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 Whirlpool uses local data to spin up global cleanup plans

January 30, 2018 by  
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When it comes to holistic insight, the more perspectives, the better.

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Why architects must lead on sustainable design

March 19, 2013 by  
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Architects have a historic opportunity to transform the ever-growing built environment's impact for the better. 

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My 5 Favorite Events of the Year

December 13, 2011 by  
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One of the other encouraging trends we’ve seen in 2011 is the importance of events. Here are some of the better ones I had a chance to speak at this year.  

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LED Street-Lights are Greenest Choice, Life-Cycle Study Shows

March 9, 2010 by  
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Image: Knossos Induction Lights Are Close, But No Cigar Most people who have been following lighting tech seem to be convinced that light-emitting diode (LED) lights are the future, but it’s always good to see new research being done on them. The more sure we are that they’re the way to go, the better.

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eBay Launches a New Portal for Conservation Minded Shoppers

March 9, 2010 by  
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Image credit: eBay “Going green” may be turning into a tired refrain for those that have been working hard to decrease their environmental footprint for years.

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