Build a Responsible, Resilient and Secure Value Chain
Back for the 9th year, The Sustainable Supply Chain Summit is the world's leading meeting place for senior executives looking to put sustainability at the heart of their supply chains and wider value chains. The key themes being addressed this year include:
New topics for 2014:
- Collaborate Meaningfully: Maximise leverage and scalability of your sustainability initiatives by coalescing with other companies and stakeholders in areas of mutual interest
- Eliminate Conflict Minerals: Hear from the leading companeis and initatives to remove conflict-derived materials within your supply chain
- Develop Suppliers Effectively: Induce real change in supplier managerial practices by moving to enterprise capacity development and best practice supplier training
Other issues being covered:
- Embed Sustainability: Fuse CSR and sustainability into procurement and supply chain to future-proof your viability as a business
- Minimise Environmental Footprint: Measure the environmental impact of your value chain and adjust your business to create environmentally sustainable products and circular economies
- Elevate Monitoring Systems and Standards: Overcome the issues of complexity and size, learn how to elevate your monitoring to a supply chain level for efficient and scalable value chain transparency
The Sustainable Supply Chain Summit is now established as THE meeting place for those looking to embed sustainability into their value chain. The event brings together over 200 senior executives working in value chain, supply chain, procurement, sustainability, CSR; along with the key government, civil society and association representatives this is the only place you need to be in order to witness the upward progress of business.
Here is a sample of our confirmed 2014 speakers:
- Dirk Jan de With, Vice President, Procurement Ingredients & Sustainability, Unilever
- Donna Westerman, Vice President, Responsible Sourcing, Mars Inc.
- Tobias Fischer, Relations Sustainability Director, H&M
- Luis Neves, Executive Vice President, Group Climate Change and Sustainability Officer, Deutsche Telekom
- Madeleine Fries, Head of Responsible Sourcing, Ericsson
- Giles Bolton, Ethical Trading Director, Tesco
- Ian Hope-Johnstone, Director, Agriculture Sustainability, PepsiCo
- Dirk Voeste , Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, BASF
- Rosey Hurst, Founder and Director, Impactt
- Mike Barry, Director, Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer
What people have said about the summit?
Ethical Corporation bring together the best in business to make a difference
Jeff Swartz, CEO, Timberland
Excellent; well organised , thought-provoking, collegial
Greg Rossiter, Corporate Communications Director, Nike
I thought the start and finish timings, the mix of panel and roundtables and networking breaks worked really well. Banning PowerPoint was also really effectively as it ensured the panel stuck to the brief and didn’t just present about their company
Dave Howson, Global Sustainability Director, Bacardi
The 9th Sustainable Supply Chain Summit guarantees to provide you with:
- Expert corporate speaker line-up of senior CSR and supply chain execs sharing their lessons and ideas for the future
- 200+ peers all in one place networking and discussing the key topics that matter to those working in CSR, sustainability, procurement and supply chains
- Go back to the office with a whole list of ideas after two jam-packed days of debate, Q&As and interactive roundtable discussions
We're just in the process of putting together the agenda and recruiting speaker that addresses the key issues for this year's Summit. Ensure you don't miss a thing, leave your info here and we'll make sure you're the first to know about the Summit and key updates.
This Summit will be Ethical Corporation at its best: No powerpoint - no theoretical fluff - just robust debate and in-depth, honest discussions with Heads of CSR and Supply Chains, and practical sessions on what matters most to you!
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