Winter 2016

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Fairphone Answers the Call for More Sustainable Electronics

In December 2015, Fairphone, a small Amsterdam-based social enterprise, made headlines with the release of what is being hailed as the “world’s first fully modular” Android device. Along its journey from a project to raise awareness about conflict minerals in consumer electronics to a for-profit smartphone maker, Fairphone has written a true cradle-to-grave guidebook for the development of sustainable, fair and environmentally friendly high-tech devices. Keep Reading

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Dr. David Simchi-Levi

In this exclusive Q&A with SCN, MIT professor, author and supply chain/operations consultant David Simchi-Levi shares his unique insights on supply chain risk, machine learning, price optimization through data analytics and why it isn’t always advisable for supply chain professionals to follow their gut.

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