IBM is looking to clean up companies' supply chains, part of a larger effort to make money from environmental concerns.
The company on Thursday detailed a software and service offering called Carbon Tradeoff Modeler that is designed to give businesses an idea how to lower the carbon footprint of their network of suppliers.
The need for carbon-modeling supply chain software is driven by regulations to lower greenhouse gas emissions, IBM said. Even in the absence of mandatory measurements and cuts, many companies are already undergoing voluntary efforts.
Large corporations hold significant sway over their supply chain partners in pushing them … Read more