Supply chain issues have affected nearly every sector of business and industry. In 2021, when 3M’s Springfield, Missouri plant began seeing back orders from its suppliers for raw materials, the leadership team assembled a multidisciplinary team of production planners.
"We’ve accelerated our focus on plastics and packaging over the past few years by grounding our strategy to focus on the most environmentally preferred solutions first and striving to reduce problematic products such as single-use plastic bags and straws."
As the calendar moves toward 2023 and inflation continues to influence consumer purchasing worldwide, massive banks of data make clear that companies should not scale back their environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs
Sustainability is defined across three dimensions: social, economic and environmental. As businesses continue to adapt their operational models for post-pandemic planning, environmental, social and governance (ESG)
Consumer goods like clothing and bottled water dominate sustainability conversations, but the circular economy has to include the industrial manufacturers of the machines that churn out the products we use every day.