8th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit

8th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit
Date: 7-8 Oktober 2013,
Venue: Regents park Marriott Hotel, London
Organisation: Ethical Corporation
URL: http://events.ethicalcorp.com/supplychain/index.php


Drive CR, transparency and cost efficiency down your value chain

The 8th annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit, 150 attendees, 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

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