Sustainability

Agility’s take on the need for a cleaner, safer, more durable planet

Featured Sustainability Insights

Can We Talk About the Weather?

There can’t be a time in human memory when travel, shipping, trade and commerce have been jolted as badly by severe weather and extreme climate events as in recent months. In China this past sum...

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  • Africa
  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Warehousing

Tech for an Inclusive Recovery

We know that COVID-19 has reversed years of progress in global development. It has widened gaps in education, health, income and access to opportunity. It brought on the steepest economic decline sin...

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  • Africa
  • COVID-19
  • Digital/Tech
  • Ecommerce
  • Environment
  • Fair Labor
  • SMEs
  • Start-Up/Ventures
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Trade
  • Ventures & Technology

10 Game Changers for a Cleaner, Fairer World

We’re living in a moment of heroic problem-solving when it comes to the supply chain, climate change and vaccine access. Here are some of the innovations that can make our world better, cleaner, an...

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Emerging Markets
  • SMEs
  • Sustainability
  • Trade
  • Ventures & Technology

Smart Cities

Smart cities are an important and fast-growing area of research and development. They are also a rapidly growing segment of the global economy. There is no standard definition of a smart city, but ge...

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Ecommerce
  • Environment
  • Start-Up/Ventures
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Ventures & Technology

What sustainability features should you look for at a logistics park?

When you’re looking for the perfect logistics park for your growing business needs, there are several factors to consider. These …

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  • Emerging Markets
  • SMEs
  • Sustainability

Globalizing Sustainable Mobility Transition

Mobility ecosystems are transitioning as economies recover and move to zero-emission road transport by 2030. The aim of this session …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Environment
  • Start-Up/Ventures

10 Reasons Sustainability is Pandemic-Proof

The economic damage and costly business disruption brought on by the global spread of the COVID-19 virus have failed to …

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  • COVID-19
  • Digital/Tech
  • Environment
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade

Green Retailing for Sustainability Optimized Supply Chain

As global focus shifts toward addressing and combating the effects of climate change, the retail industry must adapt to meet …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • SMEs
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade
  • Warehousing

What is green distribution? A guide to sustainable logistics

Businesses that regularly transport goods often ask an important question: What is green distribution, and is it a feasible way to …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To

Guide to sustainable and green supply chain practices

Environmentally conscious businesses often ask a critical question: What are green supply chain practices, and what’s the first step to developing …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehousing

How green warehouse practices reduce cost: The double benefit of environmental sustainability

By understanding how green warehouse practices reduce cost, modern companies reap the benefits of improved bottom lines while boosting their corporate image. …

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  • Ecommerce
  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehousing

What is green warehousing? How sustainable warehouses can satisfy stakeholders, improve the bottom line, and prioritize the planet

What is green warehousing? And why is it important in the modern business climate? As the Information Age advances and …

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  • Environment
  • Warehousing

A pragmatist’s guide to zero-emission logistics

Originally published at the WEF Agenda blog on January 17th, 2019This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting …

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  • Environment
  • Supply Chain

Harnessing Solar Power in the Middle East

A look at the Gulf region where solar energy has been a tough sell in the face of cheap electricity …

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  • Environment
  • Supply Chain

Best Practices for Sustainable Supply Chain

Best practices for sustainability in supply chain also mean tough questions for companies. Agility’s Mariam Al-Foudery lays out some key …

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  • Environment
  • Fair Labor
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehousing

Small is Beautiful

A sustainable vegetable garden in the arid demilitarized zone between Sudan and South Sudan brings relief to workers supporting the …

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  • Environment
  • Supply Chain

Modern Slavery

The United Nations calls modern slavery – human trafficking, child labor and debt labor – the world’s second-largest criminal industry. …

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  • Fair Labor
  • Supply Chain