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  • Conscious consumers and legal requirements such as ESG reporting are increasingly calling on companies to decarbonize the entire value chain. However, many businesses have so far only monitored their SCOPE-1 and SCOPE-2 emissions: direct CO2 emissions within their own company and indirect emissions from energy suppliers. Meanwhile, the SCOPE-3 emissions of the supply chain are still insufficiently recorded. We present a number of examples to show where companies can start and what measures they can take.

  • To ensure long-term competitiveness, companies must integrate ecological and social criteria into their target systems and their decisions. So where can companies start? Anna Schuldt, business analyst and sustainability expert at Hermes International, advises those in charge to be anything, but afraid of the task.

  • Transparent supply chains, reusability of returns and environmentally friendly packaging: Sustainability in e-commerce is certainly a trending topic. Purchasing decisions are increasingly dependent on sustainability aspects. But what does this mean precisely, and what challenges does it entail for companies?

  • Not only consumers and politicians, but also a growing number of companies see sustainable business as future-oriented. This was confirmed by the figures of the latest Hermes Barometer. Almost three quarters of the logistics managers surveyed believe that they can only remain competitive by implementing environmentally responsible criteria. Alas, there are more reasons why companies are increasingly focusing on a green supply chain.

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    by Editorial Office

    The number of companies documenting their CO₂ footprint has increased sharply in recent months. However, for many, the road to a sustainable supply chain is still quite long…

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