The Key to Sustainable Commerce

The world’s largest companies hold the key to setting global commerce on an environmentally sustainable path.

The leaders have realized that their biggest impacts are often outside of their direct control, in their supply chains. Apparel maker Puma, for instance, has calculated that over 90 percent of the environmental costs of water use and greenhouse gas emissions connected with its business are attributable to its suppliers’ activities. The world’s biggest companies can change the sustainability game by sharing their environmental goals and their expertise with key suppliers. Leading companies are already doing this. Other companies that expect to lead or even to maintain their relevance in the future will need to seize this opportunity too. Read the article here.

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