The 8th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit will take place on October 7-8, 2013, in London. Discover how to create a transparent supply chain that delivers results. Drive CR, transparency and cost efficiency down your value chain.
The event will be attended by 150 people including 25+ corporate top executives, sharing best practice and discussing the ways to address the biggest supply chain challenges in 2013.
•Make supply chain sustainability a priority throughout your value chain, by engaging internally with buyers functions, middle management through to top level decision makers
•Better external engagement: Go beyond Tier 1, develop cost-effective strategies and techniques to assess suppliers of your suppliers and achieve meaningful audits
•Get up-to-speed on human rights: introduce on-site factories training, develop effective grievance mechanisms and better health and safety in a weak institutional capacity environment
•Cost reduction and efficiency: Find out how embedding high social and environmental standards into product development and production can save you money
Key Topics 2013
•Make supply chain sustainability a priority for top level decision makers, middle management across the company; through to procurement and buyers functions
•New level of Human Rights standards and learn how to embed them into your value chain;develop on-site training and effective grievance mechanisms
•Better external engagement: Learn how to work with supplier factories to ensure data flow; move beyond Tier 1 suppliers for increased transparency and less supply chain risks
•Harness the power of capacity building in your suppliers and value chain; build cost effective programs to spread your standards down your supply chain
•Essentials on stakeholder engagement: How to deal with activist campaigners; train supplier managers to run a smarter business; develop meaningful partnerships with NGOs
•Communications about your supply chain sustainability: Make the most of your sustainability report, regain trust through a long-term communication strategy; engage consumers on your hard work in supply chain sustainability
More reasons why this is the ONLY sustainable supply chain specific event you need to attend this year:
•Exclusive insights from the top by Unilever, Sainsbury’s & Divine Chocolate: this is your chance to ask tough questions to top management from leading companies on HOW sustainability is embedded into their supply chains
•Fully participatory experience: This isn’t just another conference – we’ve banned power-point and 70% of the event’s time is now devoted to round tables and working groups, to ensure YOU are at the centre of the debate and get your questions answered.
•Cross sector learning: For a well-rounded view of your issues, you’ll hear best practices from the leaders in different industries such as apparel, FMCG, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and more!
•High level networking opportunities: half of the audience are of director level or above – don’t miss your opportunity to network with senior corporate decision makers from across Europe, North America and Asia
•The meeting place of the year for procurement and CSR communities: your chance to learn from and network with the best from the worlds of CSR / sustainability and procurement/supply chain!
Who comes to this conference?
The show is designed for senior corporate responsibility, supply chain, sourcing and procurement executives across a variety of industries such as; FMCG, Retail, Apparel, Chemicals, Automotive, Electronics, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals and many more.
Some of those who have already attended our conferences in the past include H&M, Nestle, Diageo, Timberland, B&Q, Rio Tinto, BASF, P&G, Coca Cola, Arcelor Mittal – to see the full list click here!
Huge savings are availble!
•Save £250 if you book before 2nd August with corporate/ service provider passes!
•Special NGO/ Academics rates – save £750 from the full price!
•If you’re from the CSR team and want to bring along your procurement colleagues (or the other way around) – special ‘dual CSR/procurement pass’ offer saves you £700 from the full price!
An unmissable opportunity for your business
If you are looking to learn more about how to build sustainable supply chains, achieve responsible sourcing and want to meet the biggest players in the space, then this is the forum to do it.
Full details are in the brochure – so download it today and see how Sustainable Supply Chain Summit 2013 will benefit your business! Click here to get the e-brochure sent directly to your inbox now
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Sustainable Supply Chain Transparency: Strategic Analysis and Best Practices
The Sustainable Supply Chain Imperative
Survey of Executives Views on Sustainable Supply Chains
Building Resilience to Supply Chain Disruptions due to Climate Change
Introduction to Sustainable Supply Chains
Introduction to (Sustainable) Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Supply Chains
The Rise of Sustainable Supply Chains
Sustainable Supply Chains are Profitable
Case Study Illustrates the Profitability of Sustainable Supply Chains
2012 Review: Sustainable Supply Chains
Sustainable Procurement Guidelines and Procedures
The Three Tiers of Sustainability and Supply Chains
Ten Sources of Green Supply Chain Information
Five Elements of a Sustainable Supply Chain
Environmental Regulations Shaping Today’s Sustainable Supply Chains
Sustainable Supply Chains and New Environmental Laws
Collaboration in Sustainable Supply Chains
The Lean Sustainable Supply Chain
Environmental Leader’s Top 15 Sustainable Supply Chain Stories of 2012
Sustainable Supply Chain Integration
Understanding Responsible Procurement and Creating Value
IT Sector Should Leverage Their Supply Chains
UN Supply Chain Sustainability Tool Introduced at Rio+20
CIPS Sustainable Procurement Tool
Sustainable Supply Chain Data Book
Responsible Procurement Strategy (e-book)
Video – Sustainable Supply Chain Tutorials from IMD
Video: Ten Steps To A Greener Supply Chain
Video: Future Supply Chain 2016
Video: Green Supply Chain
The Supply Chain of CO2 Emissions (White Paper)
New Dimensions in Supply Chain Management (White Paper)
Digging In: The Nuts and Bolts of Supply Chain Sustainability (White Paper)
White Paper – Best Practices in Sustainable Procurement of Paperboard