The Continuous Rise of Sustainable Supply Chain Management

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The Continuous Rise of Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Friday, February 17, 2012 - 7:15am

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The growing focus on supply risk in a recovering economy has proven there to be an opportunity to elevate the strategic role of sustainable supply chain management in business sustainability value creation. With traditional procurement strategies primarily focused on cost savings, our sustainability consulting finds that today’s more progressive sustainability-focused mindsets have shifted supply chain thinking from reduction to optimization.  

Leading supply chain focused organizations define visibility and categorization as a critical first step in managing a sustainable supply chain. We see many companies now leveraging defined business sustainability practices to create a new set of skills in a strategic business organization.

The Digital Supply Chain post, making procurement a 2012 priority, explains how the role of procurement in companies is continuing to expand. With 70 percent of purchasing functions now reporting directly to boards of directors, the article spotlights the importance of the function and offers some tips in developing a sustainable supply chain management program: Click here to continue reading The Continuous Rise of Sustainable Supply Chain Management.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".

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Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Sustainability | Taiga Company | strategic | supply chain | sustainability consulting

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