May 19, 2016
When we left off, our teams had just finished presenting ideas, building prototypes, and acting out a version of the world in which their ideas come to life. But it still felt hypothetical. The re-convening—as designed by our for-profit partner Flip Labs is when we nail down real, actionable next steps. It’s here that we begin to strategize about funding, and start the critical transition from “teams” to “Pods”. Let’s dive in.
May 12, 2016
Supply chains are messy. They’re made up of a whole jumble of people and places, each with their own sets of priorities, motivations, and needs. And they’re always changing. From the outside, it can be difficult to decipher what’s going on. In a supply chain like seafood, that murkiness means it’s often impossible to follow a fish from ocean to plate. That’s why we don’t try to impact supply chains from the outside.
February 19, 2016
How do oysters reproduce? Answers to this and other salty questions of the sea.
October 29, 2015
What is Industry Lab? Why are context and the people in the room so important for the goals we aim to achieve? Well, we think “context”—the perfect, concise distillation of the challenge under discussion—is the foundation for lively and candid discussion.
October 27, 2015
Harvard University program director Barton Seaver goes inside large-scale food service operations struggling with sustainability initiatives.