Over the past decade and into the new one, there has been a marked shift towards corporate sustainability, transparency, and accountability. More and more large corporations are making commitments to cut their greenhouse gas emissions. With supply chain emissions reaching up to 5.5 times as high as emissions from direct operations, looking at creating a more sustainable supply chain is the logical next step for any company that is committed to its sustainability goals.
WELCOME TO THE ADEC INNOVATIONS BLOG
Have questions for our consultants? Join our webinar on Tuesday, March 24 at 8:00am PDT / 3:00pm GMT for tips on how to improve your CDP performance, and stick around for a live Q&A with experts from ADEC Innovations. Want tips on how to improve now? Read on for the latest advice from ADEC Innovations.
COVID-19 Update: Reaffirming Our Dedication To You
Posted by ADEC Innovations on Mar 17, 2020 3:59:19 PMMORE
As more COVID-19 cases are confirmed in the U.S. and globally, we at ADEC Innovations are taking extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of our staff. During this time of uncertainty and change I want to assure you of our continual commitment to you, our customer, and to the reliable, excellent service you have come to expect from ADEC Innovations.
How Can Oceans, Wetlands, and Other Aquatic Ecosystems Help Tackle Climate Change?
Posted by Hunter Donovan on Mar 17, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
Right now, the entire world has its eye closely fixed on climate change and what the response from countries and corporations will be in the coming years to keep global warming well below 2°C. Why, then, are we focusing on water when we should be looking at greenhouse gas usage and lowering our global footprint? The reason is because the two go hand-in-hand.
3 Ways Organizations Are Reducing Their Impact on Forests
Posted by Adrienne Garcia on Mar 10, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
When was the last time you thought about how much you rely on forests? From helping purify drinking water, to providing building material for our homes, to becoming the paper in our books, trees and forests provide many environmental services that are crucial to our modern lives.
What are the components of effective supply chain management?
Posted by T.J. Reynoso on Feb 11, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
Effective supply chain management (SCM) is essential for any large international retailer. SCM is a complex discipline, drawing together elements of engineering, logistics, IT, and marketing to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. A well-managed supply chain is more dynamic and flexible, better able to meet the changing needs of consumers and the wider market. It can allow brands and retailers to optimize their prices, improve the allocation of their inventory, and identify potential problems at an early stage.
Looking Ahead: Supply Chain Management Trends for 2020
Posted by Ian McGowan on Feb 4, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
Supply chain management plays a crucial role in the operations of globalized business. From planning and sourcing to delivery and logistics, effective supply chain management enables businesses to respond flexibly to changes in consumer demand, market conditions, and other global factors. As such, modern companies seek ways to adapt and optimize their supply chains in order to better achieve their goals. Supply chain management is always changing.
CleanChain: 2019 Supply Chain Sustainability Journeys
Posted by Wendy Ye on Jan 30, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
In 2019, CleanChain™, an ADEC Innovation, experienced impressive levels of growth, and now helps more brands and suppliers work towards cleaner chemistry than ever before. The platform passed a number of milestones in the past year, in terms of international networking and community building as well as growth. Here are some of CleanChain’s most notable achievements from the past 12 months.
The Top 5 Challenges in Retail Supply Chains
Posted by Alex Donovan on Jan 28, 2020 10:15:00 AMMORE
International retail supply chains are vastly complex systems. The task of managing these systems is rife with challenges, large and small. Global supply chains are affected by many different factors, from geographical constraints and international politics, to consumer attitudes. As such, the key supply chain challenges faced by international retail change year-to-year, and often month-to-month. And as we move into a new decade, here are five of the most pressing challenges for retail supply chains.
City Planning: How to Assess Impacts to the Environment
Posted by Kevin Bolland on Dec 23, 2019 10:00:00 AMMORE
Environmental Planning is an industry that is always changing—especially in California. When a project is proposed, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires that impacts to the environment are assessed for their severity.