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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Solar

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

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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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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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The Green Warehouse

Businesses are greening their warehouses to lower costs and reduce resource in pursuit of zero-net energy (ZNE) even without the …

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Supply Chain Sustainability at the heart of Corporate DNA

Expert Tensie Whelan argues that sustainability as an intrinsic part of corporate DNA drives operational efficiency and innovation, and delivers …

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Innovation in Sustainability

Sustainability is driving innovation in a variety of business areas including product reformulation and process modification. Researchers say companies that …

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Agility’s Humanitarian Response in Peru and Yemen

Delivering life saving aid In 2017, Agility responded to humanitarian crises around the world, notably in Peru and Yemen where …

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