Your task is to create a more sustainable value chain for a product/service of company X, a New Zealand organisation.
Value chains are an integral part of strategic planning for many businesses today. A value chain refers to the full life cycle of a product or process, including material sourcing, production, consumption and disposal/recycling processes.
In Assessment One you will use ‘Hot Spot Analysis’ to identify and evaluate environmental and/or social issues (‘hot spots’) in the value chain.
Assessment Two builds on Assessment One. In Assessment Two you will identify a solution to those environmental and/or social challenges (‘hot spots’) and implement a practical action plan.
You will find some initial information about organisation X below. You will have to further research the organisation and the industry it is operating in. We will discuss appropriate sources during our online meetings.
For your assessments you will analyse Fonterra’s Whole Milk Powder.
Assessment Two builds on Assessment One where you identified environmental and/or social ‘hot spots’ for a product/service of company X.In Assessment Two you will identify a solution to those challenges and implement a practical action plan with the aim of making company X more sustainable across the value chain of its product/service.