07 Apr '11, 6pm

P&G Scorecard Puts Supply Chain on Notice

P&G Scorecard Puts Supply Chain on Notice

OAKLAND, CA — The number of companies that responded to Procter & Gamble's first supplier environmental scorecard exceeded P&G's expectations, and after a few tweaks the scorecard will be sent out to even more suppliers and start affecting how P&G rates them. "Simply put, the scorecard matters," said P&G Chief Purchasing Officer Rick Hughes during a webcast today. The scorecard, released about a year ago, asks suppliers about their resource use and emissions, and also seeks ideas related to sustainability. The initial scorecard was send to 383 of P&G's biggest suppliers and intended to make sure the company could get clear data and feedback. With about 310 companies responding, and many reporting on energy use, direct and indirect emissions, and waste, P&G will send out an updated version to around 600 suppliers and for the first time use the scores to calculate suppliers'...

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