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The Road to Better
Sustainability, SUSTAINABILITY, VIDEO

The Road to Better

Bob HolycrossVP, Chief Sustainability, Environment, & Safety OfficerFord As Ford’s Vice President, Chief Sustainability, Environment and Safety Officer, Bob Holycross leads a global team responsible for developing and implementing the company’s sustainability strategy and is responsible for its global policies and performance related to the environment, human rights and product safety. He is deeply committed to Ford’s overarching purpose – building a better world whereevery person is free to move and pursue their dreams – and is proud to be playing a key role in helping the company reach its ambitious goal to lead the electric vehicle revolution and achieve…

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Sustainability at Ford
Sustainability, SUSTAINABILITY, VIDEO

Sustainability at Ford

How should we as leaders within our organizations incorporate these new tools and technologies into the work our people do every day? Setting realistic goals: What do we want to be able to do in terms of improving our stakeholder engagement and environmental impact with these new capabilities? Making sure we don’t lose the forest for the trees: When all the small actions and choices add up, what do we actually expect to achieve? Bob Holycross VP, Chief Sustainability, Environment, & Safety Officer Ford Motor Company Bob Holycross is Ford Motor Company’s vice president, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, effective…

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Idea to Performance: Game-Changing Tools and Processes that are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing
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Idea to Performance: Game-Changing Tools and Processes that are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

Keeping the customer at the heart of what we do as we think of better ways to do it Adapting new tools and technologies that communicate and enhance the capabilities of legacy assets, current operations, and build an infrastructure for the Industry 4.0 factories of the future Tightly integrating R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, and service processes to bring innovative products to market faster Tying business data into integrated and interconnected systems that allows us to increase competitiveness, improve margins, and improve quality while reducing takt time What does all this look like in the real world? Examining examples from Ford’s…

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The Art of Indirect Procurement
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The Art of Indirect Procurement

Logistics and procurement should be team players that recognize each discipline’s qualities and contributions. During the 2017 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit, Executive Platforms was proud to partner with SupplyChainBrain to conduct a number of onsite interviews between our speaker faculty and SupplyChainBrain’s Editor-in-Chief Russell Goodman. — Greg Hamel Executive Director, Global Business Strategy and Indirect Purchasing Ford Motor Company Greg presently serves as Ford Motor Company’s Executive Director of Global Business Strategy and Indirect Purchasing. In this role he leads Ford’s $24 billion acquisition of non-production goods and services as well as Ford’s procurement strategies…

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