Kyle Ritchie works in sustainable design for architecture, and is the co-author of Circular Economy for Dummies. In this episode, Kyle talks about how the circular economy can and should be profitable for businesses, and that businesses and government agencies will really need to get involved in order to move the needle for environmental regeneration. You’ll also find out why Kyle thinks our current era of ongoing supply chain disruption is a blessing in disguise.

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As Professor of Practice at the University of Houston College of Technology’s innovation program, Dave Crawley leads students through a transformational journey that unlocks innovation thinking skills. These are skills that Dave synthesized over the course of his extensive career in international marketing across many industries. He has developed his own strategies for creating markets, outmaneuvering competition and generating profitable ROI. He has since become a published multidisciplinary analyst and Certified Innovation Engineer (CIE).

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Bill Shevlin has spent his career at the forefront of energy efficiency and clean energy technology. Today he is the CEO of Mavericks Microgrids, a company that creates carbon neutral and carbon negative microgrids for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Bill shares his insights about the energy supply chain, the challenges it faces today, and how organizations can decarbonize their energy usage.

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Former hedge fund manager Tyler Wood is now a part of the Gravitas Infinitum group of cleantech companies. He shares some exciting technology the group has developed, including Carbotura’s hemp-based carbon capture process that yields graphene and graphite. You’ll find innovations galore—and hope in the fight against climate change—in this episode.

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Gabriel Plotkin talks to us about refrigerants as powerful greenhouse gases, Tradewater’s work to destroy them as part of the fight against climate change, and how funds generated by carbon offset credits make their work possible. Carbon offset credits from Tradewater are now available for purchase on the Requis platform. These high-quality credits are verified by either the American Carbon Registry or VERRA.

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Supply chain consultant Jill Robbins has spent over 20 years helping to build procurement teams for large enterprises. She's helped procurement departments become more efficient and KPI-driven, and has played leading roles in digital transformation initiatives. On this episode of Supply Chain Next, Jill talks with host Richard Donaldson about what it takes to create true value chains that achieve business goals.

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