Sustainability is viewed as “environmental, economic, and social well-being for today and tomorrow.”
International Institute for Sustainable Development1
Supply chains are changing—consider for a moment the following:
•Working with supply chain executives, Accenture found empirical evidence of innovative firms creating more sustainable and high-performing supply chains by integrating and collaborating across three performance measures to drive value, namely, cost efficiency; quality of service; AND sustainability.
•All of GE’s industrial business units conducted emission-reduction projects in 2010. ...