Jennifer Wong, Author at Convoy

About: Jennifer

Jennifer is the Head of Sustainability at Convoy, helping transportation leaders make progress against their environmental and social impact goals.

Posts by Jennifer:

There’s a funny thing that happens when a company’s mission and purpose is tied to sustainability and social responsibility from ground zero. This commitment to doing the right thing, to being environmentally aware, to helping communities and empowering people often becomes as esteemed as the product you are selling. Consumers want to do business with […]

Prior to the onset of COVID, tourism came under fire for the impact it was having on destinations. Many locations like Venice, Machu Picchu, Amsterdam, Iceland, and the Galapagos Islands were working to restrict tourism because of the negative impact the high numbers of visitors were having on the local community. Yet, as with any […]

Global supply chains represent an opportunity to take coordinated action against the sustainability risks associated with increasing consumer demand for products and improved lifestyles. This list of supply chain sustainability frontrunners are taking the lead in measuring and improving their impact on the environment and on the communities that work to make their businesses successful. […]

When organizations begin to incorporate sustainability practices, they must recognize it is a journey. Sustainability is not something to be done once and checked off the “to do” list. It is an ever-evolving process which flows throughout an organization and delves deeper into the fabric of a company with each passing year. Sustainable practices are […]

As we continue to delve deeper into the business of sustainability, we wanted to talk about “sustainable mobility” — everything that moves within an organization. This includes last-mile delivery (the movement of goods from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination), workers commuting on a daily basis, customer travel to stores, etc. One company […]

Absolutely every company in business today has the ability to become more sustainable — it’s an undeniable fact. Organizations can implement basic steps like reducing paper use, incentivizing employees to use public transportation, and switching to LED lighting, or they can take a much deeper dive and look into product sourcing, how their manufacturing processes […]

Supplier diversity is increasingly a topic of conversation as it relates to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It is so top of mind, in fact, that more and more companies are incorporating specific questions addressing diversity in their RFPs or contractual agreements to ensure a certain percentage of their business will be guaranteed to […]

In corporate boardrooms around the world, there are lively debates about sustainability and how much a company’s investment in more sustainable practices will negatively impact its bottom line. Adopting more sustainable practices is mistakenly viewed as a trade-off — something an organization might be forced to do at some point, but without any type of […]

As an increasingly larger number of multinational organizations begin to place greater emphasis on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, the roles, responsibilities, and goals of those in charge of the effort continue to evolve. Whereas sustainability leaders may have been siloed early on in an organization, today these practitioners are finding themselves with a […]

There is a frequent misconception in business that companies can really only afford to address sustainability issues once they have become profitable. Yet there is a business structure out there, a Certified B Corporation, which actually balances purpose AND profit. Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their […]

Convoy encourages use of free eco-driving training course to tens of thousands of truck drivers in North America We are excited to announce a new way for carriers to reduce carbon emissions by 35%. Starting today, we are promoting Natural Resources Canada’s industry leading SmartDriver for Highway Trucking (SDHT) training course to Convoy’s network of tens […]