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ModusLink Unveils 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report Underscoring Commitment to Enabling Sustainable Supply Chain

WALTHAM, Mass. —  Today ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Connect, Inc. (NASDAQ: STCN) and a leading global provider of digital and physical supply chain solutions, unveiled its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the organization’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustainability goals by making sustainability a central component of our business strategy and offering environmentally responsible supply chain services to help shift the supply chain industry into a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly business unit. 

Globally, the pressure has been on for corporations to better manage, and reduce, their environmental impact. ModusLink is dedicated to helping organizations meet their goals by offering solutions and services designed to enable global brands and companies to maximize operational efficiency while meeting sustainability goals and driving corporate responsibility programs.

In order to achieve the sustainable, cost-effective supply chain solutions that ModusLink prides itself on, the company weighs environmental concerns and impacts in its decision-making processes across all of its global facilities and works closely with vendors and partners to ensure they do the same, measuring both internally and externally against the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards framework. The company also works internally to offer innovative, sustainable solutions to customers, such as leading-edge reverse logistics and packaging services that allow organizations to extract maximum revenue from their products without sacrificing on environmental conscientiousness.  

Key sustainability areas of focus for ModusLink include:

  • Sustainable Fulfillment –  ModusLink is committed to using sustainable sourcing practices and materials and does so by checking, evaluating and selecting suppliers against various criteria including labor practices, human rights and health and safety aspects to minimize social impact in the supply chain. 
  • Environmental Impact –  ModusLink is dedicated to reducing the energy consumption and emissions outputs of its facilities, as well as reducing its consumption of water and production of effluents and waste. To achieve this, ModusLink follows ISO 14001 guidelines, with 14 of its 21 facilities certified under the standard.

“When evaluating a supply chain partner, we aim to ensure shared values and strong commitments to managing a responsible supply chain,” said Justin Murrill, Head of Corporate Responsibility at AMD. “ModusLink’s 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report embodies a world-class approach to providing efficient, transparent and customer-centric supply chain solutions.” 

To learn more, download the full report here

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