Angela Chen is CEO of ProductBio, a procurement intelligence platform with more than 4.8 million supply-chain stories that is helping government organizations shift US$2.5 billion taxpayer-dollars of purchasing power toward ecological, ethical, and economic sustainability. Chen is dedicated to the quantification of consumption and production. Her work reveals why buyers of the future will require big-data tools to enable transparency in the industrial ecosystem, particularly, how data sharing at the product category level will reduce risk and create competitive advantage in global supply chains and how public procurement officers can use data sharing to improve net consumption impacts and procurement strategies.
BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.