Lean&GreenSupplyChain-EPA

Lean&GreenSupplyChain-EPA - INTRODUCTION United States...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (MC-7409) Washington, D.C. 20460 EPA 742-R-00-001 January 2000 The Lean and Green Supply Chain: A Practical Guide for Materials Managers and Supply Chain Managers to Reduce Costs and Improve Environmental Performance INTRODUCTION FRAMEWORK SUCCESSES CONCLUSION GLOSSARY REFERENCES INDEX COSTS & BENEFITS
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Steve Anderson , Kerr, Greiner, Anderson & April, Inc. Rick Boike , Endura Software Corporation John Claussen , Chemical Strategies Partnership Louis DelGeorge , Commonwealth Edison Company David Eagleson , LFR Technologies Patrick Ferguson , 3M Robert Handfield , Michigan State University Sean Harrison , Kaiser Permanente Ed Huller , Dow Chemical Dave Kling , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Jeff Lime , Delta Consolidated Industries Clare Lindsay , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Ed Marien , University of Wisconsin Peter Moor , LFR Technologies DISCLAIMER This report refers to environmental accounting activities at several companies in North America. These examples by no means exhaust the many laudable efforts under way at firms in multiple industries. Moreover, EPA and the report’s reviewers do not necessarily endorse the example approaches, the terminology, or the products mentioned in the document. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This document was prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances by Battelle Memorial Institute under Contract Numbers 68-D5-0008 and 68-W-99-033. The primary author was Jeff S. McDaniel of Battelle. Joseph Fiksel, Battelle’s Project Manager, also wrote portions of the report. Susan McLaughlin was EPA’s Work Assignment Manager and contributed to the writing of the report. EPA and Battelle sincerely appreciate the reviews of drafts and other assistance provided by the following individuals: Katherine O’Dea , Business for Social Responsibility Dale Olson , Andersen Corporation David Peterson , Lynchburg College Kristin Pierre , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Robert Pojasek , Pojasek & Associates Mike Pregent , Ashland Chemical Company Ken Sandler , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Karen Shapiro , Tellus Institute Tom Tramm , Commonwealth Edison Company Leanne Viera , IBM Supply Chain Optimization Practice David Vogel , The Gauntlett Group Tom Votta , Tellus Institute Steve Walton , Emory University
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THE LEAN AND GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN iii OVERVIEW Companies are changing how they manage their supply chains. a Rigid, arms-length, customer-supplier relationships are giving way to alliances with upstream and downstream trading partners. For example, many compa- nies have suppliers automatically replenish their inventory. Other companies outsource product design and development to key suppliers.
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