Sourcemap is a tool for producers, business owners, and consumers that allows them to understand the impact of supply chains. Our site is a social network where anyone can contribute to a shared understanding of the “story” that underlies a product.
Companies in many industries are trying to answer questions about water, energy and natural resource usage, related to the full lifecycle of products and services across their entire supply chain. Their efforts often lead to surprising findings.
Small businesses in America can make an enormous impact on the environment through sustainable initiatives. But how do you accomplish your desire to do good without sacrificing the bottom line? And what tools are available to help you in your job?
We need to do a lot fast to save the planet & being really good at sharing resources is critical. This sharing is enabled by what I call the “sustainability commons” – that virtual place where people and our sustainability resources interact.
There are a number of widely used performance frameworks that use leading indicators to foster the long-range thinking that is so important in the world of sustainability. As opposed to using lagging indicators such as the Walmart Sustainability Index.
Scarcity of natural resources will leave the consumer industry exposed to higher & more volatile pricing. By 2020 it is estimated there will be 1 billion more consumers worldwide, resulting in an imbalance with demand for nat. res. outstripping supply.