Bruce Klafter of Flex on driving collective action across the company’s supply chain

February 26, 2020 by  
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Bruce Klafter is vice president of corporate social and environmental responsibility at Flex, an electronics manufacturing services company. Klafter joined Heather Clancy and Sarah Golden, Sidebar cohosts during GreenBiz 20, to discuss how the company is improving its supply chain through IoT and blockchain technology as well as working closely with its customers.

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New year, new energy: Cleantech innovations vie for the spotlight at CES

January 6, 2020 by  
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Sponsored: Cleantech is positioned to take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with good reason: extreme weather events spanning from wildfires to unseasonably early winter storms are showing consumers and businesses alike that waiting for government action is no longer an option.

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Ingersoll Rand’s new plan for giving its products a second life

July 30, 2019 by  
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Its mindset is the polar opposite of the planned obsolescence strategy that drives many consumer electronics manufacturers.

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Is the moment finally ripe for carbon taxes?

July 30, 2019 by  
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Politicians and policy makers seem to be warming to the notion of putting a financial cost on carbon emissions as a means of reducing them.

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Ratings giant Moody’s buys big chunk of California climate-risk data firm

July 30, 2019 by  
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The focus is on the physical damages that could be caused by heat stress, water stress, extreme precipitate, hurricanes, sea-level rise and more.

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Apple and Best Buy reveal their circular visions (and a new partnership)

June 20, 2019 by  
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Two very different titans in consumer electronics are each aiming to advance the circular economy in their own ways.

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How the Target Center’s ‘nutritional curator’ wins with clean food

June 20, 2019 by  
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You won’t find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.

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Return to sender: An early Loop customer weighs in

June 20, 2019 by  
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Product selection remains somewhat limited, but TerraCycle’s bold experiment in reusable packaging — aka the milkman model of delivery — gets many things right.

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These 3 big circular economy stories of 2018 offer hope for 2019

December 28, 2018 by  
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Hail the ocean plastics resistance, the recommerce revolution and the product reparability movement.

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Why Motorola is making it easier for you to fix your own mobile phone

October 30, 2018 by  
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The debate about the right to repair is shifting as more consumer electronics companies explore circular product models.

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