Honda is sharing its expertise in helping car dealers adopt more environmentally responsible business practices and cut costs. The Honda "Green Dealer" Guide synthesizes the company's experience over the past three years helping its US dealers reduce their energy consumption through its Environmental Leadership Program. So far, the program has helped 45 Honda and Acura dealers collectively reduce their annual CO2 emissions by around 5,000 tons and cut their cumulative annual operating costs by
A group of giant agri players, including Coca-Cola, Proctor & Gamble and Unilever, has set out plans that will inform its drive towards more sustainable agriculture in the US in the coming years.
The 66 grower organisations, agribusinesses, food, beverage and retail firms that make up the Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture have committed to achieve a series of goals designed to find sustainable practices for corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, rice, potatoes and other crops. Th
Dunkin’ Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build sustainable, energy-efficient restaurants and says it will work with franchisees and construction managers to build 100 new “DD Green” certified restaurants by the end of 2016.
The Enough Project is calling on jewellery companies to “develop transparent policies about their gold sourcing practices” as part of efforts to prevent funds going to armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In this guest post, Procurement Leaders invites Acquisti & Sostenibilità’s Luca Guzzabocca to share some insights from recent benchmarking research into the sustainability supply chain performance of large businesses.
Green Freight Europe (GFE) has awarded UPS and Deutsche Post DHL with their ‘first leaf’ - an award given to companies that have shared CO2 data and information on policies, strategy and intentions to reduce CO2 emissions stemming from transport operations. Other companies, among them Heineken, IKEA, Krummen Kerzers and Aviko, were also awarded the first leaf.