Analyst Insight: Sustainability is no longer just about public-relations opportunities. As an integral part of supply-chain strategies, it’s also about the bottom line. Sustainability is also a major factor in winning shippers’ business. As such, logistics providers and transportation carriers will need to incorporate measurable sustainable practices within their business structure, or run the risk of being sidelined by the competition.
Climate-friendly crops are getting more attention from farmers and food companies as pressure mounts to find sustainable forms of agriculture. Enter Kernza, a new grain that’s already got powerful backers like General Mills Inc. and the support of academia.
Analyst Insight: By 2029, the circular economy will not only represent the mainstream economy, it will be the only economy. Consumer product supply chains will no longer be allowed to produce waste, which will be viewed by society and consumers as unacceptable.