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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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23 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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30 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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