STUDENTS' CORNER - 136
in Supply Chain Management
will look into the ways a company can achieve sustainability in its supply
chain by following the ways suggested below.
Green has caught the attention of the public to a very large extent, thanks to
the media that has played a vital role in impressing upon the public the
urgency of adoption of green efforts. In fact, the awareness of the importance
of Green has been so pervasive and insistent that even in marketing, it is
pointed out customers prefer to purchase any ‘green’ product. So, marketing
personnel know that going green pays.
us see some of the most popular ways that a performing company can choose to
follow in all its operations.
us start with the energy. All companies use energy but not many companies have
a systematic analysis of how much energy is used for all the activities of the
company and from which source it gets the energy. What we call energy audit
which will spot out the areas where energy consumption can be reduced.
conditioners have become a must for every company and its ancillary buildings
which include manufacturing unit, stocking, so on; first principle of economic
use of ACs are proper and periodic maintenance. Systematic maintenance of all
electrical gadgets brings in many advantages, one of them, we can say, avoiding
unexpected failures of the machines leading to extra cost in everything.
lightings can be replaced with LEDs. Massive savings on energy consumption
coupled with the long life of the bulbs. The life is said to be longer by many
times than the life of a traditional bulb.
important thing is avoiding printing as much as possible. Of course paperless
offices have become almost order of the day. Digital version of administration
saves money, time, paper with additional values of speed and accuracy. Through
programs, administrative obligations and necessities can be obtained without
loss to the systems. In other words, digital transformation saves time and
energy and at the same time ensures increased productivity.
with all these initiatives, focus on eco-friendly products will make the
company greener. Market is flooded with organic products and environmental
friendly provisions. Attention to these things reveals the company’s commitment
to go green.