INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Household Chemicals

In this report, we use 2019 data from THESIS to assess how well brand manufacturers in different Home and Personal Care product categories are achieving safer chemistry in their products. We will examine six categories: Air Fresheners, Cleaning Wipes, Dishwashing Products, Household Cleaning Products, Laundry Detergents and Fabric Softeners, and Fabric Care Products.

RPM Framework and User Guide

The User Guide provides a mapping of responsible pest management practices and technologies to the outcomes and drivers of the RPM Framework.

RPM Framework

The RPM Framework provides a standardized assessment tool for communicating leadership in responsible pest management.

Syngenta Case Study

Syngenta is a global company with headquarters in Switzerland. 28,000 employees in 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown and protected.

Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Success: Policy + Reverse Supply Chains

The purpose of this report is to show how three different countries have created different regulatory policies and reverse supply chains that have enabled responsible recycling of lead-acid batteries.

Applying a jurisdictional approach to support sustainable seafood

Here, we propose that market-based approaches and ecosystem-based governance initiatives can be integrated to improve the sustainability of seafood production systems using a jurisdictional approach.

Plastic Film Management Insights from Marck Recycling

The Sustainability Consortium was able to work with Marck Recycling, a recycler in the region to better understand how one material in particular is managed and recycled - plastic film.

Review of Remote Sensing Methods to Map Coffee Production Systems

Author: Forrest Follett The coffee sector is working towards…

The Efficacy and Value Generated from Sustainable Cotton Initiatives in the United States

Authors: Christy Slay and Jessica Kosak TSC’s Christy Slay,…

HSBC Centre Paper – Improving Supply Chain Resilience to Manage Climate Change Risks

Supply chain executives and managers contend with supply disruption risks as part of their role.

Continuous Improvement of Sustainability in Dutch agro-products chains, 2017-2018

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) has developed a system that supports parties worldwide in measuring the sustainability of consumer products.

How to improve sustainability in the coffee supply chain

This brochure provides you with information and tools that you can apply when you want to improve the sustainability of your coffee supply chain.

Survival of the Most Sustainable

Making the food consumed in the Netherlands sustainable with The Sustainability Consortium

Beauty and Personal Care Product Sustainability Rating System

Global non-profit organizations Forum for the Future (Forum)…
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Data Landscape Mapping in Agricultural Supply Chains – Project Report

The goal of this project was to facilitate the flow of farm-level data to food companies, and ultimately retailers.

Coffee Production and Sustainability: The Sustainability Consortium’s Commodity Mapping Report

Useful information about the key sustainability issues associated with growing and processing coffee beans.

The Call for Collective Action Across Supply Chains

2017 represents a landmark year for TSC as we can now begin to see evidence of the real business change happening due to the work we have done together.

Consumer Science Research Compendium

An assessment of the state of knowledge pertaining to the relationships between consumers and sustainable consumer products in terms of communication and consumer practices.

How to Get Sustainability Data Flowing in Agriculture Supply Chains

A preliminary report to guide the work of the Agriculture Metrics Task Force.

Greening Global Supply Chains: From Blindspots to Hotspots to Action

Report showcases a consistent, science-based measurement and reporting system

The Electronics Recycling Landscape Report

A report on the current used electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) management landscape within the United States.

Packaging Life Cycle Inventory Data Review

A review of available life cycle inventory data for materials, manufacturing, and end-of-life steps related to packaging.

A Review of Water Scarcity Indices and Methodologies

An overview of the primary water scarcity indices and water resource assessment methodologies at the forefront of political and corporate decision making.

Bill of Attributes (BOA) in Life Cycle Modeling of Laptop Computers: Results and Trends from Disassembly Studies

The life cycle inventory for manufacturing a product combines…

Geospatial Climate Data

A review of current geospatial data sets available as inputs for crop modeling research at the regional scale.

Bio-Based Versus Conventional Plastics for Electronics Housings: LCA Literature Review

The use of bio-based housing materials is included as an optional…

Regional Corn Modeling at a High Resolution Scale: A Yield Based Approach and Blue vs Green Water Assessment

Global water resource demand is expected to increase by as much…