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  • [New] Adaptation issues are closely linked to food security - a key challenge facing the continent that has been exacerbated by global supply chain disruptions and the invasion of Ukraine. Center for Global Development | Ideas to Action
  • [New] As more communities come to understand the role that distributed energy resources could play in their own energy transitions and seek their environmental, economic, and social benefits, distributed wind could play a unique role in the future U.S. grid. NREL
  • [New] Lockdowns and supply chain disruptions in China have been in the headlines for weeks and look to remain so for the foreseeable future. JD Supra
  • [New] In the conclusions of the TTC, the EU and US agreed to better coordinate their R&D strategies in several areas where they see China as a threat to their supply chains and technological dominance. Science|Business
  • [New] Inflation has been increasing over the last year as a result of the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain constraints and, more recently, the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Money
  • [New] Americans' enthusiasm for more aid packages like the $40 billion bill the House of Representatives just approved may be flagging as consumers struggle under the weight of inflation, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, and skyrocketing gas prices. The Dispatch
  • [New] Inflation and food export restrictions are aggravating the supply chain disruptions caused by Russia's war. Politico
  • [New] Role of businesses and investors Responsible business conduct including human rights and environmental due diligence in global value chains can mitigate the risks of adverse corporate human rights or environmental impacts and contribute to resilient supply chains. France Diplomacy - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • [New] The Future Nuclear Enabling Fund is expected to support industry investment in nuclear, offer opportunities to projects in all regions of the UK and create high-skilled jobs, as well as boosting the resilience and capability of UK nuclear supply chains. Machinery Market
  • [New] Economies across the world have been affected by higher than expected global energy and goods prices, leading to increased costs across supply chains which are affecting both businesses and consumers. GOV.UK
  • [New] The automation of a procure-to-pay process centralises all invoice data without the possibility of user error, reduces risk of AP fraud, automates invoice matching, reduces processing time, and encourages a streamlined easy process. Basware
  • [New] Food prices across the Middle East have soared following disruptions in the global supply chain and Russia's invasion of Ukraine, with Iran previously importing half of its cooking oil from Ukraine. Euro Weekly News
  • [New] Strengthening U.S. supply chains, by encouraging small and medium sized manufacturers across the United States to adopt metal additive technology, will create a nationwide network of a qualified additive manufacturing supplier. 3D Printing Industry
  • [New] Supply chains have been affected by rising tariffs in recent years, rolling COVID shutdowns, plus the extreme disruption of Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022. Journal of Accountancy
  • [New] As supply chain disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China hit Western European markets, Balkan companies are hoping to benefit from their close proximity and low labour costs. kappaµsigma kappadeltasig
  • [New] A narrowly domestic approach to secure clean energy supply chains may jeopardize the global clean energy transition by overlooking potential risks that trade wars, international conflicts, and other threats pose to other countries' climate efforts. Climate Advisers
  • [New] PG&E has 106,681 miles of lower voltage distribution lines and 18,466 miles of higher voltage transmission lines, many of which run through areas at high risk of wildfire. WSJ
  • [New] The International Energy Agency's Net Zero by 2050 report makes a case for global supply chains, arguing that governments must carefully manage domestic job creation and local commercial advantages with the collective global need for clean energy technology deployment. CSIS
  • [New] Current-quarter revenue for its electronics business including smartphones could slip as growth slowed amid rising inflation, cooling demand and escalating supply chain issues partly due to lockdowns in China. Reuters
  • [New] To sum up, the momentum of China's overseas M&As might continue to slow down, and global supply chains might be impacted by geopolitical factors. Global Times
  • Apart from interest rates, in China, shutdowns meant to stem COVID are raising the risk of more supply chain disruptions for global companies and a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. Japan Today
  • Food prices have skyrocketed globally, the result of supply chain disruptions, severe weather, energy costs and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The New York Times

Last updated: 21 May 2022