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Adopting sustainable practices throughout the supply chain, companies can minimise their carbon footprint, conserve natural resources, and promote social responsibility. Here are several ways that companies can reduce their environmental impact through sustainable supply chain management: **Supplier Selection:** Companies can begin by selecting suppliers who share their commitment to sustainability. Partnering with suppliers that are more sustainable can reduce your organisations Scope emissions. This involves assessing suppliers based on their environmental practices, such as resource conservation, waste management, and emissions reduction. ISO 20400:2017 provides guidance on integration of sustainability within procurement. It is intended for stakeholders involved in, or impacted by, procurement decisions and processes.