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Clif Bar & Company Supply Chain Case Study

This case study documents the innovative supply chain engagement approach used by Clif Bar & Company (Clif Bar), an organic food and drink company. Clif Bar hires independent energy experts to assess how much electricity suppliers use on Clif Bar’s behalf and develop methods for installing on-site renewable energy or purchasing green power to supply this electricity. Clif Bar’s drive to treat energy as an ingredient and to follow the standards they require of suppliers will be instructive to companies looking to new approaches for supply chain engagement.

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