Materials Overview

From extraction to end-of-life, materials management touches almost every functional area of the modern corporation. Concerns over scarcity along with consumer pressure on sourcing and disposal are responsible for increasing supply chain scrutiny. At the same time, the rapid pace of technological innovation depends on materials innovation. How and where do all of these issues overlap?

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Aaron Smith
Director of Strategy, Business Development and Sustainability at Silicon Valley start-up View Inc.
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Global Citizenship & Sustainability at Western Digital Corporation
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The Story of Carol’s Daughter
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Making Forest Carbon Offset Projects an Option for Family Forest Owners
May 03, 2017
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