Supply Chains

Cleantech manufacturing could triple to $650bn by 2030 – IEA

The global market for mass-manufactured clean energy technologies will be worth around $650bn a year by 2030 – more than…

Opinion: Dam, that’s a lot of men

Port Evolution, headed up by James Sutcliffe, made a name for itself back in 2007 after it oversaw the development…

Cool bananas: Efficient cold chain technology for a clean agriculture boom

The world’s population is due to hit eight billion this year. In 2020, global food losses along the supply chain…

The world’s largest food companies have gone backwards on net zero

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across nine of the world’s largest food companies have risen by a combined 27 million tonnes…

Weekly data: Copper demand is outrunning supply

Copper prices are fluctuating amid a fear of global recession as inflation hits double digits across North America and Europe.…

Inflation drives pharma manufacturing to focus on sustainability

In late September, the industry body Medicines for Europe sent an open letter to the European Commission asking it to…

China’s stranglehold of the rare earths supply chain will last another decade

The Ukraine crisis has shown just how dangerous it is for Western economies to become dependent on an autocracy for a mineral…

Booming EV sales challenge critical mineral supply chains

The global electric car fleet is expanding rapidly. While Tesla still dominates the electric vehicle (EV) market since launching its…

Will hydrogen trucks power the supply chains of the future?

The world’s supply chains are in crisis. Plummeting demand during 2020’s lockdowns, followed by booming demand during the economic recovery…

Taking ownership of supply chain emissions

For most companies setting net-zero targets, the chief procurement officer may be the most important person in the room. On…