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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How Cisco connectivity and collaboration can enable the circular economy

August 6, 2019 by  
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Sponsored: Cisco adds a human element to business and technology frameworks in a collaborative takeback model for a circular economy.

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Transformative technologies, passionate people changing lives around the world

June 26, 2018 by  
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Sponsored: Cisco’s free interactive playbook demonstrates how transformative technologies from AI to cloud-based networking to IoT are revolutionizing how we approach and solve some of our world’s greatest challenges. 

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Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure

September 1, 2015 by  
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More companies are stepping up to fill a trillion-dollar infrastructure gap. Google, IBM, Cisco and Siemens are just a few of the players.

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Keep it simple for effective messaging

September 1, 2015 by  
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In this video, the Environmental Defense Fund uses the simple concept of a lever to tell the complex story of business influence on supply chains.

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Newlight and Vinmar bet on carbon-negative plastic

August 31, 2015 by  
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Newlight’s AirCarbon has won business from Dell and Sprint. Now Vinmar is making a 20 billion pound bet on carbon-based plastic.

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3 ways technology is transforming supply chains

July 9, 2015 by  
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Companies such as Cisco help illustrate how supply chains are increasingly enmeshed with technology — an important convergence for those tasked with overseeing supply chain sustainability.

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Hybrid LCAs help companies size up Scope 3 emissions

August 12, 2013 by  
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Companies ranging from Honda and BofA to Cisco and Sprint are using an LCA technique called hybrid LCA to count and reduce supply chain emissions.

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Half of the World’s Consumers Trust Autonomous Cars, According to a New Study

May 20, 2013 by  
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A new global study by Cisco found that half of the world’s consumers would trust a car that that can operate without a human driver . Cisco’s Customer Experience Report surveyed more than 1,500 consumers across 10 countries and focused on the automobile buying and driving experience. The global report examined consumer preferences of technology in the course of these experiences and overall levels of trust in future automotive innovation. Read the rest of Half of the World’s Consumers Trust Autonomous Cars, According to a New Study Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automated driving , autonomous car , car technology , Cisco , driverless car , green car , green transportation , innovative car technology        

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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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