23 October, 2018 | (01 hr)
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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues increasingly feature on chief procurement officers’ radar. The role of procurement is no longer limited to securing materials and services at competitive cost, managing risks, or securing supplier resources for innovation. It is now a function that helps the business optimize its supply chain to create and deliver greatest value. But, how does a company encourage its suppliers to advance from measuring their sustainability activities to focusing on the actual environmental and social outcomes?
Join us as we discuss and present the findings from our latest research on Sustainable Procurement – Lessons from Leading Companies. Hear from two leading companies that have successfully demonstrated and achieved impact along their supply chain.
Key Learnings :
- Case for sustainable supply chain
- Sustainable supply chain: current state of affairs
- What impact is and why it is important
- Sustainable procurement framework: self-assessment tool
- Lessons from leading companies
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Anu is a senior sustainability researcher in The Conference Board Corporate Leadership practice and has over 15 years of sustainability experience working across the private, public and third-sector. Prior to joining The Conference Board, Anu was in the corporate sustain...Full Bio
Tony Roy manages supplier sustainability, auditing and governance within BT Group Procurement. His key areas of focus are ethical & environmental improvements for BT’s suppliers of goods and services, and runs BT’s Modern Slavery Act due diligence with high-risk suppliers. Tony al...Full Bio
Dr. Uwe Schulte
Uwe Schulte is program director for the China Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Council at The Conference Board. He has also led the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (Europe), Procurement Leadership, and Responsible Sourcing Councils.
Schulte is founder and CEO of Pro...Full Bio