24 May '12, 4pm

5 lessons from Walmart on making supplier scorecards work for you

5 lessons from Walmart on making supplier scorecards work for you

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) continues to outdistance other firms with the sophistication and scale of its sustainability program for its more than 100,000 suppliers, which stretch beyond purveyors of organic cheese and eggs to makers of the blenders, weed whackers and sweatshirts that fill its shelves around the world. Many firms now have supplier sustainability programs, but few have made this program such an integral part of operations. Jeff Rice, Walmart's director of sustainability, talked to GreenBiz about how Walmart operates its program. The company's lessons learned, outlined below, apply to supplier programs at firms of all sizes. Some supplier scorecard programs are not integrated with the business Supplier scorecard programs at some companies are simply not integrated with operations. They are often run as silo programs from the sustainability office with little involve...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/05/24/5-lessons-walmart...

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