This interactive event will address how the pandemic has impacted sustainability aspects of material supply chains, including energy, environmental, and human health impacts of products such as personal protective equipment and batteries. Discussion to include such topics as:
· How has the pandemic impacted energy and sustainability aspects of material supply chains, including PPE, batteries, and commodities?
· What opportunities are there for materials innovation to drive sustainable solutions in the midst of a pandemic?
· What role do factors such as government policies, market factors, and customer priorities play?
· What long-lasting sustainability-related supply chain impacts (positive and negative) might we expect?
This program is organized by MRS’ Focus on Sustainability Subcommittee, The MRS Energy & Sustainability journal, and the F2020/S2020 Meeting Symposium GI01.