14 Sep '11, 10am

Five Bold Ideas on Employment to Supplement the American Jobs Act

Five Bold Ideas on Employment to Supplement the American Jobs Act

1. Reimagine Global Supply Chains. Trade-ables, i.e., the things we sell to other countries, are produced via complex supply chains dependent on modern infrastructure and vast stores of energy and natural resources. America doesn’t make – can’t make – the cheapest goods. We must make innovative products without polluting the environment or relying on low-cost labor and working conditions. We need to re-imagine global supply chains along the lines envisioned by the UN’s John Ruggie , “father” of the UN Principles on Business and Human Rights, rethink how water impacts production as explained by the author of “The Wal-mart Effect” and “The Big Thirst,” Charles Fishman , and how sustainability creates lasting competitive advantages as articulated by Boston Consulting’s Martin Reeves.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/employment-green-jobs...

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