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Learn how to drive supply chain and procurement sustainability with these 14 training resources

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🗞️ Driving the news: The importance of embedding sustainability into supply chains and procurement practices is highlighted through 14 training resources aimed at professionals seeking to implement strategies for a sustainable future
• These resources address the environmental, social, and governance aspects of sustainability within the supply chain, crucial for reducing overall emissions and promoting fair labor practices

🔭 The context: With the average organization's supply chain emissions significantly outpacing its operational emissions, the urgency to decarbonize global supply chains is evident
• These training options, varying in focus and depth, offer insights into sustainable procurement, supply chain management, and strategies to achieve these goals, acknowledging the critical role of supply chains in achieving sustainability targets

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: Supply chains represent a major opportunity for sustainability improvements, impacting emissions reductions, resource efficiency, and social responsibility
• Training in sustainable supply chain and procurement practices is essential for professionals looking to make substantial contributions to environmental sustainability and social equity

⏭️ What's next: These training resources, ranging from free on-demand courses to comprehensive certification programs, provide essential knowledge and tools for professionals to drive sustainability initiatives within their organizations
• As demand for sustainable practices grows, these resources will play a key role in equipping professionals to meet the challenges of embedding sustainability into supply chains and procurement processes

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📈 One stat: Supply chain emissions are, on average, 11.4 times higher than operational emissions for organizations, yet Scope 3 targets constitute only 15% of all new corporate emissions reduction goals

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