Supply ChainResilience: A key factor in supply chain sustainability. In this interesting article, the concepts of supply chain sustainability are clearly laid out, and as the name “supply chain” implies, one broken link can bring down an entire supply process. Resilience in this area is planning for risks associated with potential chain breakdowns, and having the ability to restore the chain with minimal interruption. Supply chain managers (SCMs) are key to this process, and having SCMs with the proper skill sets are essential to establishing the resiliency needed. One of the difficulties is that there are few educational programs to teach and train SCMs to have the knowledge and tools necessary for this job. This insightful article is posted on the EBN website.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.