Tim Greiner is Pure Strategies' co-founder and Managing Director.
He specializes in building environmental and social integrity into products, brands and businesses. He is currently working with businesses on corporate strategy, regenerative agriculture, materials health, and science-based targets. Tim advises corporate leaders on strategy and innovation on solving the leading environmental issues businesses face today. His work in this area goes back nearly 20 years, when he completed Stonyfield’s first value chain carbon footprint, one of the first companies to look upstream and downstream at GHG impacts. Since that time, Tim and Pure Strategies have worked on these topics with leading companies including Walmart, Ben & Jerry’s, The North Face, Organic Valley and more.
Tim Greiner is tagged in 8 stories.
Pallets, ubiquitous throughout our economy, have been an early example of the potential for a circular product system, with reusable, pooled pallets reducing waste in logistics. For decades, wood has been the dominant pooled pallet material. While a natural, renewable material, wood can break, is porous and can create worker safety issues from handling. With roughly 10 billion pallets in circulation, there remains a significant opportunity for improvements. - 3 years ago
Supply Chain /
A whopping 97 percent of environmental impacts in the retail sector come from the product itself — from raw materials, transportation and product manufacturing. With impacts so heavily weighted in the supply chain, retailers are increasingly and creatively wading upstream to partner with their suppliers on their greatest impacts. The key to success lies in selecting the appropriate supplier engagement method and then using that approach as a vehicle to deeper collaboration. But can successful retailer approaches truly motivate meaningful supply chain improvements?The benefits of engagement - 6 years ago
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging /
Consumer products companies are faced with a new chemical agenda. The market expectation has shifted from outdated regulatory compliance to greater ingredient transparency and more stringent health and environmental protection. Companies have traditionally siloed their chemical policies and programs in legal or regulatory departments, but these teams can’t manage the new rules of the game on their own. They need a new framework with an overarching direction and purpose that engages the business to understand, assess, improve and disclose chemical information and hazards. In short, they need a new game plan for chemical management. - 7 years ago