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Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. – Rumi We’re often afraid of what is different. It’s easier to stick with what we know, especially when it comes to …

How digitization of supply chains can boost circular economies Digital innovation and the circular economy are kind of symbiotic in nature. In times of increasing internet proliferation, it’s hard to imagine any circular economy initiative that isn’t aided through technology. While there can be a number of ways in which digitization can positively impact the …

imaginima/E+ via Getty Images REIT Rankings: Industrial Hoya Capital On the front-lines of the historic supply-chain shortages, Industrial REITs outperformed the broad-based REIT Index for the sixth consecutive year in 2021, but have uncharacteristically lagged in early 2022. Led by sector stalwart Prologis (PLD), industrial REITs – which have consistently delivered dividend and FFO growth …

With the Biden administration’s China policy taking shape, the virtual CEO summit hosted by President Biden on April 13, is an event that has gained attention among many quarters recently. In what to be a show of “strategic patience” on the China policy, President Biden has made it clear that his administration is looking to …

Text size Keep ’em coming. Christophe Ena/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Global supply chains are a lot like the plumbing or HVAC systems in our homes. We normally ignore them—until they clog or break. Then we have an urgent problem on our hands. We just experienced a gasoline supply crisis due to a cyberattack on a …

Image copyright Getty Images UK businesses will have to show that their products and supply lines are free from illegal deforestation, under government plans. A proposed law would require larger companies operating in the UK to show where commodities such as cocoa, soy, rubber and palm oil originated from. It would be illegal to use …

Soldiers celebrate ‘breaking the chains’ at inaugural Juneteenth celebration at Camp Humphreys CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Nearly 1,000 people turned out for a celebration here Friday that aimed to raise awareness about the day the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas, to tell African Americans slaves they had been freed. Juneteenth is …

New technology and shifting consumer habits have forced grocers to evolve their in-store and online experiences for customers. They want mobile payment as an in-store option but also the ability to pay with cash. They want to shop for their groceries in-store but also have a rich online experience available if they don’t have time …

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, automation and data science should be first on their list. Astute business leaders discipline themselves to be on constant lookout for disruptive new technologies. They foster an internal business culture …

Surabhi Agrawal, senior manager for coffee traceability, speaks at the Global Washington Goalmakers 2019 Conference, as Parker Townley of Fair Trade USA looks on. (Global Washington Photo / Megan Swann) Parker Townley, a Gonzaga University graduate who works for food certification organization Fair Trade USA, was in Peru visiting coffee and cacao farms last week. …