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Balancing supply chain sustainability with profitability

Don Brenchley, director of industry strategy at software group LLamasoft explains how businesses can harness technology to achieve the optimal balance between supply chain sustainability and profitability. There’s no doubting sustainability has become a major talking point in board rooms around the world. An estimated €966 billion opportunity exists for brands that make their sustainability credentials clear according to one Unilever study. That study also found a third of global... Read More
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Profitability or Sustainability? It Doesn’t Have to be a Choice

Dr. Madhav Durbha of LLamasoft offers insight into why–with the proper tools–organizations don’t need to choose between profitability and sustainability, despite current economic uncertainty. When it comes to going green many organizations having been talking the talk for years, but the time has come to take action. Beyond meeting consumer expectations (81 percent of global consumers say it’s extremely or very important for companies to implement programs to improve the... Read More
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Allbirds Is Taking Its Viral Fabric Tennis Shoes to China

Allbirds Inc., the wool shoe startup that’s become a staple of Silicon Valley fashion, is opening its first stores in China, aiming to replicate its viral success in the world’s second-largest economy. San Francisco-based Allbirds plans to announce this week that it will open a brick-and-mortar store in Shanghai in the coming months. By the end of the year, it plans to have stores in Beijing and Chengdu. It will... Read More