Procurement and supply chain management are logical functions. Work through a process, and you can bring spend and transactions into a managed state.
Apply a framework, and you can bring structure to seemingly disorderly activity. Implement technology, and tasks will be completed faster and more efficiently than ever before. Centralize and cleanse data, and you can answer any query.
eBay’s Hanne Melin joins the leadership collaboratory to deepen the company’s circular economy practice
eBay’s Hanne Melin thinks a lot about the future of commerce. In her role as director, eBay Legal Counsel, and a member of eBay’s Public Policy Lab, Hanne focuses on researching, socializing and communicating policy innovations at the intersection of technology, commerce and entrepreneurship.
One of the topics she’s been thinking a lot about recently is the impact that emergent digital technologies, like the Internet of Things, will have on small business retailers and consumers.
Innovative food company brings plant-based product to the table
JUST, the innovative San Francisco-based food company with a mission to make the foods we love healthier and more sustainable, has partnered with Aramark to bring JUST Egg, the plant-based, protein-packed product to corporate, healthcare and higher education cafes.
In households across America, questions like these are heard several times a day: “Is this recyclable?” “It’s okay to put my recyclables in a bag, right?” “Do I need to do anything to this pizza box before I recycle it?”
Action extends long-standing commitment to improve environmental impact
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Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has announced a commitment to significantly reduce single-use disposable plastics, across its global food service operations, by 2022. Single-use plastic items include straws, stirrers, bags, cutlery and various packaging materials. Aramark will implement actions across the 19 countries where it serves 2 billion meals annually in schools and workplaces, sports and leisure venues, hospitals and other locations.
If you’ve ever wanted a bee’s-eye view of what life is like for the planet’s hardest working pollinators, then check out the new virtual reality video experience “The Extraordinary Honey Bee“ developed for Nestlé’s Häagen-Dazs brand.
Americans have seen the power of their activism to enact change. From boycott hashtags, student protests and outspoken employees, consumers have been a driving force for progress on social and environmental issues. But they are not always equipped to start a direct dialogue with brands about complex issues. Oxfam recognized that issue and is arming consumers with facts to help facilitate a conversation with supermarkets around the world.
Dell’s new virtual reality tour of our suppliers’ manufacturing facilities is one of the many ways we’re helping customers see further and deeper into our global supply chain.
Customers are increasingly concerned about the social and environmental impact of the products they buy. According to Nielsen’s 2015 Global Corporate Sustainability Report, 66 percent of customers are willing to pay more for products and services from companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact.
Reimagined conference cuisine and responsible food trends
The Sands ECO360 global sustainability strategy is designed to help minimize our environmental impact. It reflects our vision to lead the way in sustainable building development and resort operations. Driven by an aspirational idea, made possible through the dedication and hard work of our Team Members, we continue our journey to a more sustainable future.
Reimagining Conference Cuisine
At Las Vegas Sands, we host hundreds of events and serve millions of conference goers around the clock and across the globe.