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10 Reasons Investment in Women Builds a Sustainable World

Want to change the world? Invest in women. Here are 10 reasons why the inclusion and empowerment of women are crucial for sustainable development and building a better world: 1. Economic Growth: Women’s participation in the workforce, especially in leadership roles, contributes to more diverse and robust economic growth. Their empowerment leads to higher productivity, innovation,

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Navigating the New Climate Paradigm in Supply Chains

In a world where the climate is rapidly changing, traditional methods and strategies in supply chain management are being put to the test. The phrase “the farmer that blames the poor tractor” offers a poignant parallel to this situation. It speaks to the human tendency to blame tools or external factors for failures, without acknowledging

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Women in Supply Chain: How is the face of leadership changing as more women are breaking the mold in supply chains – and what is their impact? Zero 100 Podcast Collaboration

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re joined by a panel of senior leaders in supply chain who reflect on the challenges and opportunities of being women in our field: Sarah Bonnaud, the vice president of supply chain transformation for the Estée Lauder Companies, Jennifer Han, the chief product supply officer of nutrition for Unilever,

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Smart Talks with Malcolm Gladwell + Sheri Hinish: The Future of Supply Chain, Building Sustainable and Transparent Businesses

Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They

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Creating a Regenerative Economy with Circular Supply Chains and Blockchain: World Oceans Day Chat with the Plastic Bank CEO David Katz

“We all agree…someone needs to do something about ocean plastic. This is the something, you are the someone.” David Katz, CEO of Plastic Bank. Today is World Oceans Day, observed by United Nations member states to bring discussions, policies, and people impacted by ocean and coastal degradation worldwide. In Episode 58, Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats

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Embedding Sustainability and Circularity With Material Intelligence for Responsible Sourcing in Digital Supply Chains

In Latin, the word Circulor means ‘to form groups’. Doing business responsibly is now a business imperative and enabling the network effect through sustainable supply chains and circular economy is Circulor’s unique mission.In episode 57, host Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats with Veera Johnson – supply chain extraordinaire, woman of many trades including owning a retail

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Building the Future of Supply Chain with the SDGs, Climate Action, Circular Economy, and the Convergence of Tech

Traditionally, supply chains are one directional, linear and strive for incremental improvements. But through the lens of blockchain + sustainability + circularity, supply chains truly become an ecosystem with endless possibilities, connections, collaboration in an ocean of abundance, as opposed to closed, point to point processes. Think open. Think ecosystem, don’t think closed and incremental.

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Creating a Regenerative Economy with Circular Supply Chains and Blockchain: World Oceans Day Chat with the Plastic Bank CEO David Katz

“We all agree…someone needs to do something about ocean plastic. This is the something, you are the someone.” David Katz, CEO of Plastic Bank. Today is World Oceans Day, observed by United Nations member states to bring discussions, policies, and people impacted by ocean and coastal degradation worldwide. In Episode 58, Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats

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Reimagining Industry 4.0 with Digitalization, Quality Visualization, Ground Truth, and ‘Human in the Loop’ AI w/ Chuck Myers of Cogniac (SAP.iO)

We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing and the convergence of tech. This transition represents a change in global supply chains, the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing. Quality, harmonization across processes, leveraging data for insights in industry 4.0, all still

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Sheri Hinish and Supply Chain Revolution Wins 2020 Corporate Vision Excellence Award as 2020 Most Influential Leader in Supply Chain and Technology

The Corporate Excellence Awards were launched by CV Magazine to showcase the companies and individuals that are committed to innovation, business growth, and providing the very best products and services to clients across a wide range of industries. Sheri Hinish and the Supply Chain Revolution podcast have been awarded “Most Influential Leader in Supply Chain

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Exploring Digital Resilience in COVID, Technology Investments to Accelerate Innovation, Plastics & Climate, and Consumer Behavior & Sustainability- Part 2 with Dr. Yossi Sheffi (MIT)

This is an ACTION-PACKED EPISODE! Epsiode 47 is part 2 of a series where Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats with a thought leader and supply chain advocate, Dr. Yossi Sheffi from MIT who has been teaching, learning, building, authoring many publications, including a new book ‘the New (Ab) Normal’ in a conversation that pushes boundaries highlighting areas that many in

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10 Reasons Investment in Women Builds a Sustainable World

Want to change the world? Invest in women. Here are 10 reasons why the inclusion and empowerment of women are crucial for sustainable development and building a better world: 1. Economic Growth: Women’s participation in the workforce, especially in leadership roles, contributes to more diverse and robust economic growth. Their empowerment leads to higher productivity, innovation,

Read More »

Women in Supply Chain: Sheri Hinish Joins Alison Levine and Leaders from SAP, Dr. Pepper Keurig, and Colgate Palmolive

Tomorrow June 3 – Join me and other leaders from SAP, Keurig Dr Pepper, and Colgate Palmolive in a provocative discussion of empowerment and elements of leadership excellence that can enhance your supply chain career.Keynote remarks from Alison Levine the first American Women’s Everest Expedition Team Captain and author of the New York Times bestseller

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Podcast: SupplyChainQueen® and MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Alexis Bateman Discussion with Alcott Global ‘Supply Chain Leaders In Action’

Stream by clicking here.Download as an MP3 here. Alexis H. Bateman is a Research Scientist, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and the Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains. She has over fifteen years of experience in sustainability in the public sector, industry, and academic settings. Her work focuses on supply chain sustainability through research, education, and outreach. She has

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Malcolm Gladwell (Author), and Tim Harford (BBC) Host of Cautionary Tales Discuss Building Sustainable and Transparent Business with Sheri Hinish

Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this podcast, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They discuss the supply-chain crisis and

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CXO Panel at COP27 with Unilever, Siemens, Vodafone, Danone, and Sheri Hinish on Sustainable Agriculture + Technology

Climate policy is good economic policy and a strong foundation for durable, resilient, inclusive economic growth. Sharing this PoV on innovation in private sector in food and agriculture LIVE from COP27. Thank you for sharing esteemed panelists herein and looking forward to continued and collective progress   Hanneke Faber, President, Unilever Global Nutrition    Henri Bruxelles, Chief

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AI for Good Webinar Moderated by Sheri Hinish, in partnership with the United Nations and ITU: Creating sustainable business growth with a smaller footprint

With the climate crisis, global supply chain challenges and growing pressures from stakeholders, organizations must find ways to transition to more sustainable business practices. A new global study of 3,000 CEOs revealed that sustainability is rising higher on corporate agendas, and decision makers recognize sustainability as a business imperative. Despite this, business leaders continue to

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Sheri R. Hinish Named Top Global Influencer in Supply Chain by B2G Consulting

What an incredible honor to wake to on Thanksgiving morning. I’m incredibly humbled to accept the Global 2021 Supply Chain Social Media Influencer of the year award. Thanking everyone from the bottom of my heart for allowing me to share the stories and provocative PoVs that challenge paradigms for progress.For every underrepresented or misrepresented person

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Women in Supply Chain: Sheri Hinish Joins Alison Levine and Leaders from SAP, Dr. Pepper Keurig, and Colgate Palmolive

Tomorrow June 3 – Join me and other leaders from SAP, Keurig Dr Pepper, and Colgate Palmolive in a provocative discussion of empowerment and elements of leadership excellence that can enhance your supply chain career.Keynote remarks from Alison Levine the first American Women’s Everest Expedition Team Captain and author of the New York Times bestseller

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IBM’s Sheri Hinish Joins SAP Digital to Discuss Sustainable Supply Chains

Sustainability is top of mind for companies today—and for good reason. It’s the business challenge of our lifetimes. Customers demand products and services that minimize negative impact. Employees are increasingly vocal about their employer’s environmental policies and actions. And government regulation is on the rise.In this third session of Women in Supply Chain Live, we’ll

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Women in Supply Chain: How is the face of leadership changing as more women are breaking the mold in supply chains – and what is their impact? Zero 100 Podcast Collaboration

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re joined by a panel of senior leaders in supply chain who reflect on the challenges and opportunities of being women in our field: Sarah Bonnaud, the vice president of supply chain transformation for the Estée Lauder Companies, Jennifer Han, the chief product supply officer of nutrition for Unilever,

Read More »

Smart Talks with Malcolm Gladwell + Sheri Hinish: The Future of Supply Chain, Building Sustainable and Transparent Businesses

Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They

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Supply Chain Leaders Tell All in Strategy, Transformation and Disruptive Innovation (with From Source to Sold Authors: Radu Palamariu, Knut Alicke, McKinsey)

In Episode 73, host Sheri Hinish delves into bestseller, “From Source to Sold” and offers an inside look at the real-world experiences and valuable lessons of supply chain experts, industry leaders, and disruptive innovators. The book delves into the career paths and strategies of 26 Supply Chain Leaders who have propelled businesses of all sizes,

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Navigating the New Climate Paradigm in Supply Chains

In a world where the climate is rapidly changing, traditional methods and strategies in supply chain management are being put to the test. The phrase “the farmer that blames the poor tractor” offers a poignant parallel to this situation. It speaks to the human tendency to blame tools or external factors for failures, without acknowledging

Read More »

Women in Supply Chain: Sheri Hinish Joins Alison Levine and Leaders from SAP, Dr. Pepper Keurig, and Colgate Palmolive

Tomorrow June 3 – Join me and other leaders from SAP, Keurig Dr Pepper, and Colgate Palmolive in a provocative discussion of empowerment and elements of leadership excellence that can enhance your supply chain career.Keynote remarks from Alison Levine the first American Women’s Everest Expedition Team Captain and author of the New York Times bestseller

Read More »

IBM’s Sheri Hinish Joins SAP Digital to Discuss Sustainable Supply Chains

Sustainability is top of mind for companies today—and for good reason. It’s the business challenge of our lifetimes. Customers demand products and services that minimize negative impact. Employees are increasingly vocal about their employer’s environmental policies and actions. And government regulation is on the rise.In this third session of Women in Supply Chain Live, we’ll

Read More »

Navigating the New Climate Paradigm in Supply Chains

In a world where the climate is rapidly changing, traditional methods and strategies in supply chain management are being put to the test. The phrase “the farmer that blames the poor tractor” offers a poignant parallel to this situation. It speaks to the human tendency to blame tools or external factors for failures, without acknowledging

Read More »

CXO Panel at COP27 with Unilever, Siemens, Vodafone, Danone, and Sheri Hinish on Sustainable Agriculture + Technology

Climate policy is good economic policy and a strong foundation for durable, resilient, inclusive economic growth. Sharing this PoV on innovation in private sector in food and agriculture LIVE from COP27. Thank you for sharing esteemed panelists herein and looking forward to continued and collective progress   Hanneke Faber, President, Unilever Global Nutrition    Henri Bruxelles, Chief

Read More »

AI for Good Webinar Moderated by Sheri Hinish, in partnership with the United Nations and ITU: Creating sustainable business growth with a smaller footprint

With the climate crisis, global supply chain challenges and growing pressures from stakeholders, organizations must find ways to transition to more sustainable business practices. A new global study of 3,000 CEOs revealed that sustainability is rising higher on corporate agendas, and decision makers recognize sustainability as a business imperative. Despite this, business leaders continue to

Read More »

10 Reasons Investment in Women Builds a Sustainable World

Want to change the world? Invest in women. Here are 10 reasons why the inclusion and empowerment of women are crucial for sustainable development and building a better world: 1. Economic Growth: Women’s participation in the workforce, especially in leadership roles, contributes to more diverse and robust economic growth. Their empowerment leads to higher productivity, innovation,

Read More »

CXO Panel at COP27 with Unilever, Siemens, Vodafone, Danone, and Sheri Hinish on Sustainable Agriculture + Technology

Climate policy is good economic policy and a strong foundation for durable, resilient, inclusive economic growth. Sharing this PoV on innovation in private sector in food and agriculture LIVE from COP27. Thank you for sharing esteemed panelists herein and looking forward to continued and collective progress   Hanneke Faber, President, Unilever Global Nutrition    Henri Bruxelles, Chief

Read More »

AI for Good Webinar Moderated by Sheri Hinish, in partnership with the United Nations and ITU: Creating sustainable business growth with a smaller footprint

With the climate crisis, global supply chain challenges and growing pressures from stakeholders, organizations must find ways to transition to more sustainable business practices. A new global study of 3,000 CEOs revealed that sustainability is rising higher on corporate agendas, and decision makers recognize sustainability as a business imperative. Despite this, business leaders continue to

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Digitizing the 1st Mile with Blockchain, AI, and Self Sovereign Identity Connecting Coffee Farmers from Field to 1st Sip in Sustainable Supply Chains with Farmer Connect

Think about the journey of a coffee bean from East Africa to the consumer. Thousands of miles away in the 1 sip to field wrapped in a complex, and often unsustainable, inequitable supply chain. There are 25 million people living in the coffee ecosystem, and 2.5 billion coffee drinkers worldwide, and that number is expected

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Women in Supply Chain: How is the face of leadership changing as more women are breaking the mold in supply chains – and what is their impact? Zero 100 Podcast Collaboration

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re joined by a panel of senior leaders in supply chain who reflect on the challenges and opportunities of being women in our field: Sarah Bonnaud, the vice president of supply chain transformation for the Estée Lauder Companies, Jennifer Han, the chief product supply officer of nutrition for Unilever,

Read More »

Smart Talks with Malcolm Gladwell + Sheri Hinish: The Future of Supply Chain, Building Sustainable and Transparent Businesses

Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They

Read More »

Malcolm Gladwell (Author), and Tim Harford (BBC) Host of Cautionary Tales Discuss Building Sustainable and Transparent Business with Sheri Hinish

Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this podcast, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They discuss the supply-chain crisis and

Read More »

AI for Good Webinar Moderated by Sheri Hinish, in partnership with the United Nations and ITU: Creating sustainable business growth with a smaller footprint

With the climate crisis, global supply chain challenges and growing pressures from stakeholders, organizations must find ways to transition to more sustainable business practices. A new global study of 3,000 CEOs revealed that sustainability is rising higher on corporate agendas, and decision makers recognize sustainability as a business imperative. Despite this, business leaders continue to

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