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Eco-label ‘jungle’ thwarts purchases: report | Labels & Legislation News

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Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain.

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71% of Consumers Think Green When Purchasing

71% of Consumers Think Green When Purchasing | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
A record-high 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop, up from 66 percent in 2008, according to research from Cone Communications.
Some 7 percent consider the environment every time they shop while 20 percent...

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Keep British universities fossil fuel free

Keep British universities fossil fuel free | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
Oxford University’s partnership with Shell has provoked protest – and there’s more to come, explains People & Planet’s Louise Hazan.
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6 growing corporate sustainability trends - Mother Nature Network (blog)

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Mother Nature Network (blog) 6 growing corporate sustainability trends Mother Nature Network (blog) Ernst & Young LLP and GreenBiz Group conducted a survey in late 2012 of executives and other sustainability-minded thought leaders, asking the group...
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Personal Procurement for Wales | Grangetown Jack

The buzz word in Local and National Government politics is 'procurement'. Absolutely every politician in Wales is talking up 'buying local' as a way of supporting local business and they have my full support.
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Green energy boss Dale Vince accuses Government of risking energy security ... - The Independent

Green energy boss Dale Vince accuses Government of risking energy security ... - The Independent | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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The MTA's $1 MetroCard 'green' fee is producing unexpected revenue for the ... - New York Daily News

The MTA's $1 MetroCard 'green' fee is producing unexpected revenue for the ... - New York Daily News | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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TfL starts £15m technical consultancy procurement - ComputerworldUK

TfL starts £15m technical consultancy procurement - ComputerworldUK | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
TfL starts £15m technical consultancy procurement
ComputerworldUK
Transport for London (TfL) is tendering a technical testing, analysis and consultancy services framework contract worth up to £15 million over four years.
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What Could 3D Printing Mean for the Supply Chain? - The 21st Century Supply Chain - Perspectives on Innovative (blog)

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The 21st Century Supply Chain - Perspectives on Innovative (blog)
What Could 3D Printing Mean for the Supply Chain?
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Some simple guidelines for responsible Supply Chain Management | Lorton Consulting

Some simple guidelines for responsible Supply Chain Management | Lorton Consulting | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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Inventory in the Hospital Supply Chain | Supply Chain Index

Inventory in the Hospital Supply Chain | Supply Chain Index | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
The hospital supply chain is predicated on balancing dueling objectives of patient care and lowest cost. It is a difficult balance, but hospital supply chains are rising to the challenge as never before.
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Triple Point Technology buys WAM supply chain software firm - Philadelphia Business Journal

Triple Point Technology buys WAM supply chain software firm - Philadelphia Business Journal | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
Triple Point Technology buys WAM supply chain software firm
Philadelphia Business Journal
WAM Systems is a Plymouth Meeting, Pa., provider of supply-chain planning and optimization software and services for process manufacturers.
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Reader's sustainability resolutions: our favourites so far - The Guardian

Reader's sustainability resolutions: our favourites so far - The Guardian | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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Reader's sustainability resolutions: our favourites so far
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From the wild to the wacky, our readers have not failed to surprise us with their entries to our readers resolutions competition 2013.
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McDonald's Increases Sustainability in Supply Chain

McDonald's Increases Sustainability in Supply Chain | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
McDonald's USA, McDonald's Canada, And Their Franchisees to invest Over $6.5M In Agricultural Technical Assistance Program

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EcoVadis's comment, April 26, 2013 1:01 PM
Certified coffee sourcing has become mainstream as shown by the Rainforest Alliance (http://rainforest-alliance.org/newsroom/news/sustainable-coffee-grows), but what about other food raw materials?
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Certified coffee sourcing has become mainstream as shown by the Rainforest Alliance (http://rainforest-alliance.org/newsroom/news/sustainable-coffee-grows), but what about other food raw materials?

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Planet Passes Daily 400 PPM CO2 Milestone - March Toward Disaster

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May 10, 2013 Common Dreams

IN 'MARCH TOWARD DISASTER' WORLD HITS DAILY 400 PPM CO2 MILESTONE

Levels of atmospheric CO2 have never been this high in human history; will 'rise in carbon be matched by rise in climate activism'?... http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/05/10-5

 

May 10, 2013 AL GORE : 400 PPM
Yesterday, for the first time in human history, concentrations of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, hit 400 parts per million in our planet's atmosphere. This number is a reminder that for the last 150 years -- and especially over the last several decades -- we have been recklessly polluting the protective sheath of atmosphere that surrounds the Earth and protects the conditions that have fostered the flourishing of our civilization http://www.huffingtonpost.com/al-gore/carbon-dioxide-400-parts-per-million_b_3253361.html?ref=topbar

 

May 10, 2013 New York Times
CARBON DIOXIDE LEVEL PASSES LONG-FEARED MILESTONE.  NOW AT 400ppm C02 Daily http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

April 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography
WHAT DOES 400 ppm LOOK LIKE?  THE KEELING CURVE  http://keelingcurve.ucsd.edu/what-does-this-number-mean/

 

April 17, 2013 Reuters
CLEAN ENERGY PROGRESS TOO SLOW TO LIMIT GLOBAL WARMING: REPORT http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/17/us-carbon-energy-warming-idUSBRE93G05A20130417?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

 

 May 10, 2013 Huffington Post Green

ATMOSPHERIC CO2 DAILY CONCENTRATIONS SURPASS 400PPM MILESTONA - NASA http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/10/atmospheric-co2-concentrations_n_3253757.html?utm_hp_ref=green

 

April 29, 2013 Huffington Post Green

ATMOSPHERIC CO2 TO PASS MAJOR MILESTONE

Scientists monitoring global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations report that, for the first time in human history, CO2 levels could soon rise above 400 parts per million for a sustained period of time in much of the Northern Hemisphere.... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/29/400-ppm-atmospheric-co2_n_3179617.html

 

May 9, 2013 Guardian Environment
METEORITE CRATER REVEALS FUTURE OF A GLOBALLY WARMED WORLD http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/may/09/meteorite-crater-global-warming

 

ARCTIC OCEAN 'ACIDIFYING' RAPIDLY' - HIGHEST LEVELS IN 55 MILLION YEARS - ARCTIC TO BE -ICE-FREE IN TWO YEARS http://sco.lt/6qm61h

 

April 24, 2013 USA TODAY
CARBON DIOXIDE NOW AT HIGHEST LEVEL IN FIVE MILLION YEARS http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2013/04/24/carbon-dioxide-keeling-curve-global-warming/2110445/

 

April 8, 2013
CARBON-DIOXIDE LEVELS ARE AT THEIR HIGHEST POINT IN AT LEAST 800, 000 YEARS http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/08/carbon-dioxide-levels-are-at-their-highest-point-in-at-least-800000-years/

 

April 22, 2013 Climate Space
TO RECLAIM OUR FUTURE, WE MUST CHANGE THE PRESENT. OUR PROPOSAL FOR CHANGING THE SYSTEM AND NOT THE CLIMATE http://climatespace2013.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/to-reclaim-our-future-we-must-change-the-present-our-proposal-for-changing-the-system-and-not-the-climate/

 

May 9, 2013 Reuters
WOMEN ARE 'KEY DRIVERS' IN CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION http://www.trust.org/item/20130509115923-g3z4e/?source=shtw

 

 April 2013 ELDIS

PROTECTING CARBON TO DESTROY FORESTS??!! : LAND ENCLOSURES AND REDD+ http://sco.lt/7DYN17

 

February 21, 2013 - Redd Monitor
REDD Plus or REDD “Light”? BIODIVERSITY, COMMUNITIES AND FOREST CARBON CERTIFICATION http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/02/21/redd-plus-or-redd-light-biodiversity-communities-and-forest-carbon-certification/

 

THE CURSE OF INDUSTRIAL, CHEMICAL-BASED FERTILIZERS http://sco.lt/7oRwsT

 

THS SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION IS UPON US.  CAN HUMANS SURVIVE? http://sco.lt/630INt

 

THE STATE OF THE WORLD: IS IT TOO LATE FOR SUSTAINABILITY http://sco.lt/4ueEQz

 

 

 

 

 


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Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change global apparel supply chains? - Crain's Chicago Business

Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change global apparel supply chains? - Crain's Chicago Business | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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Research and Markets: The Global Procurement Outsourcing Market To Grow At ... - Business Wire (press release)

Research and Markets: The Global Procurement Outsourcing Market To Grow At ... - Business Wire (press release) | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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Research and Markets: The Global Procurement Outsourcing Market To Grow At ...
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One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the significant cost reduction.
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Wheat production to drive down procurement, not pvt buying in in FY'14 - Business Standard

Wheat production to drive down procurement, not pvt buying in in FY'14 - Business Standard | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
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Wheat production to drive down procurement, not pvt buying in in FY'14
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Official reasoning was that a brisk buying by private traders to build inventories has resulted in cut in procurement estimates.
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The competitive edge in practising sustainability - The Business Times - Business Times (subscription)

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The competitive edge in practising sustainability - The Business Times
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"Sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have.
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Three Drivers are Pushing Sustainability into an Investment Megatrend in 2013 - Triple Pundit

Three Drivers are Pushing Sustainability into an Investment Megatrend in 2013 - Triple Pundit | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
Three Drivers are Pushing Sustainability into an Investment Megatrend in 2013 Triple Pundit One of these drivers is the accounting industry's investigation into accounting policies and practices that will account for the financial liability of a...
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Big business and sustainability: the missing links - The Guardian (blog)

Big business and sustainability: the missing links - The Guardian (blog) | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)
Big business and sustainability: the missing links
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As another year begins, big business will continue falling well short of taking the leadership role on the sustainability the world urgently needs.
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How to make progress on collaboration for sustainability - The Guardian (blog)

How to make progress on collaboration for sustainability - The Guardian (blog) | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog) How to make progress on collaboration for sustainability The Guardian (blog) As The Guardian's Jo Confino wrote at the close of the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, "the most often used phrases in the many meetings I attended...
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End of an Era for State Procurement Board - AllAfrica.com

End of an Era for State Procurement Board - AllAfrica.com | Green Procurement | Scoop.it
End of an Era for State Procurement Board
AllAfrica.com
The move by Government to streamline operations of the State Procurement Board will definitely improve efficiency in the public sector.
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Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2013 « Supply Chain ...

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Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2013. 01/3/2013 at 6:32 pm | Marieke | No Comments. Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Time is scarce, but to take one step away from reality every now and then ...
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Mr. Green Jeans: Levi's Detoxifies Its Supply Chain - TIME

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Mr. Green Jeans: Levi's Detoxifies Its Supply Chain TIME Just a few weeks after the report came out, Levi's announced that it would work to detoxify its supply chain, committing itself to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals from its entire...
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