Sustainability, Technology, and Supply Chains: Future Directions and Considerations
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报告题目： Sustainability, Technology, and Supply Chains: Future Directions and Considerations
报告时间：7月4日 上午10：00-11: 00
报告内容：Technology, sustainability and supply chains are intertwined. This presentation will provide insights into sustainable, especially environmental sustainability or green, supply chains. A background on sustainable supply chains is provided to the audience. The current thought and practice on sustainable supply chains is provided. Emergent and future echnology, especially production technology, and its relationship and influence on the sustainability of supply chains is reviewed. A general overview of technology including microfactories, additive manufacturing, Industry 4.0, blockchain technology, and servitization and their interactions are presented. Ecological modernization theory sets the foundation of the interaction between technology and sustainability. Various research questions and concerns are presented to the audience. Questions and discussion are encouraged since the thoughts are developmental.
报告人简介：Joseph Sarkis is a Professor within the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Buffalo. He teaches and researches on business and the natural environment with a focus on operations and supply chain management. He has about 400 publications in academic peer reviewed journals and books. He is the editor of IEEE Engineering Management Review and an editorial board member of numerous journals. Prof. Sarkis has been recognized as a Highly Cited Research and as the world’s most productive scholar in Supply Chain Management from 1995-2015. He has been a visiting scholar and teacher in universities throughout the world including China, Brazil, Spain, United Kingdom, Hungary, and Finland.