Sustainable IT resources benefit both businesses and the planet and its inhabitants. Supply chain management executives can take any of several roads to sustainability, including incorporating distributed energy resources and reducing carbon emissions.
Smart companies consider sustainability as innovation’s new frontier. But how can supply chain executives implement more sustainable IT?
Once, it was easy to dismiss sustainability initiatives. After all, the goal of businesses is to make money for shareholders, and sustainability initiatives were perceived to add cost, not reduce it. But today, companies have discovered they can reduce risk and cost by implementing meaningful sustainability initiatives in both operations and the value chain.