ESG has entered the calculus of investors and financial asset managers. However, company ESG disclosures primarily rely on unaudited, unverified, and s…
Lessons from international climate negotiations show how supply chain coalitions and carbon insetting could solve the Scope 3 prisoner's dilemma.
The U.S. faces a $2.6 trillion infrastructure investment gap, and a plan may finally reach the Senate floor next week. Containerships are going faster,…
When does it make sense to talk about a circular supply chain rather than more narrow strategies like end-of-life management? In this post we'll explor…
After an extended hiatus, I am back with new energy and ideas for this newsletter. However, before I launch into new posts, I wanted to send a brief no…
Battle lines are being drawn in Washington D.C. over infrastructure and the American Jobs Plan (AJP). One of those lines is on the very definition of “…
Undercurrents in China and global supply chains collided last week. On Friday, Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) was ordered by Chines…
It was hard to miss news of the ship blocking the Suez Canal last week. It is a significant event in global trade—and an unexpected topic for an intern…
The Port of Montreal is on edge this weekend. Longshoremen who work at the port are set to vote Sunday on terms of a contract between their union (the …
One of the world’s leading supply chain finance companies, Greensill Capital, collapsed this week. [1] The collapse threatens a vast web of companies l…
After spending almost four years aboard the MT Iba, the five-member crew is finally able to go home. [1] The ship’s owner, Alco Shipping Services, fell…
This week’s news cycle has been focused on Texas and the punishing cascade of events brought about by frigid Arctic air (in Texas). Much of the attenti…