Responsible Sourcing in Higher Risk Countries: Protecting Your Reputation through Active Management

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Geneva Switzerland

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Objective

The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to support organizations as they look to increase their supplier base in higher risk locations around the World. More companies are sourcing more widely than ever before as the pace of globalization increases. As supply chains become more complex and more multi-national, the risk to prime and growing brands becomes a great focus and challenge.

This webinar outlines key steps that organizations can take to consider apply control to the risks. We also look at some key countries and explore issues. We conclude by offering solutions to support organizations as they strive to protect their reputation. This webinar covers issues around Labor Rights, Health & Safety, Environment and Business Integrity issues in developing countries. We also look at how certain drivers such as the Global Reporting Framework, GRI G4, is pushing companies to consider more deeply the material issues in their supply chains.

Agenda

  • The Growth in Multi-Tier Responsibility in Sourcing
  • Drivers of Attention – The Impact of GRI G4
  • A View of Risk in Topical Countries in Labor Relations
  • A Review of Solutions to Help Protect Your Reputation

Background

This is the first event in the 2014 SGS webinar series aimed at helping organizations to succeed in developing winning sustainability strategies and to support them in every step during the implementation. Key to an integrated and effective organizational strategy is a robust and effective responsible sourcing programme – this is central to business in 2014 and beyond.

Target Audience

This webinar will be most of interest to procurement professionals, sustainability professionals, organizational risk professionals, senior leadership teams in organizations that are investing heavily in brand building.

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09:00 a.m. London (GMT Summer Time)
10:00 a.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
06:30 p.m. Darwin (Australia Central Time)

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01:00 p.m. London (GMT Summer Time)

02:00 p.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
08:00 a.m. New York (Eastern Daylight Time)
09:00 p.m. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Singapore Time)

For more information, please contact:

Outi ArmstrongSGS
1 Place des Alpes
1211 Geneva
Switzerland
t: +41 22 739 9161

Event location: Online

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Supporting Organisations

ABB
Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
Basf
City Developments Ltd
DNV-GL
Geocycle
Sindicatum
Olam