Browse Publications Technical Papers 1999-01-0357
1999-03-01

Innovative Total Waste Management Program: Aligning Environmental, Manufacturing, and Corporate Citizenship Objectives 1999-01-0357

Establishing manufacturing environmental leadership while maintaining overall cost competitiveness is a difficult challenge facing the auto industry. In many cases, environmental initiatives are thought to increase cost and/or restrict manufacturing flexibility. The Commodity Management Supplier Program for Total Waste Management (TWM) implemented globally throughout Ford Motor Company facilities aligns environmental, manufacturing, and corporate citizenship objectives by encouraging supplier-driven continuous process improvement. By creating appropriate TWM contractor waste minimization incentives and utilizing contractor core-business knowledge, the desired effects of reducing total costs while institutionalizing and advancing pollution prevention successes are ultimately realized.

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