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Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

The emergence of sustainability-focused B2B marketplaces should not come as a surprise. These marketplaces are forming at the same time we continue to see the rapid growth of B2B marketplaces…

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This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

Last week, Google Cloud announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a solution that lets companies build a virtual representation, a digital twin, of their physical supply chain. Data from…

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ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

The ESG (environmental, social, and governance) data trend keeps growing. One of the three trends identified in the 2020 Supply Market Research and Information Trends report was the “Growing Importance…

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Solar Energy Industries Association Launches Diverse Suppliers Database

Solar Energy Industries Association Launches Diverse Suppliers Database

Earlier this month, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched the Diverse Suppliers Database, “a free platform that will highlight and elevate minority, women, disabled, veteran, and LGBTQ+ owned businesses…

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Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv announced that its ESG company scores are now available for free and ESG data can now be accessed through the Refinitiv ESG Voice App. The scores are available on…

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FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

Of all the types of risk that can impact supply chains, perhaps risk of natural hazards is the most harmful because there is little that can be done to control…

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IBM’s New Weather Forecasting System Provides Precise Data To All Global Locations

IBM has launched its Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (IBM GRAF) that allows all global regions access to precise and timely weather forecasts. IBM GRAF, developed by IBM’s The Weather…

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EarthNow for Procurement and Supply Chain Risk Management – Oh, the Possibilities!

EarthNow, a startup funded by Airbus, the Softbank Group, Bill Gates and Greg Wyler, describes its undertaking as ambitious and unprecedented. EarthNow plans on delivering continuous real-time video of the…

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UMD Researchers and Resilinc Corp. are Creating “Climate Change Variability/Vulnerability Index”

It was announced in a recent University of Maryland (UMD) news post that “researchers in UMD’s Earth Systems Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) and in the Supply Chain Management Center of the Robert H. Smith…

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