example--how should they think about sustaining and supporting key supply partners?
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Sustainability: Is It Just About the Bottom Line?

For some manufacturers in highly-regulated industries, investing in sustainability is the cost of doing business.
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Would Consistent Global Sustainability Regulations Foster More Profitable Manufacturing?

One of the biggest challenges to creating more sustainable global production, product and supply chain strategies, is the many different types and levels of sustainability regulations that exist around the world in each sector.
One of the biggest challenges to creating more sustainable global production, product and supply chain strategies, is the many different types and levels of sustainability regulat… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/would-consistent-global-sustainability-regulations-foster-mo1/

Would Consistent Global Sustainability Regulations Foster More Profitable Manufacturing?

One of the biggest problems in creating more sustainable global production, product and supply chain strategies, is the many different types and levels of sustainability regulations that exist around the world in each sector.
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