Supply Chain Links
Without considering the bigger picture of the global resource planetary boundaries, all stakeholders of individual or specific value chains will lose in the end once a resource is gone. Information technology can create the required transparency on flows and availability of materials and the associated financial costs.
This extra transparency will become the foundation of fact-based trust – making the circular economy the most profitable business model of the 21st century.
(Source: ‘Why the circular economy must link up with the whole supply chain‘ by Daniel Schmid and Will Ritzrau, from SAP and published by the World Economic Forum, 20 September 2018)