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…
ESG has entered the calculus of investors and financial asset managers. However, company ESG disclosures primarily rely on unaudited, unverified, and…
Oceans are the highways of economic development. In this new essay I survey the development of cargo ships from oars and sails to steam and diesel. I…
Significant progress in curbing CO2 emissions was made over the last decade in electricity generation, residential, and other sectors of the economy…
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 explore…
Global value chains are now comprised of thousands of businesses and hundreds-of-thousands of cumulative miles in transportation. They bring to market…
The Jin Nui Zou is an oil tanker owned by the China Shipping Tanker Company Ltd. On September 5th, 2019 the vessel entered the Port of Dalian oil…
Fifty years ago, Milton Friedman published his landmark work The Social Responsibility Of Business Is to Increase Its Profits in The New York Times…
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…
This summer, one of the country’s largest egg producers was charged with price gouging, inflating the price of their eggs to “unconscionably excessive…
Procurement has a strategic role in building sustainable supply networks. According to research from Veronica H. Villena and Dennis A. Gioia at Penn…