19 Dec '11, 1pm

How the Sustainability Consortium Creates 'Hot Spots' for Innovation

How the Sustainability Consortium Creates 'Hot Spots' for Innovation

What if there was one source for comprehensive and credible information about the environmental and social sustainability of everyday products? Could such a resource accelerate the environmental and social change we need across the retail industry, from suppliers to retailers to consumers? In 2009, Walmart provided the initial funding for The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) to help answer these questions and make such a resource a reality. The goal of TSC is to develop and promote science and integrated tools that can improve informed decision making for sustainability throughout the entire lifecycle of everyday products. GreenBiz.com's recent interview with Bonnie Nixon , TSC's executive director provides a great overview of the consortium's efforts. But creating a comprehensive system to evaluate the sustainability of products in a rigorous, credible and transparent way ...

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