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Survey: Supply Chain Disruptions Impact Clean Tech Profits

Nearly two-thirds (61%) of clean tech companies experienced a supply chain disruption in the past three years, and in the vast majority of cases (84%) the event had a material impact on the bottom line, according to the 2015 Global …

Sony Sees Wider Net Loss Due to Thai Floods

Battered by weak TV sales, a strong yen and production disruptions from flooding in Thailand, Sony Corp. on Thursday reported a net loss of 159 billion yen ($2.1 billion) for the October-December quarter and projected it would lose even more …

Honda’s Profit Drops 41 Percent Due to Thai Floods

Honda Motor Co. says its net profit in the October-December quarter tumbled 41 percent to 47.6 billion yen ($625 million) due to the strong yen and supply chain disruptions from flooding in Thailand. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday that it …

Contingent Time Element Claims Increase After This Year’s Disasters

In the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and tsunami, supply chain disruptions and production stoppages raised awareness of contingent time element losses. “I’ve never seen as many contingent time element claims as I have seen in the last nine months,” …