13 Jun '12, 4pm

How cows, chemicals and Walmart benefit from sustainability metrics

How cows, chemicals and Walmart benefit from sustainability metrics

Last week, we looked in to Walmart's use of the metrics underlying the Sustainability Index to drive changes in its supply chain. Presented at a panel the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, Walmart's Jeff Rice was just one of several corporate leaders to share how they plan to use The Sustainability Consortium's measurement systems to boost efficiency throughout their supply chains. In addition to Rice, Walmart's director of sustainability; also participating in the panel were Cristian Barcan, director of sustainability with the nutrition and health division at BASF; James Reagan, senior vice president of research, education and innovation at the National Cattleman's Beef Association; Mike Faupel, director of operations at TSC; and Charlene Wall-Warren, sustainability leader for BASF North America who served as moderator. The TSC is ramping up its development of m...

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