May 21, 2019
Big corporations buy what they need from all over the world because they're looking for the best prices.
But increasingly, they’re also looking for environmental and social sustainability.
For example, McDonald’s has committed to serving only sustainably-sourced coffee at all of its locations by next year. To achieve that it’s buying its coffee from thousands of often small coffee growers.
A company in Santa Cruz, California called SupplyShift makes software that helps companies manage their supply chains to make sure they’re sustainable. On this episode: an eye-opening conversation with SupplyShift’s CEO, Alex Gershenson.