Humanizing the Climate Emergency and Equity for All with Sustainable Supply Chains

As outlined August 9, 2021 in the Sixth Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the latest advances in science reveal the scale and intensity of climate-related disruptions and the disproportionate impact climate change has on marginalized communities in the world we share. In fact, over 80% of the underlying Sustainable Development Goals’ … Read more

Feature Cover on Sustainability Magazine: Supply Chains Can Change the World

When my kids ask me, “you knew what was happening to our world and what did you do?” I want to be able to say wholeheartedly that I gave my all and helped others to do the same.Sustainable supply chains can provide credibility, strategically manage risk, create healthy ecosystems that are planet + people positive, … Read more

Moving From Ambition to Action with Upstream Thinking for a Sustainable + Circular World with Pyxera Global

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others. Lingering thought after a provocative chat with James George, previously at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and now in a new role at PYXERA Global!We explore a breadth of topics to redefine systems for sustainability, equity, and circularity-> starting … Read more

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 … Read more

A Selfish Plan to Save the World with Transparency + Freedom in Supply Chains with Justin Dillion, CEO of FRDM

Freedom. We all want it, even in our supply chains to unlock visibility and truth. People often have a will to fix problems tied to transparency and traceability but don’t know how. Slavery affects over 40 million people and another 85 million children under the age of 11 work in hazardous labor conditions. Yet despite … 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

Sheri Hinish Named Executive Mentor for Digital Supply Chain Institute 21:21 TrailBlazeHers Program

Are you looking for a mentor in supply chain? The Digital Supply Chain Institute has a new 21:21 Mentorship Program TralBlazeHERS that will accept 21 women seeking a career in supply chain operations.The 4-month program combines high-touch mentorship with training on emerging supply chain trends and professional development to help more women excel as supply … Read more

IBM’s Sheri Hinish Joins Top Sustainability Leaders for Global Sustainable Supply Chain Summit

The GSSC summit is the largest virtual event to address sustainability topics for Supply Chains, and to celebrate both organizations and exceptional individuals that are leading the way to a more sustainable future, making an impact in their supply chain initiatives by going above and beyond the global challenges we face.   Join us for … Read more

IBM + Sustainable Supply Chain Leader Sheri Hinish Double Down on the Sustainable Development Goals

I have been such a fan of this amazing human for years. His ability to digest and condense vast amounts of info and then visualize with and is nothing short of amazing. This week, Jeremy Connell-Waite has been a busy -er prepping for work IBM is doing around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.If you’re chilling today, … Read more

How Sustainable Supply Chains Help Business and Our Planet Thrive

Businesses cannot succeed in societies that are failing. There have been many lessons learned from the pandemic, but two things stand out: the power of existential threats to impact our daily lives, and the strength of collaboration when organizations around the world mobilize to solve complex problems. Sustainability isn’t a new idea, but the pandemic certainly elevated … Read more

Sheri Hinish to Host Executive Roundtable at Generis America Supply Chain Summit May 11, 2021

If you’re attending the Generis American Supply Chain Summit, join me tomorrow May 11 for an Executive Roundtable from 12:50 – 1:30pm (eastern) exploring how to mitigate the rising costs of supply chain disruptions through a different lens. With the added pressures of price increases and shipping delays, and little reprieve in the immediate future, companies can … Read more

Sheri Hinish + Panasonic Talk the Future of Supply Chains at IBM THINK2021 Event

Full circle moment with Panasonic! My very first influencer job was with Panasonic at CES 2018. Stoked to share this open-access session at IBM’s THINK 2021 conference with Harada san and Jonathan Wright exploring how to build future-ready supply chains.We talk about the exposed cracks in global supply chains magnified by COVID, but also how the reach … Read more

Sheri Hinish Featured Cover of May’s Supply Chain Digital Magazine Talking Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Every success story is a tale of failure, courage, adaptation, and persistence. When we listen and celebrate what we have in common and what makes each of us uniquely different, we evolve and create the type of world where everyone can participate, where connections are real and inclusion is abundant.Today, I share a personal reflection … Read more

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 … Read more

Sheri Hinish to Keynote Africa’s 1st Continent-Wide Sustainability ‘Sustain Africa’ Conference May 18 -19, 2021

Building a sustainable world that leaves no one behind also means empowering citizens, communities, and businesses to lead their own revolution through common purpose. I’m thrilled to join Africa’s first-ever continent-wide sustainability summit on May 18-19, 2021 focused on sustainable procurement with the folks at Smart Procurement + sponsored by EcoVadis.The power of shared value creation and building … Read more

The Sustainable Procurement Pledge + Making Circular Supply Chains Real with Thomas Udesen, CPO of Bayer and Co-Founder of SPP.Earth

We all have a role to play in the decade of our lives to reach the 2030 SDG vision. Procurement professionals though have a unique opportunity controlling about $8.3T of world trade in materials flow and services annually.  In one of the most inspiring episodes to date, Thomas Udeson, Chief Procurement Officer at Bayer and … Read more

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 … Read more

IBM’s Sheri Hinish Speaks at 2021’s Largest Supply Chain Transportation Summit with o9

Stoked to be a media partner and share that I’m speaking at the Makers and Movers – Global Transportation summit May 12 about all intersections of tech, logistics and sustainability. This is the biggest global virtual summit on Global Transportation, happening Q2!Register with the link in the comments and get free access! I’m joining Stephan de … Read more

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. … Read more

Circular Supply Chains and Managing Value Streams for Sustainability + Circular Cities with Rheaply (SAP.iO)

Imagine a world with total resource efficiency that leaves no one behind, allowing organizations to better visualize, quantify, and share assets across global supply chains. By connecting leading research institutions, Fortune 500 companies, government, school systems, nonprofits, startups, and other organizations in between, Chicago-based start-up Rheaply is creating a shared economy for innovation. This is … Read more

Sheri Hinish, Marc Engel, Magali Anderson, and Ninian Wilson to discuss Sustainability, Supply Chain, and the SDGs at Collaborate 2021

This is the Decade Of Our Lives, the Sustainability Tipping Point. Every 5 weeks we lose 1% of the decade. Join me with other leaders Marc Engel, Magali Anderson, Ninian Wilson, and Mark Perera to discuss how we can mobilize, collaborate, and pragmatically deliver against 2025 and 2030 organizational commitments.If you are a supply chain, procurement, sustainability or innovation practitioner Vizibl’s … Read more

Sheri Hinish Honored as 2021 Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know

Each of us has a spark within us. Sometimes, it’s purpose that brings out our best. Sometimes it’s people. And sometimes it’s simply waking up with gratitude each day.Gratitude is a powerful catalyst that’s been called the spark that ignites your soul, knowing deeply that you have everything you need to be better than enough. … Read more

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 … Read more

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