To lead the green energy future, solar must clean up its supply chains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Morgan Bazilian, Director, Professor of Public Policy, Payne Institute for Public Policy & Dustin Mulvaney, Professor, San José State University (SJSU) The rapid growth of the solar energy industry seen in recent years is expected to continue. Solar […]

New EU guidance helps companies to combat forced labour in supply chains

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) have published today a Guidance on due diligence to help EU companies to address the risk of forced labour in their operations and supply chains, in line with international standards. The Guidance will enhance companies’ […]

How to solve COVID’s crew change crisis and protect global supply chains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeremy Nixon, Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd Over 1 million seafarers work in tough conditions to support 80% of global trade. COVID-19 pandemic has stranded vast numbers of these key workers at sea. We outline […]

How do you make supply chains more visible without compromising security? A Dutch start-up may have the answer

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content A Dutch start-up has developed a blockchain and cryptography system for supply chain management. Circularise enables businesses to have transparency in their chain, while maintaining privacy. Blockchains record information in linked groupings […]

Ensuring supply chains are deforestation-free is still a priority. This is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeff Milder, Director of Global Programs, Rainforest Alliance & Leah Samberg, Senior Scientist, Rainforest Alliance No-deforestation supply chains still belong at the top of the agenda and at the heart of responsible business as we move into a […]

3 principles to reinforce digital trust in supply chains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Georges de Moura, Head of Industry Solutions, Platform for Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity and Digital Trust, World Economic Forum & Christophe Blassiau, Senior Vice-President, Cybersecurity and Global CISO, Schneider-Electric Cyber-threats are increasing with the transformation of digital […]

Deep-sea minerals could meet the demands of battery supply chains – but should they?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Winnie Yeh, Lead, Platform Acceleration, World Economic Forum Demand for cobalt, and other metals for batteries used in mobile electronics and electric vehicles, is forecasted to dramatically increase. A potential new source of minerals from the deep-sea could […]

Covid-19 crisis shows supply chains need to embrace new technologies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Frederic Laluyaux, president and CEO , Aera Technology. Hospitals desperate for supplies and empty supermarket shelves have become hallmarks of the coronavirus pandemic worldwide. While governmental decisions and factory shutdowns have attracted most of the blame, the crisis […]

Supply chains have been upended. Here’s how to make them more resilient

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rebecca Liao, Co-Founder and Executive Vice-President, SKUChain & Ziyang Fan, Head of Digital Trade, World Economic Forum LLC Supply chain visibility is crucial to understanding the impact of disruption. Digitizing records will make supply chains more resilient to […]

B-I-R-D: 4 digital technologies that can help supply chains take flight

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tarek Sultan Al Essa, Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Agility The number of potentially disruptive technologies in logistics is daunting. This makes it difficult for supply chain businesses to know where to look. Blockchain, IoT, […]

3 ways to use digital identity systems in global supply chains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nadia Hewett, Project Lead, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economic Forum & Andrew Ballinger, Temporary Project Specialist, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economic Forum Supply chains span national borders, involving numerous organizations and transactions. For each business […]