According to CDP’s 2019 Global Supply Chain Report, just 57% of suppliers reported emissions reductions activities. In this episode we examine how day-to-day projects can make major impacts to reduce C02 and improve safety in supply chain management by speaking with Surjit Gill, Sr. Director of Supply Chain and Wendy Goldsby, Sr. Director of Environmental health & Safety at Amyris. Gill was a member of the Clorox internal strategy team that reduced waste across brands and now manages Amyris’ global ingredient supply chains. Goldsby heads Amyris’ product safety and sustainability initiatives, and lead’s Amyris’ “Green Group” which won the My Green Lab competition earlier this year.

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It’s important that we understand, on a really detailed level, what are those ingredients that are coming through the door”

Skip to: 06:23 When we finish a project we look at it retrospectively and give some deep thought to what lessons have we learned

Skip to: 06:25 Every day we learn new things, about our culture, and we learn about opportunities…when we finished a project, we look at it retrospectively.

Skip to: 08:45 “[Our innovation] allowed us to cut back 60-70,000 miles in a 6 month period”

It’d be great to be in a world, where an individual could get to store shelf and – snap – find out the process [by which] a material or product was manufactured using a chain of custody

Skip to: 12:11 How do you evaluate products within the cosmetics supply chain?

Skip to: 17:00 “It’s important that we understand, on a really detailed level, what are those ingredients that are coming through the door”

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