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Sweet Green Tomatoes: Symbiotic Manufacturing Sustainability In Action

Sustainable manufacturing initiatives are becoming ever more inventive, it seems.
Sustainable manufacturing initiatives are becoming ever more inventive, it seems. Talking with Dr. Padmakshi Rana yesterday evening, one of the researchers at the U.K.’s … http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/sweet-green-tomatoes-symbiotic-manufacturing-sustainability/

Sustainability That Customers Will Pay For

Sustainability is in the eye of the beholder. That newfangled aphorism was the theme of the most recent meeting of the Manufacturing Leadership Council.
Sustainability is in the eye of the beholder. That newfangled aphorism was the theme of the most recent meeting of the Manufacturing Leadership Council. In particular, many man… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/sustainability-customers-will-pay/

Lean To Green: Manufacturing’s Biggest Innovation Opportunity?

Still think sustainability doesn’t pay? Try telling that to Robert McDonald, chairman, president, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. In P&G’s latest annual Sustainability Report - released last month, McDonald reveals that his company has saved nearly $1 billi…
Still think sustainability doesn’t pay? Try telling that to Robert McDonald, chairman, president, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. In P&G’s latest annual S… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/blog/lean-green-manufacturings-biggest-innovation-opportunity/

Innovating Out of a Competitive Pressure Cooker

As I sat drinking my morning brew and reading the local news, my eyes naturally gravitated toward a headline about the K-Cup, the one-cup coffee pod that I had popped into my Keurig machine moments before. The article reported that Green Mountain Coffee R…
As I sat drinking my morning brew and reading the local news, my eyes naturally gravitated toward a headline about the K-Cup, the one-cup coffee pod that I had popped into my Keur… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/blog/innovating-out-competitive-pressure-cooker/

Are Made in America claims always honest and true?

Read more with this great Q & A with Julie Reiser of Made in USA Certified.
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How To Be Green & Grow? UK Manufacturers Question Green Growth Policies

In a week when global food and household goods giant Unilever proudly announced it has achieved ‘zero landfill’ across all its 11 UK manufacturing plants, Britain’s manufacturing industry group, the EEF, has raised serious questions about whether current …
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Sustainability Demands Innovative Solutions

Sustainability has come a long way. No longer considered the domain of environmentalists and do-gooders, it’s now generally accepted as a critical business imperative for just about every organization. One of the forces driving this shift, of course, is t…
Sustainability has come a long way. No longer considered the domain of environmentalists and do-gooders, it’s now generally accepted as a critical business imperative for ju… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/blog/sustainability-demands-innovative-solutions/

Sustainability: Could the U.S. Fall Behind?

One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome the spotlight for a number of reasons. First, it's true that manufacturing is…
One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome t… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/blog/sustainability-could-us-fall-behind/

Would Consistent Global Sustainability Regulations Foster More Profitable Manufacturing?

One of the biggest challenges to creating more sustainable global production, product and supply chain strategies, is the many different types and levels of sustainability regulations that exist around the world in each sector.
One of the biggest challenges to creating more sustainable global production, product and supply chain strategies, is the many different types and levels of sustainability regulat… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/would-consistent-global-sustainability-regulations-foster-mo1/

Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense

2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers.
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Save the date- April 19th, Council call: "Sustainable Manufacturing: Where do we go from here?"

Join the next Manufacturing Leadership Council Call, Sustainable Manufacturing: Where do we go from here? - Tuesday, April 19, 11:00 am EST.
Dear Council members, Join the next Manufacturing Leadership Council Call, Sustainable Manufacturing: Where do we go from here? - Tuesday, April 19, 11:00 am EST. As manufac… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/save-date-april-19th-council-call-sustainable-manufacturing/

Will the Green Car Revolution Create New Manufacturing and Supply Chain Opportunities?

Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1). The one-off Phantom 102EX is a prototype, but the company says it is designed to “begin a dialo…
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Specializing to Expand Markets

Many companies find success by creating or exploiting a niche – sometimes inadvertently. A company might, for example, start out as a provider of general-purpose steel bookshelves for offices and storerooms. Then, one day, a potential customer asks if the…
Many companies find success by creating or exploiting a niche – sometimes inadvertently. A company might, for example, start out as a provider of general-purpose steel books… http://www.gil-9events.gilcommunity.com/blog/specializing-expand-markets/

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