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An End to Greenwashing, Four Habits to Foster Engagement, Strike Impacts Mount: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Oct. 20, 2023
Also, delving into hydrogen and catching up with electric vehicle news.

Alternative fuels, a new law regarding carbon emissions and four habits for better employee engagement are among the topics that captured the attention of the IndustryWeek manufacturing community this week. But those weren't the only areas of interest. What follows is the complete Top 10 list from the past seven days, plus one editor's choice. 

Catch up with popular reads that you have been missing. 

Will Scope 3 Emissions See More Scrutiny? A new California law could be the beginning of the end of greenwashing.

What’s the Deal with Hydrogen? A look at potential applications of hydrogen as an alternative fuel, and the hurdles around storage, engineering and cost.

Updated: Clorox Cyberattack to Cost Up to $593 million: The bleach manufacturer this week begins the cleanup process to fully repair damage from an attack first reported in mid-August that slowed production and caused product shortages.

Better Continuous Improvement Through GAPS: Go See, Ask, Pause, Study: Four consistent habits that effective leaders practice to foster greater engagement and problem-solving

So That Happened: UAW Strike Impacts Mount: IndustryWeek editors offer several updates on the impact that ongoing automotive strike continues to have, looks at plant openings, painting education projects and how buying a new EV could get a little easier in January.

EV Notes: More Layoffs at Arrival, Other Startups Look to Raise More Money: Rivian markets $1.5 billion in debt, Polestar preps offering and ChargePoint brings in more than $230M.

The Productivity Imperative: Companies Sharpen Their Focus on Continuous Improvement: Across industries, digitization and other investments are spurring gains. Up next: An AI-driven boom.

Don’t Overthink What Manufacturing’s Future Will Look Like: A company’s ability to assess, pilot and scale technology will remain the competitive differentiator.

Sherwin-Williams Names New CEO: Heidi Petz will lead the Cleveland-headquartered painting and coatings company.

Faces of Manufacturing 2023: Uniquely Rewarding, Every Day Brings a New Challenge: To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2023, we asked manufacturing workers to tell us why they love their vocation. Here are their stories.

Editor's Choice:

IW Best Plants Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned on the Journey to Excellence: In this IW Intelligence webinar, our 2023 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winners will share their operational excellence journeys. Learn about the power of employee engagement, building a culture of improvement and more practices that drive performance.

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