The creation and evolution of TSC began in the mid-2000s with the rise of the importance of sustainability in business and increased transparency in supply chains. As a response to growing consumer demand for sustainable products coupled with confusing “green” labels, TSC’s founders brought two university partners together to tackle the monumental task of creating a product category level measurement and reporting system. Like a supply chain, TSC’s story has major markers along our timeline where we saw major successes and some paths where we needed to refocus. All along the way, our members and partners have helped and supported us.
TSC was uniquely created to, and today is the only organization that can, tackle these issues: