supply chain

UN Aims for Climate-Conscious Digital World

The new Action Plan from the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability aims to “embed sustainability in all aspects of digitalization." Those of us who believe in the power of digital transformation need to get involved.

Fortifying Global Supply Chains Against Sanctions and Stresses

The lack of visibility in the supply chain has a cascading impact on sustainability, and inflationary pressures as well. IoT could enable an interdependent economy with intelligence and efficiency.

The U.S. Is Not Winning The EV Race

Despite Tesla's success, the U.S. has already fallen behind China and faces massive supply chain problems going forward.

Crisp Fights Food Waste with Data

Worldwide, one-third of all food produced is thrown away, accounting for 8-10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Techonomy10 honoree Crisp was founded with the mission to reduce food waste through data.

Next Season’s Hottest Trend: An Agile Supply Chain

Waste in the fashion industry had reached a breaking point–before the pandemic. Traditional industry models for production and order fulfillment are effectively asking customers and our environment to pay for the industry’s inefficiency.

The Stuff Shortage is a First World Problem

Shortages in the labor market; ports that can’t offload container ships; rising prices–it’s a recipe for a stuff shortage. Taming the supply chain is going to take a concerted effort on many fronts.

Good News on Vaccines. Bad News About Future Disruptions.

Pfizer and Moderna ramp up vaccine shipments in the US as the WHO delivers 600,000 doses to Ghana. Crumbling infrastructure will lead to devastating consequences as climate crisis escalates. Biden hopes to fix the tech...

The Confusing Post-Virus Future of Global Supply Chains

Global supply chains may radically realign following this painfully destabilizing episode. Companies are already moving production out of China, and next they may move away from those pesky, disease-prone people.

This Woman Entrepreneur Gives Farmers Information –to Grow

Here's the story of Martha Montoya, a Colombia-born entrepreneur who is driving positive change in the agtech industry.

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