Many of today’s largest corporations are adopting sustainability programs and need green supply chain professionals to ensure program success. This 100% online courses will prepare you for a career in green supply chain management. On course completion, you will earn the designation of Green Supply Chain Professional Certification (GSCP).
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What is Green Supply Chain Management?
Green supply chain management refers to activities needed to control the flow of a product, from purchasing raw materials to distributing to the end consumer, all while considering environmental impact.
What do Green Supply Chain Professionals do?
Green supply chain professionals develop, implement and report on strategic sustainability initiatives. Duties may include developing and negotiating global contracts with suppliers to ensure the supply chain process is uninterrupted and environmentally sound.
Why is Green Supply Chain Management important?
Sustainable and environmentally-driven supply chains are less wasteful and can lower a business’ total cost of business (TCOB). Further, more consumers are placing greater corporate responsibility on organizations to adopt sustainable supply chain practices.
What is the difference between Green Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Management?
Supply chain management is an aspect of the broader logistics industry. Green supply chain management incorporates environmental issues into supply-chain management, including product design, material sourcing, manufacturing processes, product delivery and post-consumption management.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.