In the international and domestic marketplaces, laws and regulations have been implemented to regulate how manufacturers, collectors, recyclers, refurbishers and material processors should behave in an environmentally responsible manner.
Enactment of new environmental laws in the past several years—such as the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives—are forcing companies to plan how they will retake possession of goods from end users at the end of a product’s life cycle.
In the face of these regulatory drivers, being sustainable and environmentally responsible in the reverse supply chain arena is a complex issue.
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The Rise of Sustainable Supply Chains
Environmental Regulations Shaping Today’s Sustainable Supply Chains
Sustainable Supply Chain Integration
Introduction to (Sustainable) Supply Chain Management
The Three Tiers of Sustainability and Supply Chains
Sustainable Supply Chains are Profitable
Case Study Illustrates the Profitability of Sustainable Supply Chains
Collaboration in Sustainable Supply Chains
Sustainable Procurement Guidelines and Procedures
Sustainable Supply Chains
Puma’s Sustainable Supply Chain
PUMA’s Comprehensive Sustainable Strategy Now Includes Environmental Accounting
The Sustainable Supply Chain Efforts of Interface Inc
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Walmart and HP’s Sustainable Supply Chains
Arizona State University and Green Supply Chains
IT Sector Should Leverage Their Supply Chains
Video: Future Supply Chain 2016
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