e-Waste’s Green Thumb: Grow ROI, Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Earth Week shouldn't be a once a year thought: beyond the public relations moment are ROI, environmental responsibility, and counterfeit risk mitigation that present real opportunities for the electronics supply chain. The e-Stewards Program is just one example of existing pathways for safe asset disposition and responsible ROI opportunities. Electronics waste (e-waste) recycling and refurbishing…

Li Tong Group (LTG) Executive Linda Li to Speak at 9th Annual Hi-Tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe

Hong Kong – LTG, which optimizes Reverse Supply Chain Management (RSCM) services for technology and telecom, is pleased to announce that Linda Li, the company's executive director and corporate vice president, will speak at the 9th annual Hi-Tech and Electronic Supply Chain Summit – Europe. The summit, of which LTG is a Gold Sponsor, takes…

Basware Provides Guidelines to Help Companies Reduce Carbon Footprint, Establish Green Finance Practices

Stamford, CT – Basware, the leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions, today released guidelines to help companies reduce paper and increase green practices by automating key financial processes. At the same time, these guidelines help companies improve their finance operations and reduce costs The global volume of bills and invoices is estimated to total…

The Next-Generation of Responsible Supply Chains

A few years ago, changing consumer perceptions shaped the first socially responsible supply chain management practices. Those initial concepts, meant to demonstrate to consumers that companies were sensitive to growing concern about environmental and social issues, previously targeted one or two key areas such as recycling, waste management, improved water use, or carbon dioxide emission…

Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage Nation’s First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

Atlanta–Call2Recycle, Inc. , North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont. Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C,…

Getting Hands-on Experience in Sustainable Product Design

You've probably heard of Design for Environment (DfE) among the varied “DfX” disciplines. As a supply chain professional at an OEM or contract manufacturer, if you don't know much about this topic, you certainly will in the not-too-distant future. Today, increasing numbers of markets are open only to products that comply with expanding environmental regulations.…