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Leadership Series: Sustainable Supply Chain

Date:   Feb 21, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020
Time:   8:00 AM (EST)
Location:  
Robert McEwen Auditorium
Schulich School of Business

4700 Keele Street
North York, ON

With sustainability becoming a global focus, supply chain has attained the status of being the starting point. An organization’s supply chain function can be instrumental in promoting environmental well-being, fair trade practices and human rights. Attend this session to build your sustainability roadmap.

This event is eligible for 5 CPD points.

AGENDA

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
 
8:35 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
 

 

 

 

 
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM Leadership Panel
Future of Supply Chain: Emerging Trends and Possibilities for Sustainable Supply Chain
 
  • How do you define sustainability?
  • Who in your organization drives sustainability?
  • How can you better measure sustainability?
  • How are you embedding sustainability in your supply chains by managing risks and adopting corporate commitments to human rights, ethics, environment and sourcing?
  • What technology solutions and innovations are helping you enable transparency?
  • What is the investment and cost of compliance for delivering a sustainability program?
  • What are the challenges?
 

 

 

 

 
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Morning Networking Break
 
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Sustainability Overview
 
  • Identify your issues and goals to understand what needs to happen to make your business more sustainable
  • How to better manage risks, improve efficiency, look at revenue and growth opportunities
  • How to align and integrate your sustainability vision into your overall corporate strategy
 

 

 

 

 
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Panel
Ensure a Sustainable Supply Chain through Responsible Sourcing & Procurement
 
  • Importance of sustainable procurement
  • How to navigate the sustainable procurement challenge and integrate social and environmental impacts into your buying process
  • What are hurdles that limit sustainable procurement ROI
  • Key priorities within procurement organizations
 

 

 

 

 
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch
 
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Case Study
Building Sustainability into the Supply Chain
 
  • Developing a business case for sustainability
  • Measuring and benchmarking environmental footprint across the supply chain
  • Empowering suppliers and partners to validate and drive sustainability
  • Getting a seat at the table and working together to maximize impact
 

 

 

 

 
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Panel
How can Supplier Diversity Ensure a Sustainable Supply Chain
 
  • What are the primary drivers of supplier diversity program?
  • What are the benefits of inclusive and diverse sourcing chains?
  • How do you locate diverse suppliers?
  • Where do you start when setting up a supplier diversity program?
  • What are the biggest challenges in the supplier diversity space?
  • Role of procurement and supply chain in encouraging inclusion
 

 

 

 

 
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
 
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Panel
Managing Supplier Risks Effectively
 
  • What are the best practices that enable you to manage supplier risks?
  • Do you have visibility of all your suppliers?
  • How do you make sure that your supply chain complies with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements?
  • What are the benefits of a having a robust framework to manage supplier risk throughout the sourcing cycle?
  • What challenges do you face in managing this?
 

 

 

 

 
4:30 PM
Closing Remarks

 

PRICING

FULL DAY SEMINAR

  • Member - $495.00
  • Non-Member - $595.00 includes a Supply Chain Canada membership until April 30, 2021. (Activated after seminar ends)

Interested in sending a Team? Email us at info.on@supplychaincanada.com

EARN YOUR CPD POINTS

Full Day Seminar – 5 CPD Points

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Want to showcase your product to a group of supply chain professionals?

Want to network with supply chain leaders?

Let's talk. We will provide you with customized opportunities.

If you are interested, please email events.on@supplychaincanada.com and we will get back to you promptly.

 

Title Partner

Venue Partners

The Story Group Schulich     

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