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How Nestlé is Greening the Supply Chain


Nestlé is using science, technology, and innovation to help it to meet the 2030 goal of zero environmental impact across its operations, and net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The company is developing many processes and tools that help it to estimate and lower its overall carbon footprint, for example, KitKat will become a carbon neutral brand by 2025. It was the first global chocolate brand to be made using 100% sustainably sourced cocoa.


California and Europe work in tandem to reach net-zero


California and Europe will work together towards more sustainable regulation and greater use of new technologies. California recently announced its Advanced Clean Cars II plans to phase out sales of gasoline-powers automobiles by 2035. The regulation lays out a step-by-step plan to ensure that all new cars and light trucks sold in California by 2035 …

About that other “I” word! Is anyone happy with Inventory?


There is no gainsaying the fact that Inventory is a double-edged sword. Too little leads to irate customers, and too much of it has margins shrinking along with market capitalisation, as evidenced by the selloff in Walmart and Target shares over the past month.  In a whitepaper written for this publication in January, it was …


Challenges of reducing Carbon Emissions in the transportation industry


The climate crisis is one of the most urgent problems we face today. Even under current policies, temperatures are expected to increase even further than the 1℃ increase since the pre-industrial period.  Why do we need to reduce carbon emissions? Carbon emissions remain in the atmosphere for 100 years, and up to 80% of these …

EU is deliberating on the Fit for 55 package


Due to sustainability regulations emerging on multiple fronts and with increased frequency, recent years have seen a rapidly growing number of initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The European Commission’s Fit for 55 package is the latest ambitious set of measures proposed which is expected to impact the transport sector significantly. Announced in July 2021, …