TCI, IIMB launch supply chain sustainability lab

Transport Corporation of India Ltd. (TCI Group), in collaboration with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has launched new sustainability lab at IIMB campus with a focus on supply chain management. This will be a one-of-its-kind centre of excellence in sustainable supply chain practices, dissemination, and advocacy. TCI-IIMB Supply Chain Sustainability Lab plans to conduct research in areas such as decarbonization, circular economy and sustainable procurement, and publish white papers on sustainable supply chain management topics. It will also offer consulting services on carbon-related mapping, measurement, mitigation and management. Moreover, it targets to provide certification and assessment services, such as supplier sustainability assessment. It has already initiated research projects, white papers and case studies, and is partnering with other organizations such as WRI India, Herbal Life, etc. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI said, “We are pleased to announce our partnership with Indian Institute of Management at Bangalore for creation of one-of-its-kind Supply Chain Sustainability Lab. As a group that believes in knowledge-sharing and uplifting the industry, this is yet another addition to our initiatives that facilitates a culture of collaborative growth and thought leadership. With a continued commitment towards delivering excellence, we believe that this lab will build a community of solvers, by combining research with industry expertise.”