Audio Outdoorist: How Burton Saved $50K a Year

Using the Higg Index, Ali Kenney’s team at Burton right-sized its packaging efforts and improved its material tracing to the tune of $50K and tons of cardboard.

By Ben Schenck December 7, 2016

In the clip below, Ali Kenney, Director of Global Supply Chain and Sustainability at Burton explains how the Higg helped her team identify the areas of greatest opportunity for efficiencies within their supply chain and how they tackled the specific problem of reducing packaging and packaging waste. In the full episode, Ali joins her peers from Orvis, Mountain Khakis, Gore, Columbia and REI to talk about why their companies adopted and have committed to using the Higg Index. 

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Want to learn more about the Brand Module? Join our December 14 webinar at 9:00 AM PST. This introductory webinar will cover the basics of using the Brand Module, how it can provide value to your business, and how you can get a jump start on your 2016 assessment. If you’re new to using the Higg Index or simply want to learn more, we highly recommend attending. Register for the webinar here. 

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