The journey toward operations and supply chain that do no harm to either society or the environment, while also healing and restoring parts of nature and society as necessary for overall resilience and flourishing
Making the most of supply chain management, purchasing and procurement as allies in the fight against discrimination and inequality.
Founded by a team of ex-NASA scientists, Planet Labs is on a mission to image the entire Earth every day, and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable. This value proposition is quickly turning into reality and promises to revolutionize supply chain management, value chain analysis and stakeholder engagement, among other things.
In this talk, the company’s CEO will explain how to go about securing the multiple kinds of support needed for a new model like circularity to catch on.
A world-first and SB exclusive, Biomimicry 3.8 and Interface share new content and ideas, setting out the case for positive impact. The idea that zero footprint is an aspiration for business is challenged by establishing how positive impact is achievable swiftly and need not be thought of exclusively as a long-term goal.
Chemical leader BASF has created a promising prototype of a breakthrough value-to-society calculator that estimates a brand’s contribution to society along the entire value chain. Get a glimpse of this promising piece of German engineering!
In 2015, Julie Channing helped launch Allbirds – the sustainable footwear brand challenging industry norms – crafting the brand positioning and communications plan. In this talk, she shares how the company’s storytelling around supply chain sustainability has evolved since then, and why it continues to stand out.
Find out how Sambazon has built a thriving brand through the power of innovative partnerships and shared value creation in the supply chain. This talk provides details on the company’s recipe for delighting customers while also supporting new, more sustainable ways of doing business.
Over the past decade more and more large organizations have integrated suppliers into their Diversity & Equity strategies. The issues around supplier diversity, however, go well beyond meeting quotas; a true integrated strategy focuses on access to capital, advocacy, small business training and development, and more.