USCS ‘groundbreaking technology for a good platform, SustainChain ™, brings together more than 1,000 innovators, investors, businesses and other public and private organizations to rapidly advance efforts to rebuild global supply chains so that ‘they are more durable.
CHICAGO and NEW YORK, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Works of thought (Nasdaq: TWKS), a global technology consulting firm that integrates strategy, design and engineering and American Coalition for Sustainability (USCS) today announced the expansion of SustainChain ™, a digital platform to unify and accelerate progress towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
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USCS developed SustainChain to connect innovators, impact investors, businesses, NGOs, and alliances with a common mission to rebuild sustainable supply chains. Thoughtworks has provided its cutting-edge technology and best practices to enable the SustainChain platform to unify cross-industry efforts, knowledge and actionable insights across the public and private sectors under one ecosystem.
To accelerate what the SustainChain community can achieve in a unified way that transcends industry silos, a new machine learning engine has been added to dynamically showcase evolving solutions, products and partnerships for online members. based on their selected sustainable development challenges and SDG priorities. The aim is to foster connection and collective action among community members working on similar projects and to highlight opportunities to streamline and scale up efforts more quickly, identify missing elements and ” access more funding and support.
Since the launch of SustainChain, more than 1,000 users from organizations of all sizes have joined the community with representation in major industries ranging from consumer goods and services to infrastructure and alternative energy. Member organizations include Closed Loop Partners, Danone, EON, Green America, The Heart Fund, Paper Water Bottle, Six Senses, and The Stimson Center’s Alliance for a Climate Resilient Earth. In addition, the community quickly generated actionable opportunities to accelerate progress on the SDGs in the areas of vaccine equity; ocean energy; Plastic waste; circularity in the textile industry; resilient infrastructure; environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment; and regenerative agriculture.
“At USCS, we believe in the power of combining systems thinking, technology and human ingenuity to address today’s social, economic and environmental challenges,” said Jacqueline Corbelli, founder of USCS and creator of SustainChain. “Over the past year, Thoughtworks has worked alongside us as true partners to make this happen – creating a platform that delivers an intuitive, guided experience seamlessly to fuel rapid collective impact on sustainability. “
In addition, USCS has launched a new platform, called CitizenChain ™, which gives people the opportunity to lend their voice to support brands and organizations within the SustainChain community on the sustainability issues that matter most to them. . CitizenChain is a first in giving students, activists and concerned citizens the opportunity to urge brands and local authorities to show greater responsibility and take action to build a sustainable future.
“Thoughtworks shares USCS ‘deep commitment to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in order to achieve a better, more sustainable future for all,” said Elise Zelechowski, Global Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Sustainability and Social Change at Thoughtworks. “We are excited and deeply encouraged by the number of organizations that have joined the community and leveraged the digital platform powered by Thoughtworks, SustainChain, to drive sustainability through technology. “
About American Coalition for Sustainability
The US Coalition on Sustainability is a non-profit organization created in collaboration with the United Nations and the Blue Chip Foundation to unify and accelerate progress towards the achievement of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Its technological solution , SustainChain ™, is the world’s largest sustainability action. platform that helps humanity collectively achieve the SDGs. As a public service platform, we bring together impact investors, innovators, special purpose brands, NGOs and alliances with a common mission to build a more sustainable supply chain.
On Works of thought
Thoughtworks is a global technology consulting firm that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. We have more than 10,000 people in 48 offices in 17 countries. Over the past 25 years, we have had an extraordinary impact with our clients helping them solve complex business problems with technology as a differentiator.