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August 2014

Improving the Lifecycle Energy Impacts of Notebook Computers in the Production Phase

Dell wanted to improve the lifecycle sustainability impacts of its notebook computers. Through its own work gathering lifecycle data from suppliers, as well as involvement in collaborative initiatives, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s PAIA (Product Attribute to Impact Algorithm) and The Sustainability Consortium, Dell had already identified the hot spots and other critical impacts that must be addressed to substantially improve the sustainability of notebooks.

#Information and Communications Technology #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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August 2014

Purchasing Higher Quality Paint to Save Cost and Make the Case for Sustainability

Of the 5,200 buildings Telenor Real Estate maintains in Norway, most are small buildings made to house technical equipment. For this reason, most of them are situated on islands, along coastlines, on mountaintops, and in other areas with harsh weather.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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June 2011

KKR: Boosting ESG Performance Through a Supply Chain Strategy

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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June 2010

HERproject: Investing in Women Workers for Health and Business Returns

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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June 2010

Walmart: Improving Supplier Energy Efficiency

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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June 2009

Women’s Health Enables Return in Global Supply Chains

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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June 2009

The Automotive Industry Action Group

#Supply Chain #Transport and Logistics

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June 2009

Building Collaboration: The ILO/IFC’s Better Work Program

#Collaboration #Supply Chain

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June 2009

Archer Daniels Midland: A Sustainable Supply Chain for Agribusiness

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Supply Chain

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