White Papers

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13 January 2022

Unlocking Business Model Innovation through Advanced Manufacturing

This White Paper outlines successful case studies from those who have already started to unlock business model innovation through the adoption of advanced ma...

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14 October 2021

Financing Resilience in Post-COVID-19 Manufacturing and Supply Systems

This report examines the emerging financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the financial support activated within manufacturing.

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27 September 2021

Global Lighthouse Network: Unlocking Sustainability Through 4IR

This paper challenges the notion that environmental responsibility is inherently at odds with productivity and, by extension, profitability.

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16 September 2021

Digital Traceability: A Framework for More Sustainable and Resilient Value Chains

Leadership teams are facing a pivotal shift. To compete effectively, companies need full visibility throughout their value chains. This paper presents a fram...

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27 July 2021

Shifting Global Value Chains: The India Opportunity

In this fast-evolving context, as global companies adapt their manufacturing and supply chain strategies to build resilience, India has a unique opportunity ...

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6 July 2021

The Resiliency Compass: Navigating Global Value Chain Disruption in an Age of Uncertainty

This paper summarizes insights from senior executives and public sector leaders and introduces the resiliency compass, a new framework for organizations to a...

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24 March 2021

Global Network of Advanced Manufacturing Hubs: Annual Report 2020

The 2020 Annual Report provides an overview of the Global Network, highlights specific initiatives within these regional ecosystems, and provides insights in...

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15 March 2021

Global Lighthouse Network: Reimagining Operations for Growth

The Global Lighthouse Network welcomes 15 new lighthouses to an inspiring group of organizations that exhibit the essential characteristics of the Fourth Ind...

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14 January 2021

Data Excellence: Transforming manufacturing and supply systems

Manufacturing industries are on the verge of a data-driven revolution – here’s what’s needed to ensure it results in increased productivity, better customer ...

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25 September 2020

Global Lighthouse Network: Four Durable Shifts for a Great Reset in Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network comprises 54 leading companies that have succeeded in the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution techn...

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1 May 2020

How to rebound stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in manufacturing and supply systems

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Kearney, brought together C-level executives from different industry sectors to identify best responses to th...

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13 January 2020

Share to Gain: Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing

To demonstrate the value of data sharing in manufacturing, this white paper examines five main areas where data sharing can help improve manufacturing operat...

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