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Today’s model of consumerism does not prioritize the efficient use of resources throughout the supply chain. Consumers just don’t use the full lifetime of a product. In this talk, e-commerce social entrepreneur and former Walmart sustainability executive Andy Ruben emphasizes opportunities for efficient design, production, and reuse of consumer products, from the perspective of corporations and consumers. Speaking at the 2012 Global Supply Chain Management Forum, Ruben details ways to improve supply chain efficiency. He explains why he hopes this new model for product exchange will revolutionize the way we think about what we buy, and what we throw away.
Green Giants shares the six factors that have enabled these extraordinary firms to crack the code on profitable, sustainable business and offers a blueprint corporate leaders and entrepreneurs alike can follow.
Social intrepreneurs have an opportunity to change their companies for the better, from the inside out.
Peers Inc: How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism
Peers Inc explores how age-old concepts of capitalism, consumerism, and even ownership are taking on new meaning in today’s marketplace of the "sharing economy."