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DISCUSSION #3

Cleaning the Chain

How Big Business Can Transform the Supply Chain and Speed Our Transition to the Clean Economy

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Our economy relies on complex, far-flung supply chains that can hide the real impacts of the products we buy, from climate change to human health to wasted precious resources. For the average company, climate emissions along their supply chain are 11 times greater than their direct emissions. In this discussion, we learned what some of our largest businesses are doing to drive positive change throughout their supply chains, what barriers they face, and how we can build on their efforts so that businesses of all sizes can more easily and profitably transition to the emerging clean economy. 

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“One key element that doesn't always make the headlines is the integral role the supply chain plays. Global supply chains often hide the real impact of the products we purchase and services we enjoy.”

MARCUS BARAM

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What We're Reading About Cleaning the Chain

"Benchmarking can reveal hidden ESG strengths within the value chain, as well as show companies where they need to improve to match or outperform industry norms."

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"And if Amazon can be a leader among the Climate Pledge signers, that's a really important step forward", said Rhys Roth.

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Amazon begins the 'huge' lift to shrink the carbon footprint of its devices to reach climate goals.

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