Media Mentions

Lack of Data Hampers Supply Chain Sustainability Monitoring
Supply Management
by Kamalpreet Badasha
August 1, 2012

…companies were primarily motivated by risk management and enhancing brand reputation when implementing supply chain sustainability initiatives

Supply Chain Sustainability Standards Lacking, Companies Say
Environmental Leader
July 24, 2012

New green technologies and management practices throughout the supply chain will make supply chain sustainability improvements possible, Green Research says. The report identifies supply chain sustainability best practices that include setting specific goals, educating and supporting suppliers, and leveraging emerging standards to collect and analyze sustainability data from the supply chain.

Boutique Chic: Five Great Analysts Who Are Under the Radar
ReadWrite Enterprise
by Cormac Foster
May 3, 2012

… a small, personalized shop that should be able to address most of your environmental concerns directly, but has the connections to pull in other experts where needed.

Waste, Recycling Top Sustainability Issue for Medical Supply Industry
Waste Age
by Allan Gerlat
Apr. 11, 2012

Waste and recycling is a big priority for the medical equipment and supplies industry, yet many companies don’t have sustainability goals, according to a new study.

Sustainability Consultants Find Plenty of Demand for Services
Business News Daily
by Chad Brooks
April 9, 2012

A report by consulting firm Green Research reveals an influx of new sustainability consultants worldwide – 40 percent of whom entered the industry less than three years ago.

Top Medical Equipment Manufacturers Lack Public Sustainability Goals, Focus Efforts on Waste, Report Says
Environmental Leader
April 4, 2012

These companies are still missing significant opportunities, the report said. For example, they have primarily set sustainability goals that are focused on internal operations.

Why Sustainability Consultants Believe their Industry is Sustainable
GreenBiz.com
By Jonathan Bardelline
March 13, 2012

…Schatsky said that long-term prospects for consultants look positive, as many consultants said they have been working on strategies, planning, benchmarking and metrics, all steps taken by companies in the early stages of sustainability work. After that will come opportunities for consulting on more tactical matters, he said, like packaging, energy efficiency and carbon emissions.

Five Questions about Conflict Minerals
Emerging Markets ESG
March 5, 2012

Quote: In a nutshell, we found that the law will impose real costs on companies, but not as much as detractors suggest. And there are a range of benefits, from improving risk management, to driving innovation, that may be available as a consequence of complying with the new rules.

Reducing Supply-Chain Impacts Top Sustainability Issue for Companies in 2012
Daily Environment Report

Quote: “Companies without robust programs to improve supply chain sustainability may eventually get tagged as greenwashers.”

(Bloomberg BNA, registration required)
January 10, 2012

Companies’ 2012 Sustainability Plans: Focus on Employees, Suppliers
Environmental Leader
November 30, 2011

Sustainability Leaders Say Tracking and Reporting Systems Fall Short
Sustainable Plant
October 17, 2011

Oil and Gas Companies Shun Sustainability Goals
GLOBE-Net
October 12, 20011

Few Oil & Gas Firms Set Environmental Goals
Environmental Leader
October 11, 2011

What Makes Consumers Care About the Smart Grid?
Greentech Media
By Katherine Tweed
September 13, 2011

Most Soft Drink Makers Lack Recycling Goals
Environmental Leader
September 13, 2011

Q&A: Processing Sustainably
Food Manufacturing
Interview by Lindsey Coblentz
August 25, 2011

Alcohol Makers Set Fewer Sustainability Goals
Environmental Leader
August 16, 2011

Banks Use More Paper Despite E-Statements’ Popularity
Bank Technology News
By Jeremy Quittner
August 12, 2011

Pharma Sets Few Supply Chain Goals, Report Finds
Environmental Leader
August 4, 2011

How to Set Green Goals by Learning from Industry Leaders
GreenBiz.com
By Leslie Guevarra
July 26, 2011

How to Set Sustainability Goals
Sustainable Business Forum
Elaine Cohen
July 24, 2011

“Continual Improvement” Using Sustainability Metrics
Sustainable Business Forum
by Dave Meyer
June 23, 2011

Transparency, Regulations Drive LCA Popularity
GreenBiz.com
By Jonathan Bardelline
May 17, 2011

Corporations Turning To Life Cycle Assessment For New Sustainability Gains
Sustainable Life Media
by Bart King
May 12, 2011

Influence is a Budget Multiplier for Sustainability Officers
Sustainable Life Media
by Bart King
March 17, 2011

Sustainability Leadership: Mastering the art of Influence
CSRlive Commentary
by Elaine Cohen
March 15, 2011

Sustainabili . . . why?
Inside Higher Ed
By G. Rendell
March 8, 2011

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