What We're Reading: Sustainability Software, Agriculture Supply Chains, and Distribution Networks


Every once in awhile, we review and clean out our "saved articles" inbox--a place that we regularly save articles of interest for later access. Today, we thought we'd share with you some of the most interesting tidbits that we've rediscovered: 

Approaches to EHS & Sustainability Data -- a 48-page report that examines the primary tools environment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders use to ensure regulatory compliance, increase efficiency and support public disclosure of sustainability achievements. This year’s report is a snapshot of how companies are using management information systems to track progress, improve performance and facilitate external communication.

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Case Studies in Carbon-Efficient Logistics: Ocean Spray - Leveraging Distribution Network Redesign -- In this case study, the authors present two Ocean Spray initiatives -- distribution network redesign and intermodal shift from road to rail -- that in combination led to a 20% reduction in transportation CO2 emissions, while achieving comparable cost savings across the transportation network.

Sustainable Sourcing of Agricultural Raw Materials: a Practitioner’s Guide -- Now that your company has decided to source its raw materials from sustainable agricultural sources, you can read this guide to help you develop and implement a sustainable sourcing strategy for your company.  

Readers, tell us! What articles, reports, and case studies are you catching up on? Let us know in the comments, or tell us on Twitter (@jenniferwoofter).