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The 6 Ways Scenario Planning can Improve Your Strategy

Too many companies, non-government organizations (NGOs), government agencies and communities still fall into the trap of creating strategies for the future based on what has happened in the past.  Scenario planning helps organizations create growth strategies by finding ways to prepare for an increasingly unpredictable future, and can even shape the direction of things to come.

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Too many companies, non-government organizations (NGOs), government agencies and communities still fall into the trap of creating strategies for the future based on what has happened in the past. Scenario planning helps organizations create growth strategies by finding ways to prepare for an increasingly unpredictable future, and can even shape the direction of things to come. The objective isn’t to predict the future, but to prepare for it and even create it.

NIKE, Puma and Adidas - The Race to Detox

NIKE announced last week an “unwavering” commitment to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020.  Achieving this goal requires working with brands, material suppliers, the chemical industry, NGOs and others to find innovative solutions. 

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NIKE announced last week an “unwavering” commitment to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020. Achieving this goal requires working with brands, material suppliers, the chemical industry, NGOs and others to find innovative solutions. Greenpeace began a Detox campaign in June with a challenge to the top two sports apparel companies in a “Nike vs. Adidas” challenge, yet Puma, the third largest company in the industry, raced ahead

Timberland: Doing the Right Thing

On the same day I posted the blog on “Deforestation and Your Supply Chain”, Earthkeepers posted a statement from Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland’s CEO in an Update From the Amazon. The deforestation referred to by Greenpeace is caused by cattle ranchers who cut down the rain forest to raise livestock primarily for food. Less than 10% of the proceeds of the cow are for the leather sold as raw materials to suppliers who turn the hides into products such as footwear.

Deforestation and Your Supply Chain

Nearly 20 percent of global warming causing emissions are from forest destruction, more climate pollution than all the world’s cars, trucks, trains, planes, and ships combined.

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