Understand, align, innovate and commit to building a more sustainable world
The time for talk has ended and the time for urgent action is now. And business must take the lead, first by understanding the scale and scope of the challenges ahead; then aligning operations and stakeholders accordingly; innovating bold and ambitious solutions; and making clear, measurable commitments toward a more sustainable world.
How to leverage scientific advances in your company
Publicly funded research laboratories are where innovations as disruptive as the World Wide Web continue to be born. But the process of getting scientific discoveries out of the lab and into the market hasn’t been smooth. How might it be systematized?
Resource flexibility: how it can unlock better decision-making through learning
Investing in flexible resources, as opposed to dedicated (task-specific) ones, can yield better data from which managers can learn more about underlying business trends. Discover the previously unexplored learning benefits of flexibility.
Mend your supply chain to prevent a brand disaster
By Anna Saez de Tejada Cuenca, Felipe Caro and Leonard Lane
Would you know if your suppliers were using unauthorized subcontractors? Research from the fashion industry reveals some key predictors of the practice. Knowing these can help you sew up your supply chain’s loose ends.