Perspectives: Green Supply Chains
It also gives us an opportunity to mainstream the material/business issues, which form critical sustainability parameters for the company.
Implementation of low carbon growth enablers to reduce the carbon footprint of cement, making our cement plants water positive and strengthening our best practices on sustainability
We believe long-term relationships also play an important role in delivering successful outcomes, as they help to build the trust that is necessary to inspire and deliver results.
When governments from more than 190 nations met at COP21, they discussed a potential new global agreement to keep global warming below the 2°C threshold. Companies recognize they have a role to play in helping address climate change but also understand collective action is necessary to truly make a difference.
It is estimated that meat accounts for about 4% of food wastage but 20% of the costs, while 70% of fruit and vegetable output is wasted, accounting for 40% of the total cost . This results in higher prices food products.
Progress is Only Possible by Working in Partner-ship with Farmers, Communities, Governments, Suppliers and Non-profit Partners
Our sustainability goals build on our heritage of leadership in sustainability and ongoing commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
As the global economy evolves to a low carbon model, investors will look more closely at climate-related risk and opportunity.
The long term objective would be to develop closed loop supply chains. Closed loop supply chains are designed to and managed to explicitly consider the reverse and forward supply chain activities over the entire life cycle of the product.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) for a specific sector; RE100 for a specific issue (renewables); and WBCSD for technologies that span the economy all offer pointers to how to do this but we need to step on considerably to fulfil the potential of COP21.
Energy management appears to be the most popular means of GHG emissions reduction followed by adoption of renewable energy. IT, Oil & Gas and other industries focus more on energy management.
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