Impact of Paris Agreement on supply chains is still to be determined
January 6, 2016
The Paris Agreement climate deal by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was completed in December, puts a lot on the line in regards to supply chain management and logistics operations, even though those things, as well as specific modes of transport and related emissions reduction mandates or objectives, are not directly cited in the agreement’s language.
David South, a senior manager with West Monroe Partners and leader of the firm’s sustainability practice, said that with a heightened focus on reducing carbon emissions going forward resultant from this agreement it now gets the wheels turning for all companies, not just the largest ones that were more affected in the past, due to their larger environmental footprints.
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