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Measuring Carbon and Water Footprints Just Got Easier

Global Environmental Management Initiative, in collaboration with the Institute on the Environment’s NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise and Climate Earth, introduced the Supply Chain Sustainability tool which helps businesses identify the purchased inputs that emit the highest levels of GHGs and use the most water in their production. It then helps them assess, within three initial categories (paper packaging, plastic film and sheet packaging, and soap and cleaning compounds), strategies for reducing GHG emissions and water use. Read more at University of Minnesota's website.