More than half (51%) of North American supply chain executives say having a green supply chain is a strategic priority, according to a study conducted by Loyola University’s Supply and Value Chain Center.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Rosemont, Ill., presented its 2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report, which outlines center-led research programs and activities and references specific actions being taken by more than 100 U.S. dairy farms, businesses and partnerships.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods named The Schwan Food Co. as this year’s Sustainable Processor of the Year for its sustainable environmental efforts in home delivery fleet, direct-store-delivery systems and global supply chain and social responsibility.
Tyson Foods takes home Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ fourth annual 2014 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year award for its efforts in resource conservation, sustainable environmental practices and reduction in truck miles, among other carbon footprint reduction initiatives.