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Imagine a world in which you could easily identify and buy products that reflected your values. Alas, consumers simply don’t have access to the information they need to make sustainable, ethical choices. Thus, individuals buy products from companies that contribute to a slew of modern problems, such as slavery and climate change. Supply chain innovator Markus Mutz refuses to believe that people actually want to harm the planet or one another, so he’s working to arm consumers with the information they need to make better choices. Doing so requires tightening supply chain transparency.

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Entrepreneur Markus Mutz is the CEO of OpenSC, a social venture that uses technology to create supply chain traceability and transparency.

 

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Supply chain transparency can help consumers make sustainable, ethical purchasing decisions.

Consumers contribute to societal problems such as modern slavery and climate change when they unknowingly buy products from irresponsible companies. People would make better choices if they could access information about the supply chain of the products they purchase, but that information is rarely available.

Technological innovations can provide solutions. Markus Mutz, the CEO of OpenSC, a social venture that uses technology to create supply chain traceability and transparency, is working to provide consumers with the information they need to make informed choices that harm neither people nor the planet.

Consumers need to verify the origins of the products they buy.

The first step to creating supply chain transparency is to verify...


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