Launching new supply chain innovators community to pioneer a transformative vision for digitization, sustainability and people development
OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 11, 2022 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, announced today it is a founding member of Zero100. Zero100 is launching a new, community-based education and research platform to connect, inform, and inspire the new generation of leaders to invent supply chains that are zero carbon and 100% digital.
Zero100 is co-founded by ex-Amazon, SCM World, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Deloitte leaders. Kinaxis joins founding members from other leading consumer, industrial and tech brands, including Google, Unilever, Schneider Electric and more who are re-imagining the production, distribution and consumption of physical goods around the world.
"The importance of global sustainability and supply chains have never been more apparent. As a leader within the supply chain ecosystem, we have a responsibly to ensure that we are shaping the future of supply chains to constantly be improving," said John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis. "As a founding member of Zero100, we are investing in the future of supply chains to meet the evolving challenges of digital transformation, environmental sustainability and the development of the next generation of supply chain practitioners. We continue to believe the craft of supply chain is at an inflection point and look forward to sharing our expertise from the global Kinaxis community."
Kinaxis continues to make commitments to creating a better future, as reflected by the company's core values and its core ESG commitments: protecting our planet, taking care of people, giving back and building trust. See the company's 2021 Global Impact Report for more information.
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