Responsible Sourcing: Taking Control of Your Supply Chain (Webinar)

Date
Location

Geneva Switzerland

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April 29, 2014

Objective

The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to support organizations as they look to challenge their supply chains to be more sustainable. It will help organizations to understand key risks in global supply chains and will outline approaches to screening and classifying suppliers.

This webinar outlines key steps that organizations can take to consider apply control to the risks. 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.

Background

This is the third 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. It will also be of benefit to senior management in small organizations who are seeking routes for their products and services into larger multi-nationals. Any professional in the supply chain or actively selling to other businesses will benefit from understanding the challenges.

Register here: www.sgs.com/socialresponsibilitywebinars

For more information, please contact:

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

Event location: Online

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Outi Armstrong
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Supporting Organisations

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