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Ford Supply Chain Case Study

This case study documents the innovative supply chain engagement approach used by Ford Motor Company, an auto manufacturer with approximately 11,000 suppliers in over 60 countries. Ford’s environmental supply chain engagement strategy focuses on suppliers with the highest impact on the environment. Though supplier participation in Ford’s initiatives remains voluntary, Ford strongly encourages and culturally fosters participation, and acknowledges the efforts of suppliers pursuing excellence in environmental stewardship.

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