Supply Chain Information

Major purchasers, from Fortune 500 companies to Federal and state governments, are requiring green standards for bidders to win contracts. The Environmental Help Desk is here to help your business understand and meet green supply chain requirements in order to compete.

May
14
2013
Supply Chain Information: (Electronic) Information

Sector Name: (Electronic) Information SIC code: 51 Major Players Software Microsoft IBM Oracle SAP Ericsson Hewlett Packard Internet Publishers Interactive Corp IAC Glam Media, Answers Network Daily Motion Network Federated Media Network AOL Broadcasting Television NBC CBS ABC FOX Radio Clear Channel Communications Cox Radio, Entercom Communications, Sirius XM Telecommunication Verizon …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Apr
30
2013
Supply Chain Information: Manufacturing

Sector Name: Manufacturing SIC code: 31-33   Major Players BMW Mercedes Benz VW Intel Phillips Lighting CEMEX (2011) Nissan North America, Inc. (2011) ConocoPhillips (2011)   Major Issues Affecting the Industry A major concern for manufacturers is how to increase production and efficiency while reducing carbon emissions. One way in …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Mar
27
2013
Supply Chain Information: Print Media

Sector Name Information: Print Media SIC code 51   Major Players Newspaper Publishing Companies   Gannett Company The New York Times Company News Corporation McClatchy Company Dow Jones & Co.   Book Publishers   HarperCollins Random House imon & Schuster Macmillan Penguin Group Hachette Book Group   Magazine Publishers   …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Mar
20
2013
Supply Chain: Health Care and Social Assistance

Sector Name: Health Care and Social AssistanceSIC code: 62   Major Players Health Care Product Suppliers:   Abbott Labs Baxter InternationalBD Covidien Cardinal   Hospital Systems/Groups:   Ascension Health Community Health Systems Hospital Corporation of America Kaiser Permanente Premier Inc. VA Hospitals   Major Issues Below are five general areas …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Mar
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Accommodations & Food

Sector Name: Accommodations & Food Supply Chain SIC code: 73 The implementation of sustainable methods within the food supply chain has become an industry standard. It is common for large distributors to use bio-fuels, fuel-efficient vehicles, locally grown produce, and sustainability reports throughout their operations. Major food distributors like SYSCO …

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Willie Wright is a first year PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina. Prior to his admittance he worked as a Research Assistant on the Research on Food and Farming for All (ROFFA) project, a National Science Foundation sponsored initiative, which assessed the...
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Feb
27
2013
Supply Chain Information – Construction

Sector Name:  Construction SIC Code: 23   Major Players in the Construction Industry Bechtel Koch Industries Kiewit Corp. Renco Group CH2M Hill Guardian Industries Clark Enterprises Kohler Berry Plastics Gilbane   Major Issues Affecting the Industry Doing business with large construction companies will require identifying your goods or services, researching …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Feb
20
2013
Supply Chain Information: Film Production

Sector Name: Electronic Information – Film and Television Production SIC code: 512110   Major Players Fox Entertainment Group Paramount Motion Pictures Group DreamWorks Sony Pictures Entertainment MGM Holdings, INC. NBC Universal Time Warner Walt Disney motion Pictures Group ABC Studios   Major Issues Location  Location considerations play a key role in …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Feb
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Retail Trade

Sector Name: Retail Trade SIC Code: 44-45   Major Players in the Retail Trade Industry Walmart VF Corporation Kohl’s McDonald’s Starbucks VF Corporation Procter & Gamble   Major Issues Affecting the Industry The retail industry is responsible for the largest energy bills and is the second largest emitter of greenhouse …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
29
2013
Supply Chain Information: Warehousing

Sector Name: Warehousing SIC Code: 48-49     Major Players: DHL Genco ATC Jacobson Companies Americold CEVA Logistics     Major Issues The environmental issues surrounding warehousing and distribution centers initially revolve around the building materials used for their construction and renovation as well as the amount of land developed …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
11
2013
Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation – Air Freight

Sector name: Transportation and Warehousing – Air Freight SIC Code: 45   Major Players   FedEx UPS United Airlines Delta Airlines American Airlines   Major Issues Energy use and air emissions are major issues for airlines, particularly since the rise in oil prices made fuel the largest cost for U.S. …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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