Looking ahead to 2022: A collection of informative articles and blog posts on todays pressing issues
As 2021 comes to a close, we’re all looking ahead to 2022. Business owners and managers faced unprecedented challenges in 2021 as they navigate the side effects of the shutdowns, government stimulus, inflation, labor shortages and so on. There are many unknowns as we enter 2022. We’ve combined some great articles and blog posts on an array of topics.
SUSTAINABILITY TRENDS FOR 2022
Interesting read about using data to drive decisions in this space. He also points out that Governments around the word are focused on renewable energy use.
We’ve written on this topic over the course of the year. A very strong sign that it will pick up momentum in 2022 is that Volvo will produce a truck made of green steel. It will be done in small batches, but this is a very high profile and promising start.
As a company in this day and age, having a sustainbility plan is a must. We all have to chip in to make a difference, and the benefits are many.
WASTE PAPER RECYCLING
The author does a deep dive into trends in the area.
Over the course of 2021 everyone from manufacturers to restaurants have dealt with packaging issues. From a cardboard box shortage to to go container shortages. This blog post highlgihts some key trends in food packaging for 2022. From a decrease in weight of the material used to less plastic, more paper and cardboard – materials that are suited for recyclability. Everyone should now understand that recycling is a big part of fighting raw materials shortages.
Great article about how things may play out in 2022. The author wisely focus on the variables of – Product, Prices, People, and Politics. He predicts demand will continue to exceed capacity in the first half of 2022. A positive prediction is that more investment will be made to ease supply chain issues, so companies should emerge stronger and in better shape. He also offers an array of great advice for business owners to cope… from recalibrating to using data to navigate the unknowns.
This article is focused on the fact that if we don’t see an improvement soon, the global economy could continue to get worse. However some different solutions are brought to light.. from drone delivery to challenging assumptions about relationships with vendors, suppliers and customers
We hope you found these articles helpful. Lets all focus on making a difference in 2022 – brighter days are surely ahead!