Microsoft Announces AI Supply Chain Platform

Environment + Energy Leader

Artificial intelligence and enhanced data use are becoming a key part of supply chain management, and Microsoft has announced the Microsoft Supply Chain Platform. The post Microsoft Announces AI Supply Chain Platform appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Microsoft Announces AI Supply Chain Platform

Environment + Energy Leader

Artificial intelligence and enhanced data use are becoming a key part of supply chain management, and Microsoft has announced the Microsoft Supply Chain Platform. The post Microsoft Announces AI Supply Chain Platform appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Secure Your Software Supply Chain

Cisco CSR

Auto parts, peanut butter, and medical supplies all have supply chains: links of goods, services, and interconnecting processes that turn small pieces into finished items and get them to their consumers. Is your organization’s software supply chain protected?

Beyond wars and pandemics, the climate crisis is the greatest risk to food supply chains

Corporate Knights

This disruption, like that from the pandemic, highlights some of the risks built into our highly efficient, trade-dependent food supply chain. In the food sector, more than 80% of emissions typically come from supply chains. Food agriculture supply chain

Taking the pulse of shifting supply chains

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Our latest survey shows global supply chains on the move. Insights on Operations Supply chain management

How soy, beef and leather supply chains are threatening one of South America’s last forest frontiers

Corporate Knights

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been pushing governments and agribusiness to do more to rid supply chains of the deforestation that is threatening the region. Murky beef and soy supply chains. It’s a giant recipe for how to do ethical supply chains,” says Brito.

Artificial Intelligence Supply Chain Management Drives Sphera Acquisition

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Artificial Intelligence Supply Chain Management Drives Sphera Acquisition appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Manufacturing & Design Supply Chain

Supply-chain data gets granular

GreenBiz

By the numbers: New initiatives and products developed to track carbon through supply chains are finally adding up

Building resilient and sustainable supply chains

Environmental News Bits

Risk mitigation efforts that started before the pandemic continue, from combating the effects of tariffs and trade wars to reducing the carbon footprint from operations and the extended supply chain. Publications Supply chain

To improve your supply chain, modernize your supply-chain IT

McKinsey

Global distribution issues and increasingly complex supply chains are forcing companies to modernize the tools they use for forecasting demand and planning how to meet it. Insights on Operations IT services Organization IT architecture Supply chain management

Semiconductor Supply Chain: Policy Considerations from Selected Experts for Reducing Risks and Mitigating Shortages

Environmental News Bits

Publications Supply chainDownload the document.

Supply chains: To build resilience, manage proactively

McKinsey

Supply chain upheavals show little sign of abating. Insights on Operations Supply chain managementCompanies can address them by reconsidering outdated, short-term strategies and beginning the hard work of building structural resilience.

Making EVs without China’s supply chain is hard, but not impossible – 3 supply chain experts outline a strategy

Environmental News Bits

Then California approved rules … Continue reading Making EVs without China’s supply chain is hard, but not impossible – 3 supply chain experts outline a strategy. EVs Supply chainby Ho-Yin Mak, Georgetown University; Christopher S.

Future-proofing the supply chain

McKinsey

With supply chains in the spotlight, three new long-term transformation priorities form a fresh focus for competitive advantage. Insights on Operations Supply chain management

Energy, ESG Issues Impacting Supply Chain Disruptions

Environment + Energy Leader

Several issues including high energy prices and demand and the increased priority of ESG objectives will continue to impact supply chains in 2022, according to a new report. The post Energy, ESG Issues Impacting Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

How supply chain visibility improves your sustainability

Environmental News Bits

Packaging Pollution prevention Supply chainRead the full story in Packaging Digest. Improving collaboration between customers and suppliers will reduce waste, which benefits businesses and the environment.

Sustainability Technology Seen as Important Tool for Supply Chains

Environment + Energy Leader

Sustainability tools are an important piece of technology supply chains can use to improve the efficiency of their operations, according to a new survey. The post Sustainability Technology Seen as Important Tool for Supply Chains appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

What is supply chain?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The supply chain is the interconnected journey that raw materials, components, and goods take before their assembly and sale to customers. McKinsey Explainers

Supply Chain Technology Platforms Receive Financial Investments

Environment + Energy Leader

Investment in supply chain technology companies is increasing and two businesses with artificial intelligence platforms announced this week they received funding to help grow their products. Energy Management Environmental Management Supply Chain

Sourcemap on supply chain traceability across manufacturing

Environmental News Bits

Leo Bonanni, SourceMap CEO, discusses why supply chain traceability and transparency are becoming more important issues for manufacturing companies, Sourcemap’s due diligence platform, and how to strengthen the supply chain. Supply chainRead the full story at Manufacturing.

Survey: Supply Chain Concerns Boost Sustainable Packaging Focus

Environment + Energy Leader

A survey of packaging managers shows sustainability is more of a focus as supply chain and pricing factors impact the market. The post Survey: Supply Chain Concerns Boost Sustainable Packaging Focus appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

More companies add sustainability ratings, make supply chain improvements

Environmental News Bits

Companies of all sizes improved their sustainability performance over the past five years, the most businesses on record are participating in sustainability ratings, and after years of fluctuations, some improvement is being made in supply chain environmental impacts, according to a report from EcoVadis. EcoVadis released … Continue reading More companies add sustainability ratings, make supply chain improvements.

UK unveils first large-scale lithium refinery to boost EV supply chain

Smart Energy International

The UK’s first large-scale merchant lithium refinery has been announced, providing battery grade materials to bolster the electric vehicle (EV), renewable energy and consumer technology supply chains.

Why global engagement is essential to sustainable supply chains

GreenBiz

Four key considerations for infusing sustainability throughout your entire supply chain. Supply Chain

Overcoming global supply chain challenges

McKinsey

McKinsey’s Tom Bartman discusses what’s causing disruptions in global supply chains and how key stakeholders are responding. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Logistic providers

[Podcast] Supply Chain Digital Transformation

3BL Media

Or perhaps you already know about the role of supply chains in shaping business performance? Episode 2: Supply Chain Digital Transformation. The Supply Chain Transformation Program at Schneider Electric. SOURCE: Schneider Electric.

Building Relationships Along the Energy Supply Chain

Cisco CSR

As with most industries, the energy industry can have a lengthy supply chain, reaching from the oil well or solar farm, all the way to the roadside convenience store or maybe your home. In many supply chains this is where the distribution systems take over.

Webinar: Supply Chain Disruptions and Food Waste

Environmental News Bits

Around the world, supply chains are under stress – from pandemic shutdowns, labor shortages, political crises, and more – which means more food is at risk of going to waste. ReFED is gathering a panel of experts, including Linda Dunn from Georgetown University’s Supply Chain Management Program, Eric Woods… Read more → Events Food waste Supply chainMar 22, 2022, noon CDTRegister here.

Optimizing health system supply chain performance

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

COVID-19 required health systems to lean on their supply chain functions more than ever before, highlighting the function’s importance and opportunities to improve its performance and strategic value.

Is sustainability the future of the restaurant supply chain?

Environmental News Bits

Recent bottlenecks and shortages have restaurants reevaluating their supply chains—and sustainability might just be part of the solution. Food service and restaurants Supply chainRead the full story at QSR Magazine.

Carbon Capture, Transport, & Storage: Supply Chain Deep Dive Assessment

Environmental News Bits

The report America’s Strategy to Secure the Supply Chain for a Robust Clean Energy Transition lays out the challenges and opportunities faced by the United States in the energy supply chain as well as the federal government plans to address these challenges and opportunities. It is accompanied by several issue-specific deep dive … Continue reading Carbon Capture, Transport, & Storage: Supply Chain Deep Dive Assessment. Download the document.

Energy, ESG Issues Impacting Supply Chain Disruptions

Environment + Energy Leader

Several issues including high energy prices and demand and the increased priority of ESG objectives will continue to impact supply chains in 2022, according to a new report. The post Energy, ESG Issues Impacting Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

The next net-zero frontier: emissions-free supply chains

GreenBiz

Any credible corporate net-zero target requires a focus on the decarbonization of supply chains – with collaboration a key driver of change

Supply chain sustainability & ethics as an investment

Environmental News Bits

With the increasing urgency to address climate change impacting businesses all over the world, companies are now more than ever working to incorporate sustainable and ethical best practice into all areas of their manufacturing and supply chain processes. While important for the planet, this shift is paying off … Continue reading Supply chain sustainability & ethics as an investment. Corporate sustainability Supply chain

Transforming agrifood production systems and supply chains with digital twins

Environmental News Bits

Transforming agrifood production systems and supply chains with digital twins. link] [open access] Abstract: Digital twins can transform agricultural production systems and supply chains, curbing greenhouse gas emissions, food waste and malnutrition. Tzachor, A.,

Revolutionizing the Supply Chain: Resiliency and Microgrids

GreenBiz

Today’s retail supply chain is more interactive, digitally connected and networked than ever before. Innovative microgrids can help harden operations against outages and keep you from being a weak link in the supply chain.

Engaging the supply chain to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

GreenBiz

Sponsored: How should companies go about engaging the supply chain on greenhouse gases given inherent complexities with so many actors

Platform Can Help Businesses Manage Supply Chain ESG Risks, Goals

Environment + Energy Leader

An upgrade to a supply chain risk management system can help organizations address their ESG efforts across their operations. The post Platform Can Help Businesses Manage Supply Chain ESG Risks, Goals appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

A more resilient supply chain from optimized operations planning

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

To combat greater complexity and prepare for rapid demand shifts, resilient companies can integrate prescriptive analytics into their supply chain planning. Insights on Operations Supply chain management

The hidden emissions in the global food supply chain

GreenBiz

World Wildlife Fund is exposing the environmental impact behind our favorite foods

New Research Forecasts the State of U.S. Supply Chains in 2023

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: DALLAS, October 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new survey that found senior business decision-makers expect that the unprecedented supply chain issues and disruptions that U.S. How Supply Chain Issues Will Impact the 2022 Holiday Season.

Decarbonizing your supply chain: Where to begin?

Environmental News Bits

Unlike many operational decarbonization challenges, reducing supply chain emissions isn’t simply a matter of financing and applying technological solutions — it’s a matter of building and maintaining relationships. This article describes five actionable steps for decarbonizing supply chains. By following these steps, we suggest organizations can build and maintain… Read more → Corporate sustainability Supply chain

Journey to Net-Zero: Supply Chain Sustainability

3BL Media

In this video series, we aim to demonstrate how Lenovo is taking action and measuring progress toward net-zero emissions through sustainable product design, conserving natural resources, and increasing sustainability in our supply chain. SOURCE: Lenovo.