Partnering for Profit and Planet: SP meets at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee
On October 10, SP members representing automotive OEMs, suppliers and the US EPA met at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee for SP’s quarterly membership forum. The discussion focused on environmental sustainability in the automotive supply chain, providing a forum for members to work together, learn from each other and share environmental best practices in areas such as green chemistry, byproduct synergy, innovative manufacturing technologies and energy management programs. Read more about the meeting inThe Daily Times.
On October 11, SP members led a breakout session at the 2012 Southern Automotive Conference (SAC) in Chattanooga, TN onintegrating sustainability into manufacturing performance.The breakout session highlighted the collaborative work being done through SP to solve shared sustainability challenges. It provided methods and examples that impact businesses material efficiency and manufacturing processes with a focus on improving a company’s bottom line while helping to meet sustainability goals.
Panelists emphasized the strong business value in sustainability initiatives in not only protecting the environment, but in helping organizations to reduce costs, build revenue, increase efficiencies, engage stakeholders and promote innovation. Read more.