• Working with Suppliers for Sustainable Food Supply Chains

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Even companies making steady progress cannot go much further without collaborating across the value chain.

  • Organizing for a Digital World

    February 08, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Virtually all large companies, even those in old-line industries such as machinery and agriculture, have gone digital to some extent. But at many companies the efforts are falling far short of their potential.

  • How Robot Taxis Will Change Mobility Over the Next 10 Years

    January 10, 2018 | World Economic Forum

    A silent revolution is arriving on our streets—autonomous vehicles could make up 30% or more of the market by 2030.

  • In Chemicals, Great Strategy Beats Great Markets

    November 29, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Investing to outperform in core markets proves more rewarding than chasing after exciting new ones.

  • Conquering the Food Challenge through Agriculture 3.0

    November 21, 2017 | Bain Brief

    The world needs more food, and new digital techniques are available to help meet that demand. But without solid planning, many countries won’t be able to rise to the occasion.

  • Chinese investment in US crude pipeline could be 'new model' for energy exports

    November 06, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | S&P Global | Media mention

    A deal between a foreign oil and gas company and U.S.-based private equity is unusual. Beyond this, according to Whit Keuer, a partner with Bain & Company, the integrated value chain makes the prospective China deal particularly competitive.

  • Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a Nafta Overhaul?

    August 03, 2017 | Bain Brief

    In the 23 years since adoption of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), companies operating in the US, Mexico and Canada have been designing their supply chains for a trade regime of minimal cross-border barriers.

  • Winning in the New Normal of Government Services

    April 26, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Learn to balance scope, speed and rate to grow in a challenging environment.

  • Balancing Cohesion and Volatility in a Chemical Portfolio

    April 06, 2017 |

    Regular portfolio reviews can reduce exposure to volatility and uncover opportunities across the business.

  • The future lies in automation

    April 06, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | The Economist | Media mention

    Factories of the future can be summed up in a single image: a hybrid assembly line where shiny Japanese robots are mingling with human workers. Peter Guarraia, a partner with Bain & Company, explains that the big global trend in factory automation is “co-bots”: robots designed to collaborate safely