Sustainable Procurement Conference 2012, London

Sustainable Procurement Conference 2012, London

To deliver a truly sustainable offer to ever demanding customers you must work with your suppliers to address key sustainability impacts. The Action Sustainability Annual Conference will give you the chance to discover the answers to some of the big challenges you face from an exciting pool of leading procurement and sustainability experts.

This prestigious one-day event will empower you to:

  • Bring down costs whilst delivering sustainability
  • Develop an effective sustainable procurement strategy aligned to your organisational goals
  • Align your procurement processes to ensure engagement from your suppliers
  • Effectively monitor the sustainability progress and competence of your supply chain
  • Understand how much you can expect from your suppliers and ensure it works for them to
  • Create a team of sustainability champions from your procurement team
  • Understand how BS8903 and a range of other tools can help you overcome these challenges

Hear from and engage with award winning companies and vastly experienced Procurement and Sustainability Directors from organisations such as; Adidas, Molson Coors, Goldman Sachs, Arup, Skanska, Lend Lease, Siemens, Sodexo, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury’s.

The conference, organised by actionsustainability, will take place at Sainsbury’s Store Support Centre, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT on February 9th, 2012.

Agenda

8.00  Conference Breakfast

9.00  Chair’s opening remarks

9.10  Opening keynote – Overcoming the Big Global Sustainability Challenges

9.45  The big global challenges and how to best tackle these

11.00  Sustainable Procurement Best Practice workshops

  • BS 8903 – do you measure up?
  • Delivering community benefits through supply chains
  • Sustainable procurement in construction
  • Sustainability and value?

12.00  Driving environmental and social sustainability in the square mile?

1.00  Lunch

2.00  Afternoon keynote

2.30  The construction sector – can it deliver?

3.30  Sustainable Procurement Best Practice workshops

  • BS 8903 – do you measure up?
  • Delivering community benefits through supply chains
  • Sustainable procurement in construction
  • Sustainability and value?

4.30  How client demands can influence supply in the retail and food sectors

5.10  Closing remarks

5.30  Close


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