Improving the bottom line and the environment: Green Supply Chain Forum proves both are sustainable business goals.

Today’s companies face the challenge of implementing environmentally sound operational practices while balancing growth and opportunity in what is clearly the most demanding business climate in decades. The urgency of these issues sat top of mind among the attendees at the Green Supply Chain Forum held February 19-20, 2009, and hosted by the College of […]

Study provides insight into green supply chain management.

With all the talk about sustainability and the need to reduce our carbon footprint, just how far have companies come in their efforts to meet these challenges? That overarching question shaped a survey conducted by researchers within the Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management in the College of Business Administration, collaborating with those from other […]

Forum explores how green business can make sense and cents.

More than 100 participants attended the Green Supply Chain Forum in February, 2008. As businesses strive to remain competitive, green initiatives can make a difference. Rather than being a drawback, environmentally friendly policies can “help companies be innovative, make money, fulfill their social responsibilities, and enhance their brands,” said Hernan Vera (MBA ’90), group director, […]