Supply Chains

The Supply Chain and the Carbon Footprint

Can companies tweak their supply chain operations to produce lower carbon dioxide emissions? Is that desirable? A recent study by the consulting company Accenture found that only 10% of the…



Flu Pandemic Could Cause Blackouts

An influenza pandemic could turn out the lights in large parts of the U.S. where coal-fired power plants predominate, according to a recent study by the University of Minnesota’s Center…