Supply chains contribute significantly to a firm’s carbon footprint and can amount to four times the organisation’s own operational emissions.
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Donald Trump may not believe climate change is happening, but most business leaders do and it is no surprise to see it top of the agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Many firms and organisations are now working hard to reduce their carbon emissions. And it is not just good public relations. Pressure is building on firms to lead society in the move towards a sustainable future.
But still too few include their supply chain when considering their environmental impact and this is bad news for the environment. Supply chains contribute significantly to a firm’s carbon footprint and can amount to four times the organisation’s own
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