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Supply Chain Sustainability

Sep 1, 2023

Supply Chain Leadership Series I: An Interview with Amanda Chawla, CSCO, Stanford Health

Today I had a fantastic interview with Amanda Chawla, as part of our new Supply Chain Leadership series within the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative at NC State. Her comments provided some… 

Nov 17, 2021

GC3 Report Shows Significant Rise in Green Chemistry-Marketed Product Sales

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), in partnership with NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, North Carolina State University, the Dynamic Sustainability Lab at Syracuse University and Duke University, has released a new report documenting significant growth in green chemistry marketed products, both sales and consumer demand.    

Mar 11, 2021

The COVID vaccine is a utility, and what we need is a global vaccine visibility system

Let’s face it – the COVID vaccine is not a medical product in the traditional open market sense, produced by a company that competes with others based on the strength… 

Feb 26, 2021

Jungheinrich Seeks to Improve Focus on Sustainability

Jungheinrich, a German company that oversees material handling-equipment and material flow engineering sectors, has decided to make sustainability their top priority. 

Feb 13, 2021

Improving the Lives of Apparel Workers by Creating an Ethical Apparel Index

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative is proud to announce the award of a major research grant ($1.2 million)  from the Templeton World Charity Fund, that will be used to develop… 

Nov 20, 2020

Poole Graduate Joydeep Ganguly believes in a “Goodness Chain” at Gilead Science

We have a lot of remarkable graduates that come out of the halls of Nelson Hall from the Poole College of Management, and one of the ones I have the… 

Dec 20, 2019

Rob Handfield Discusses Burning Topics in Supply Chain on the Thomas Industry Update Podcast

By Carson Powell Rob Handfield, distinguished professor of operations and supply chain management and executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), recently sat down with Tony Uphoff, founder… 

Nov 25, 2019

The WSJ Drucker Management 250 List: NC State’s Input into the Ratings

Every year about this time, the Wall Street Journal reveals its list of the Management Top 250 firms, which lists America’s Best-Run Companies.  The announcement, which appeared in today’s WSJ,… 

Aug 21, 2019

Biobased Economy GROWS in 2018

I am proud to announce the release of a joint study completed by me and my colleagues Jay Golden, PhD of East Carolina University and Jesse Daystar, PhD of Duke… 

Jul 28, 2019

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

Low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is now a commonplace strategy for shrinking bottom line labor and material costs in most consumer products industries, including apparel, footwear, toys, and other manufactured products.…