Bruce Klafter is vice chairman of company social and environmental duty at Flex, an electronics manufacturing providers firm. Klafter joined Heather Clancy and Sarah Golden, Sidebar cohosts throughout GreenBiz 20, to debate how the corporate is enhancing its provide chain by means of IoT and blockchain know-how in addition to working intently with its prospects.
Flex was a founding member of the Accountable Enterprise Alliance, which partly helps the corporate drive collective motion throughout its provide chain. Klafter additionally talked about that a number of key prospects attain out to them straight for help in reaching their provide chain ambitions. The corporate can be persevering with to work in the direction of its personal objectives, together with working with prospects to implement extra round practices earlier on with the design their merchandise to make them simpler to disassembly, reuse parts and extend their use of life.
“I feel the alternatives are large,” Klafter says. “And we’re seeing much more curiosity from prospects in the present day.”