ISCV Publications

The Innovation and Sustainability in the Value Chain project plans to wrap up each annual cycle with a publication gathering lessons learned and the results achieved for the topic covered in the period. 31/05/2015

Below you will find the documents launched at the end of the 2013 and 2012 cycles.

The most recent ISCV publication covers waste and post-consumer waste, an important topic in Brazil, where the National Plan on Solid Waste establishes targets and guidelines to jointly manage solid waste, involving governments, businesses and the population. In this context, ISCV work in 2013 sought to contribute to a systemic view of waste management, identifying innovation opportunities in the relationship among players and in the sustainability practices down the chain.  

Besides reflecting on the Brazilian scenario on the topic, that publication also shows nine innovation cases when it comes to sustainability in waste and post-consumer waste generated by small and medium businesses in large Brazilian enterprises value chain.

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The publication launched in the 2012 Cycle, about Supplier Management, covers aspects such as:

- What value chain means and why incorporate sustainability and innovation in your management

- Diagnosis of the supply management in large Brazilian enterprises, with examples of best sustainability management practices in the chain

- An overview of innovation in Brazil and presentation of nine supplier SMBs with innovative practices in sustainability

- Challenges and opportunities upon including sustainability in supplier management

- Facilitators and obstacles for innovation when it comes to sustainability in value chains 

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