In 2001 a partnership was formed to improve efficiencies, reduce waste, encourage change and monitor improvements in the supply chain for the manufacture of seat covers for Toyota Tsusho (Australasia), the marketing arm of the Toyota Corporation. The partnership developed an environmental management system (EMS) for textile firms in the automotive industry. An analysis revealed the main environmental issue was the high level of waste generated at various stages of the supply chain, including con...

BPIR Categories

12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy
12.4 Implement resource preservation program
12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies

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