The Sustainability Consortium — “TSC” — was launched by the management of Wal-Mart Stores in 2007 with initial funding to the University of Arkansas and Arizona State University to develop approaches to greater sustainability; the Product Category Life Cycle Assessment was made public by the two schools in 2010. The next year TSC partnered with Wageningen University in Holland to its European operations.
Today, there are 2,000 users of TSC tools; the organization convenes more than 75 meetings for 200-plus partnering organizations; and, there are more than 100 member organizations in TSC including: Amazon; Cisco; CDP; Bayer; Dow; Johnson Controls; Mars; Monsanto; Kellogg’s; SAP; and of course, Wal-Mart. (The complete roster is here: https://www.sustainabilityconsortium.org/members.)
In July, “presenting compelling evidence” for leaders in the Corporate Community,” TSC released its second annual “Impact Report” in July.
And the “evidence presented” to corporate supply chain managers (and corporate C-Suite) was…
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