The Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability
Working to increase sustainability throughout your supply chain can deliver a number of powerful business benefits, from greater control over risk and costs to realizing efficiencies and enhancing one’s own corporate culture. The Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability, from Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), and its sister report entitled “Maximizing Benefits from a Sustainable Supply Chain”, lay out a clear case for why and how to really make your sustainable supply chains drivers of business success.
Sustainability in food retail reaches far beyond just our buying decisions. One of the next great leaps in food system sustainability involves buyers working directly alongside their suppliers to increase the sustainability of their products. The Fieldprint Calculator is an online tool giving farmers the information and feedback they need to optimize their practices, using easily obtainable data about their own unique farm and field conditions. This tool, and several accompanying reports, have been developed by the Keystone Alliance, which represents companies and support organizations from every part of the food supply chain, and beyond. Keystone Alliance for Sustainability’s “Fieldprint Calculator”
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