John Kern on driving Cisco’s circular economy efforts forward

December 2, 2019 by  
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John Kern, senior vice president of supply chain operations at Cisco Systems, said he wants “design for circular” to be a part of how the company operates. The company has started working across teams to make it so, he said. And Cisco recently started spending money and resources on developing a reverse logistics program to make it easier for customers to recycle items. “The better we are at it, the better we’ll position ourselves with customers,” said Kern, after noting that there is increased demand for companies to take back products at their end of life.

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New Parker Mobile App Gives Users Real-Time Parking Info

December 6, 2012 by  
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Circling, block after block, looking for a parking spot is a fact of life for urban drivers everywhere — but it doesn’t have to be. Smart parking startup Streetline has produced the Parker mobile app that will save you the hassle and tell you when parking spaces are available. The app promises to make parking much more efficient, saving drivers the headache of searching for parking, and preventing unnecessary pollution caused by circling. Streetline recently teamed up with communications giant  Cisco  to launch a pilot program in two towns in the San Francisco Bay Area — San Carlos and San Mateo — to test the technology. Read the rest of New Parker Mobile App Gives Users Real-Time Parking Info Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cisco , Cisco Systems , city planning , green transportation , intelligent cities , internet of things , PARK(ing) , parker app , san mateo , Smart Cities , smart parking , smarter cities , street parking , Streetline , urban parking , urban planning

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How Cisco’s Packaging Diet Saves $24 Million a Year

March 10, 2010 by  
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The technology giant has implemented three best practices as part of a sustainability pilot project that are netting huge savings in materials and transportation costs as well as waste management.

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Inside Cisco’s Sustainable Packaging Project

March 10, 2010 by  
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This slideshow from Cisco Systems outlines some of the steps the company has taken to save $24 million per year as part of its sustainable packaging pilot.

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New Enviance Software Starts Counting GHGs in 60 Days or Less

March 10, 2010 by  
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Carbon management software firm Enviance unveiled a new product Tuesday to help companies comply with the U.S.

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