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Conference Agenda

Day One


07:30 - 08:45
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Speech

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:30
Hear from first-hand The Impact of Section 54 (Transparency in supply chains) of Modern Slavery Act and what does good practice look like?
  • Modern Slavery in the boardroom: The need for change to be driven from the top
  • Modern Slavery in the spotlight: Increase in business and human rights legislation globally
  • The business case for ethical supply chains
  • Importance of collective action: sharing the burden of risk analysis
  • Engaging civil society to drive up scrutiny and accountability

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland OBE Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Moderator: Unseen Andrew Wallis CEO Unseen

09:30 - 10:30
Traceability & Supply Change Due Diligence: What are the best practices and how can you deep dive?

Significant risks and adverse practices are rife in the broader supply base of any global company. Visibility is always imperfect and companies or individuals will let you down. Unfortunately, your reputation will be at risk if you don’t pay attention to these challenges. So, what’s required, reasonable, viable and desirable? How to control your local community impact? Plus, how to clearly set out your position.

ICTI CARE Carmel Giblin CEO & President ICTI CARE

The Coca-Cola Company Brent Wilton Director Global Workplace rights The Coca-Cola Company

Global Witness Gillian Caldwell CEO Global Witness

Moderator: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Phil Bloomer Executive Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

10:30 - 11:00
Covestro Case Study: Value Creation Keynote

Hear how embedding responsibility at the core of the business strategy can drive transformative commercial value and deliver systemic change and at scale

covestro Dirk Jan de With Chief Procurement Officer Covestro

Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

11:00 - 11:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 11:50
Carlsberg case study: Using best practice and technology to achieve ambitious sustainability targets

More information coming soon…

Company_Name Phil Hodges Executive Vice President Group Supply Chain Carlsberg

Company_Name Simon Hoffmeyer Boas Director of Sustainability Carlsberg

Moderator: UCD JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

11:50 - 12:40
Coalition keynote: United we stand – the changing nature of collaborations across Supply-bases

Divide and rule is no more. Collaborate to win is the paradigm of the 21st century. The sheer complexity of Supply Chain issues means that no company should stand alone. Understand how industries can move towards shared responsibility…and the potential this unlocks in terms of tangible, positive change as well as savings and risk mitigation.

Debenhams Caroline Haycock Director of Ethical Trade & Corporate Responsibility Debenhams

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Baptiste Carriere-Pradal Vice President, Europe Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Walmart Tom Smith Director Strategy – Collaboration Responsible Sourcing Walmart

Moderator: British Retail Consortium Peter Andrews Head of Sustainability Policy British Retail Consortium

12:40 - 12:45
Peer to Peer discussions:

What have been your biggest challenges and solutions when driving transformative change through ambitious coalitions?

12:45 - 14:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:30
Human Rights Workshop: Going beyond audit to pursue real social, environmental and business positive impacts

Moderator: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Phil Bloomer Executive Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Marks and Spencer Louise Nicholls Corporate Head of Human Rights, Food sustainability (Plan A) and Food packaging Marks and Spencer

The Coca-Cola Company Brent Wilton Director Global Workplace rights The Coca-Cola Company

Moderator: Unseen Andrew Wallis Founder & CEO Unseen

15:30 - 16:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
16:00 - 16:20
Case Study: Re-assessing your Supply Chain – Sustainability at the core

Recent human rights and environmental legislations as well as increasing customer and investor expectations are placing unprecedented burdens on corporate supply chains. It is imperative that corporate supply chains respond to this but also that they remain aligned to their broader business strategy, all working together for the greater good. So, before you can know your risks, force change, measure impact and boost commercial value everybody in the Supply Chain-mix must understand what Sustainability is in context and how to contribute. EDF Energy will be sharing their journey, how they aligned Corporate and Supply Chain strategies and how they are now driving their Better Supply Chain plan forward

EDF Energy Andy Horne Head of Supply Chain - Finance EDF Energy

Moderator: UCD JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

16:20 - 17:00
Supplier education, support and motivation. How to mobilise their people to help you meet your objectives – Prove the sustainability case

Move beyond mandate and control, eradicating box-ticking ‘compliance’ to shifting mindsets by communicating culture and influencing behaviours. We look at tools you can use to bolster supplier’s sustainability credentials/capabilities as well as educational programmes that are proven to make a real difference.

ABB Kanishk Negi Global SCM Sustainability Manager ABB

Deutsche Telekom Melanie Kubin-Hardewig Vice President Group Sustainability Management Deutsche Telekom

Moderator: World Resources Institute JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

17:00 - 18:00
Putting competition aside. The role of industry-wide stakeholders-centric initiatives in forcing fundamental change

Everybody knows that better collaboration amongst competitors, other industries and Public or Private bodies can accelerate sustainability solutions and impact. By the same token, it can cripple progress if initiatives are poorly designed. We look at the mechanics of the best examples of successful collaboration beyond the corporate walls.

Alstom Amandine Noureldin Sustainable Sourcing Director Alstom

SKF Magnus Rosén Senior Sustainability Advisor SKF

WWF Laila Petrie Corporate Partnership Manager WWF

Tommy Hilfiger Global Esther Verburg Vice President Corporate Responsibility Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe

Moderator: World Resources Institute JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

18:00 - 19:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

Day Two


08:00 - 09:00
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 09:45
Carlsberg Case Study Part 2: Using science based and purpose to develop industry-leading sustainability targets

In June 2017, Carlsberg set measurable targets towards 2022 and 2030.

Hear how Carlsberg has developed the quantifiable programme by looking at science, heritage and purpose and what strategies and actions are being taken to meet the ambitious targets.

Carlsberg Group Simon Hoffmeyer Boas Director of Sustainability Carlsberg Group

Moderator: WWF Gareth Redmond-King Head of Climate & Energy (formerly at DECC) WWF

09:45 - 10:30
Technology Keynote: The role of Tech & Data in delivering responsible Supply Chain management

Tech has been reshaping procurement and supply chain practices for years but it’s early days when it comes to facilitating sustainability efforts. With increasingly affordable connected devices, cloud-based systems and data-based intelligence tools now’s the time to cut through the tech hype, explore wins and recognise limitations.

Foreign Trade Associatio Darrell Doren Senior Director Sustainability Foreign Trade Association

Ahold Delhaize GSO B.V. Dr. Leon Mol Director Product Safety & Social Compliance Ahold Delhaize GSO B.V.

Chainpoint Anneleen Veldhuizen Business Development Director ChainPoint

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

10:30 - 11:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:50
Process - Putting sustainability in the middle of workflow

Ensure responsible supply chain strategy is understood, value defined and objectives set. And how processes can be adapted to minimise complexity and bring CSR, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sourcing, Logistics, IT, Finance, Compliance, Marketing, Corp Communications, Governance into line.

ABTA Mark Tanzer CEO ABTA

TUI Group Jane Ashton Sustainable Development Director TUI Group

Walgreens Boots Alliance Cheryl Hall Director Regulatory and Quality Policy Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

11:50 - 12:30
Correlating the right data to prove the social impacts and business benefits of your responsible Supply Chain

Systematically gathering data will take you so far. How to correlate the existing data with the improvements that sustainability initiatives can deliver and share Impact with internal team and external stakeholders / Risk insights is the bigger challenge. Thereafter, how findings are distributed to drive stakeholder engagement and action can be the difference between success and failure. So how to change up what you’re doing to bolster outcomes?

Akzonobel Chris Cook Global Sustainability Director Akzonobel

SupplyShift Alexander Gershenson CEO SupplyShift

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

12:30 - 13:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
13:30 - 14:00

Chair: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

13:30 - 14:00
Beyond Tier 1 - How to influence your supplier’s suppliers

How to make the principle of ‘cascading expectations’ work more efficiently? How to best incentivize supplier ownership deeper in the supply chain and grow the “assurance toolbox”? Understand your suppliers need to work in tandem to manage your risks and deliver impact

The Co-operative Aisha Aswani Ethical Trading Manager The Co-operative

Dell Louise Koch Corporate Sustainability Lead Dell

Moderator: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

14:00 - 14:35
Beyond Compliance & Audit – what more can data and systems do for you and your suppliers?

Auditing is the start point but isn’t designed to help actively manage supply chain risk. Understand what data you should be collecting, the mechanisms and cost; plus, how to roll out technologies that can influence behaviours and measure impact from the factory floor to the field.

Mattel Edena Low VP Citizenship and External Affairs Mattel

Oxfam Penny Fowler Head, Global Policy and Campaigns Oxfam

Verisk Maplecroft Dr James Allan Director, Consulting (EMEA & APAC) Verisk Maplecroft

Moderator: ICTI CARE Mark Robertson Director – Communications & Stakeholder Engagement ICTI CARE

14:35 - 15:30
Embedding Sustainability in the Supply Chain and Procurement strategy - Winning hearts and minds to ensure sustainability and commercial objectives dovetail

For all the noise around Sustainability, cost and reliability still dominate supply chain and procurement management thinking. Fundamentals need to change to respond to global regulations, stakeholder’s requirements and brand impact. How to re-engineer Corporate objectives to ensure sustainability is central rather than peripheral to supply chain and procurement management strategies

the Body Shop - L’Oréal Group Mark Davis International Sourcing Director the Body Shop - L’Oréal Group

Bayer Delf Bintakies Head of Procurement Risk & Sustainability Bayer

Volvo Group Eva Bennis Director Sustainability and Compliance Volvo Group

Moderator: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

15:30
COFFEE BREAK and END OF CONFERENCE

Day One


07:30 - 08:45
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Speech

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:30
Hear from first-hand The Impact of Section 54 (Transparency in supply chains) of Modern Slavery Act and what does good practice look like?
  • Modern Slavery in the boardroom: The need for change to be driven from the top
  • Modern Slavery in the spotlight: Increase in business and human rights legislation globally
  • The business case for ethical supply chains
  • Importance of collective action: sharing the burden of risk analysis
  • Engaging civil society to drive up scrutiny and accountability

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland OBE Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Moderator: Unseen Andrew Wallis CEO Unseen

09:30 - 10:30
Traceability & Supply Change Due Diligence: What are the best practices and how can you deep dive?

Significant risks and adverse practices are rife in the broader supply base of any global company. Visibility is always imperfect and companies or individuals will let you down. Unfortunately, your reputation will be at risk if you don’t pay attention to these challenges. So, what’s required, reasonable, viable and desirable? How to control your local community impact? Plus, how to clearly set out your position.

ICTI CARE Carmel Giblin CEO & President ICTI CARE

The Coca-Cola Company Brent Wilton Director Global Workplace rights The Coca-Cola Company

Global Witness Gillian Caldwell CEO Global Witness

Moderator: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Phil Bloomer Executive Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

10:30 - 11:00
Covestro Case Study: Value Creation Keynote

Hear how embedding responsibility at the core of the business strategy can drive transformative commercial value and deliver systemic change and at scale

covestro Dirk Jan de With Chief Procurement Officer Covestro

Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

11:00 - 11:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 11:50
Carlsberg case study: Using best practice and technology to achieve ambitious sustainability targets

More information coming soon…

Company_Name Phil Hodges Executive Vice President Group Supply Chain Carlsberg

Company_Name Simon Hoffmeyer Boas Director of Sustainability Carlsberg

Moderator: UCD JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

11:50 - 12:40
Coalition keynote: United we stand – the changing nature of collaborations across Supply-bases

Divide and rule is no more. Collaborate to win is the paradigm of the 21st century. The sheer complexity of Supply Chain issues means that no company should stand alone. Understand how industries can move towards shared responsibility…and the potential this unlocks in terms of tangible, positive change as well as savings and risk mitigation.

Debenhams Caroline Haycock Director of Ethical Trade & Corporate Responsibility Debenhams

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Baptiste Carriere-Pradal Vice President, Europe Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Walmart Tom Smith Director Strategy – Collaboration Responsible Sourcing Walmart

Moderator: British Retail Consortium Peter Andrews Head of Sustainability Policy British Retail Consortium

12:40 - 12:45
Peer to Peer discussions:

What have been your biggest challenges and solutions when driving transformative change through ambitious coalitions?

12:45 - 14:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:30
Human Rights Workshop: Going beyond audit to pursue real social, environmental and business positive impacts

Moderator: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Phil Bloomer Executive Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Marks and Spencer Louise Nicholls Corporate Head of Human Rights, Food sustainability (Plan A) and Food packaging Marks and Spencer

The Coca-Cola Company Brent Wilton Director Global Workplace rights The Coca-Cola Company

Moderator: Unseen Andrew Wallis Founder & CEO Unseen

15:30 - 16:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
16:00 - 16:20
Case Study: Re-assessing your Supply Chain – Sustainability at the core

Recent human rights and environmental legislations as well as increasing customer and investor expectations are placing unprecedented burdens on corporate supply chains. It is imperative that corporate supply chains respond to this but also that they remain aligned to their broader business strategy, all working together for the greater good. So, before you can know your risks, force change, measure impact and boost commercial value everybody in the Supply Chain-mix must understand what Sustainability is in context and how to contribute. EDF Energy will be sharing their journey, how they aligned Corporate and Supply Chain strategies and how they are now driving their Better Supply Chain plan forward

EDF Energy Andy Horne Head of Supply Chain - Finance EDF Energy

Moderator: UCD JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

16:20 - 17:00
Supplier education, support and motivation. How to mobilise their people to help you meet your objectives – Prove the sustainability case

Move beyond mandate and control, eradicating box-ticking ‘compliance’ to shifting mindsets by communicating culture and influencing behaviours. We look at tools you can use to bolster supplier’s sustainability credentials/capabilities as well as educational programmes that are proven to make a real difference.

ABB Kanishk Negi Global SCM Sustainability Manager ABB

Deutsche Telekom Melanie Kubin-Hardewig Vice President Group Sustainability Management Deutsche Telekom

Moderator: World Resources Institute JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

17:00 - 18:00
Putting competition aside. The role of industry-wide stakeholders-centric initiatives in forcing fundamental change

Everybody knows that better collaboration amongst competitors, other industries and Public or Private bodies can accelerate sustainability solutions and impact. By the same token, it can cripple progress if initiatives are poorly designed. We look at the mechanics of the best examples of successful collaboration beyond the corporate walls.

Alstom Amandine Noureldin Sustainable Sourcing Director Alstom

SKF Magnus Rosén Senior Sustainability Advisor SKF

WWF Laila Petrie Corporate Partnership Manager WWF

Tommy Hilfiger Global Esther Verburg Vice President Corporate Responsibility Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe

Moderator: World Resources Institute JP Leous Corporate Relations World Resources Institute

18:00 - 19:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

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Day Two


08:00 - 09:00
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 09:45
Carlsberg Case Study Part 2: Using science based and purpose to develop industry-leading sustainability targets

In June 2017, Carlsberg set measurable targets towards 2022 and 2030.

Hear how Carlsberg has developed the quantifiable programme by looking at science, heritage and purpose and what strategies and actions are being taken to meet the ambitious targets.

Carlsberg Group Simon Hoffmeyer Boas Director of Sustainability Carlsberg Group

Moderator: WWF Gareth Redmond-King Head of Climate & Energy (formerly at DECC) WWF

09:45 - 10:30
Technology Keynote: The role of Tech & Data in delivering responsible Supply Chain management

Tech has been reshaping procurement and supply chain practices for years but it’s early days when it comes to facilitating sustainability efforts. With increasingly affordable connected devices, cloud-based systems and data-based intelligence tools now’s the time to cut through the tech hype, explore wins and recognise limitations.

Foreign Trade Associatio Darrell Doren Senior Director Sustainability Foreign Trade Association

Ahold Delhaize GSO B.V. Dr. Leon Mol Director Product Safety & Social Compliance Ahold Delhaize GSO B.V.

Chainpoint Anneleen Veldhuizen Business Development Director ChainPoint

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

10:30 - 11:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:50
Process - Putting sustainability in the middle of workflow

Ensure responsible supply chain strategy is understood, value defined and objectives set. And how processes can be adapted to minimise complexity and bring CSR, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sourcing, Logistics, IT, Finance, Compliance, Marketing, Corp Communications, Governance into line.

ABTA Mark Tanzer CEO ABTA

TUI Group Jane Ashton Sustainable Development Director TUI Group

Walgreens Boots Alliance Cheryl Hall Director Regulatory and Quality Policy Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

11:50 - 12:30
Correlating the right data to prove the social impacts and business benefits of your responsible Supply Chain

Systematically gathering data will take you so far. How to correlate the existing data with the improvements that sustainability initiatives can deliver and share Impact with internal team and external stakeholders / Risk insights is the bigger challenge. Thereafter, how findings are distributed to drive stakeholder engagement and action can be the difference between success and failure. So how to change up what you’re doing to bolster outcomes?

Akzonobel Chris Cook Global Sustainability Director Akzonobel

SupplyShift Alexander Gershenson CEO SupplyShift

Moderator: Independent Expert Martin Wright Director Positive News Independent Expert

12:30 - 13:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
13:30 - 14:00

Chair: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

13:30 - 14:00
Beyond Tier 1 - How to influence your supplier’s suppliers

How to make the principle of ‘cascading expectations’ work more efficiently? How to best incentivize supplier ownership deeper in the supply chain and grow the “assurance toolbox”? Understand your suppliers need to work in tandem to manage your risks and deliver impact

The Co-operative Aisha Aswani Ethical Trading Manager The Co-operative

Dell Louise Koch Corporate Sustainability Lead Dell

Moderator: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

14:00 - 14:35
Beyond Compliance & Audit – what more can data and systems do for you and your suppliers?

Auditing is the start point but isn’t designed to help actively manage supply chain risk. Understand what data you should be collecting, the mechanisms and cost; plus, how to roll out technologies that can influence behaviours and measure impact from the factory floor to the field.

Mattel Edena Low VP Citizenship and External Affairs Mattel

Oxfam Penny Fowler Head, Global Policy and Campaigns Oxfam

Verisk Maplecroft Dr James Allan Director, Consulting (EMEA & APAC) Verisk Maplecroft

Moderator: ICTI CARE Mark Robertson Director – Communications & Stakeholder Engagement ICTI CARE

14:35 - 15:30
Embedding Sustainability in the Supply Chain and Procurement strategy - Winning hearts and minds to ensure sustainability and commercial objectives dovetail

For all the noise around Sustainability, cost and reliability still dominate supply chain and procurement management thinking. Fundamentals need to change to respond to global regulations, stakeholder’s requirements and brand impact. How to re-engineer Corporate objectives to ensure sustainability is central rather than peripheral to supply chain and procurement management strategies

the Body Shop - L’Oréal Group Mark Davis International Sourcing Director the Body Shop - L’Oréal Group

Bayer Delf Bintakies Head of Procurement Risk & Sustainability Bayer

Volvo Group Eva Bennis Director Sustainability and Compliance Volvo Group

Moderator: UCD Prof. Donna Marshall Director Centre for Business and Society UCD

15:30
COFFEE BREAK and END OF CONFERENCE

Purchase the Post-Conference Materials

Event Presentations • Event Audio • On Demand Subscription