Supply Chain

BraveGen and Safetree Contractor Certification

BraveGen is the system used to deliver contractor certification across the whole of the New Zealand forest industry. The Safetree Contractor Certification Programme provides forestry with an industry standardised assessment of a contractor's suitability to work. This scheme was designed for forestry, by forestry. Jointly funded by ACC and the forestry industry, Safetree™ is part [...]

Global Logistics Emissions Council releases new framework

Planes, trains, ships and automobiles form the backbone of a supply chain and are vital to the global economy. They also generate greenhouse gas emissions, which forward thinking companies aim to control. Carbon accounting and reduction provides a strong business case as well as meeting the expectations of customers, governments and investors.   In the [...]

Press Release – New partnership speeds up life cycle analysis at an enterprise scale

Interactive product life cycle analysis (LCA) is now possible on an enterprise scale thanks to a new partnership between BraveGenTM and CoClear. BraveGenTM, the award winning enterprise sustainability software, announced it will be collaborating with CoClear, a New York based consultancy, to make product LCA faster, cheaper and scalable for multinational consumer brands. Currently, LCA [...]

By |2015-09-23T23:32:12+00:00May 24th, 2015|BraveGen, Supply Chain, Sustainability Manager|

Five Criteria for Sustainable Purchasing Decisions

The Sustainable Purchasing Council thinks procurement departments should apply five criteria when reaching responsible purchasing decisions. The first of these is understanding the ‘relevant environmental, social and economic impacts’. This implies quantifying / analysing organizational spend, and tapping into authoritative sources to estimate the knock-on costs.The four underpinning criteria are taking responsibility for these impacts, [...]