From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15

EcoVadis

This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 15 is committed to protecting, restoring and promoting “sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably managed forests, combating desertification reversing land degradation and halting biodiversity loss” by 2030.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Tesla: Hope for a Sustainable Solution. With more attention now being given to sustainable sourcing and close partnerships with mining communities, it remains to be seen just how much longer this finite resource will last Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Tesla: Hope for a Sustainable Solution. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

Provenance has partnered with the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis Agency (Growth Analysis) , to explore how blockchain technology can help to valorise sustainable practices in the Rare Earth Elements mining sector. 1kg of estimated pure elements of sustainably mined REE = 1 credit.

Making Supply Meet Demand: Qatar’s healthcare services

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In 2008, the Qatar government developed a long term vision that is known as “the Qatar National Vision 2030.”    Specifically, SCH has increased the total number of hospital beds from 2,024 to 2,803 from 2006 to 2012. With limited business experience, hospital management must adapt and learn quickly to develop a truly sustainable healthcare infrastructure.   Alvin Tam and Christopher Tang. Being too wealthy can be a problem.