The Ethical Sourcing Forum
New York, USA 13-14 March 2008
TAKE THE ETHICAL SOURCING FORUM (ESF) CHALLENGE
The premise behind the ESF challenge is to make you think and learn!
Develop knowledge and gather information through participation in the industry’s most unique form of learning and engagement…
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Secure your place today… and you will:
Gather and exchange experiences on good implementation practices
Build partnerships and engage with relevant stakeholders
Increase your awareness and strengthen your ability to reach your goals
Benchmark your current experience with other industry practitioners
Strengthen your ability to impact key issues that are important to you
If you don’t want to learn, look away now.
…and many more
KEY TOPICS INCLUDE:
“Green” is the New Black
Efficient ways to encourage the development of greener manufacturing methods across supply chain partners.
The Contenders: CSR vs. Sourcing
Learn how to create operating system synergies between CSR and Sourcing organizations that contribute to sustainable outcomes.
When to Say “I Do”:
Developing Sustainable Factory Remediation Plans
Listen as industry representatives share practical off the ground experience on engaging with suppliers to implement factory level improvement plans.
Minimizing the Monitoring Industry Divide
Explore your opportunities for partnerships with traditional monitoring institutions which encourage important shifts in practice, minimize perceptions and strengthen industry confidence.
Forward, Reverse or Turn at the Next Corner?
Is your current social and environmental supply chain approach driving sustainable impact or should you change lanes? Industry practioners share focused, practice oriented experience on the latest changes in company approaches to environmental and social supply chain issues.
Guess Who´s Coming to Dinner?
How to bring Sourcing, Procurement and Buyers into the CSR conversation.
Take Your Business Next Door
How to minimize resistance and achieve commitment within complex buyer – supplier business relationship environments.
Surviving the Impact of Climate Change
This specialized Self Help workshop will provide delegates with practical industry tools and techniques on how to measure climate change effects across your supply chain.
How to Make Sustainable Procurement More than Just a Goal
Developing sustainable procurement strategies in today’s reality.
Filling Green Shoes?
How to maintain your environmental commitment when 90% of your eco-footprint is from the supply chain.
Grassroot Perspectives from Suppliers, Facilities and Workers
Using Measurements to Motivate Performance, Ownership and Impact
…and many more.
To optimize interactivity and networking opportunities the places are limited to 200 participants. Register Now to avoid disappointment!
What is an ETHICAL SOURCING FORUM?
The Ethical Sourcing Forum (ESF) is an action oriented continuous learning industry initiative, open to those willing to play an active role in the development and successful implementation of sustainable social and environmental supply chain practices. The ESF platform gathers and compiles practical knowledge on new approaches which contribute to sustainable supply chain practices based on projects and initiatives undertaken by organizations engaged in off-the-ground supply chain activities.
The ESF indentifies industry training needs and collaborates across stakeholders to gather and transfer practical knowledge and good practice that improve the conditions of supply chains worldwide.
THE ESF BUSINESS CASE
Mini training forums based on off-the ground case studies and activities undertaken by otherindustry members
Opportunity to build bridges and partnerships with stakeholders
Issue or industry specific facilitated sessions, addressing your individual learning needs
Forum sessions aimed at developing or improving your sustainability implementation practices
Modify or improve existing strategic plans during interactive action orientated training sessions
Return home with recommendations to strengthen your current performance
For more information contact us directly on the details below:
Call Intertek on: +44(0)8.706.260.839
Places are limited! Register Now to avoid disappointment!
Due to limited seating availability, early registration will be open to corporations*, industry groups, and government.
* Non consulting