Sustainability has become the second top business challenges according to a new survey of Canadian and global supply chain managers by Capgemini Consulting. 56% of companies now consider sustainability a key issue, up sharply from 34% from one year ago. Read this post on the details of the report, the key success factors to sustainable purchasing, and how to apply the 4R approach to reduce supply chain costs.
George Kneisel is a Toronto based strategic sourcing consultant interested in strategic sourcing & sustainable supply chain management. Prior to consulting for a range of clients including sustainable product companies, George worked at various Magna International companies in North America and Europe, most recently as Director of Purchasing. He has an MBA from Queen’s University, and a BA in Economics. He can be reached at georgkneisel AT netscape DOT net.