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Unifying ESG and Supply Chain Thinking: An Urgent Call to Action in the Post-Pandemic Era Unifying ESG and Supply Chain Thinking: An Urgent Call to Action in the Post-Pandemic Era

Unifying ESG and Supply Chain Thinking: An Urgent Call to Action in the Post-Pandemic Era

Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 09:00 - 10:00 Google Calendar Outlook/Apple Calendar
Speaker(s): Tinglong Dai, Heiwai Tang, Christopher S Tang
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The Covid-19 crisis has been instrumental in highlighting the role of supply chains, particularly in delivering economic, human, and societal value. Meanwhile, the pandemic has accelerated interest among businesses, governments, and academics towards environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations. Based on their recent AsiaGlobal Paper, “Unifying ESG and Supply Chain Thinking: An Urgent Call to Action in the Post-Pandemic Era”, Tinglong Dai of Johns Hopkins University and Christopher S Tang of UCLA will examine challenges and opportunities for ESG and supply chain management practitioners and researchers, and, through case studies, illustrate why well-calibrated ESG measures should play a central role in supply chain management practices.

The presentation will be followed by a discussion and Q&A session moderated by Professor Heiwai Tang of the University of Hong Kong.

The AGI Public Policy Webinar Series features leading academics and scholars from universities and think tanks around the world presenting current research on global public-policy issues and discussing their significance and implications for Asia and the world. All are welcome.

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Tinglong Dai

Tinglong Dai

Professor of Operations Management and Business Analytics, Johns Hopkins University

Tinglong Dai is a Professor of Operations Management and Business Analytics at Johns Hopkins University.

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Heiwai Tang

Heiwai Tang

Director, Asia Global Institute

Heiwai Tang is Director of the Asia Global Institute and APEC Study Center in Hong Kong, as well as Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

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Christopher S Tang

Christopher S Tang

UCLA Distinguished Professor and Edward W Carter Chair in Business Administration, University of California, Los Angeles

Christopher S Tang is UCLA Distinguished Professor and the holder of the Edward W Carter Chair in Business Administration at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.  

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