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Sustainability: Supply Management's Action Role

Author(s):

Rodgers, Cathy A.
Cathy A. Rodgers, Vice President, Global Opportunities and Business Development, IBM Global Services, Chair - ISM Committee on Social Responsibility, 408-779-9110, crodgers@us.ibm.com
Schramm, Drew
Drew Schramm, Senior Vice President Global Supply & Quality, Herman Miller, Inc., Member, ISM Committee on Social Responsibility, 616-654-8764, drew_schramm@hermanmiller.com
Gawlik, Dennis M.
Dennis M. Gawlik, C.P.M., Non-Clinical Sourcing, Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Member, ISM Committee on Social Responsibility, 206-465-3899, dennis.gawlik@seattlechildrens.org

93rd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2008 - St. Louis, MO
Abstract

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important strategic consideration for business and supply management. In fact, it can be argued that sustainability is now a core competency critical to a successful supply chain and thus – a competitive advantage. This presentation provides an overview of how sustainability impacts the seven core principles of social responsibility.

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