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Latest Publications

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  • December, 2014
  • Value Chain Reintegration: Undoing Asset-Light Business Models
  • Kelly Howe, Greg Mallory, Larry Shulman
  • For many capital equipment manufacturers, the pursuit of higher returns on assets through asset-light business models has led to the transfer of longer-term profits to their suppliers and eroding strategic capabilities. Performance suffers and OEMs risk missing out on multiple generations of technology development.
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  • Other Pub
  • December, 2014
  • Urban Sanitation: Why a Portfolio of Solutions Is Needed
  • Sarah Cairns-Smith, Haley Hill, Emmanuel Nazarenko
  • In emerging economies, sanitation services are integral to a city's development and competitive advantage. Given the high cost of traditional sewage systems, governments should consider using a portfolio of alternative approaches that, taken together, can improve urban sanitation in a flexible, efficient, cost-effective manner.

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  • Focus
  • December, 2014
  • Sanitation Solutions for Urban Growth
  • Sarah Cairns-Smith, Haley Hill, Emmanuel Nazarenko
  • In emerging economies, sanitation services are indispensable to a city’s development and competitive advantage. Given the high cost of traditional sewage systems, governments should take action on three fronts: developing solutions that go beyond sewers; using innovative technologies; and engaging the private sector to provide sanitation services.
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