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LUMINARIES SERIES

Executive Roundtables about sustainability and social responsibility for CPOs and senior professionals in procurement

Ahead of the Curve: 
Leveraging Sustainable Procurement to Anticipate Risk and Enhance Brand Value
 

Leaders in purchasing and supply chain across every industry are seeking innovative ways to optimize value creation beyond cost savings and ‘tick-the-box’ exercises. With increased stakeholder demands, public scrutiny and regulations around sustainability - like the California Transparency Act, the UK Modern Slavery Act, and France’s Duty of Care Bill – the pressure (and challenge) is on procurement to ensure that standard practices meet these expectations.

Knowing more about the sustainability performance of suppliers can protect your sourcing activities and also reveal best practices and untapped opportunities.

This fall, join procurement professionals, industry thought leaders, and EcoVadis executives to discuss how to proactively (and efficiently) leverage sustainable procurement to drive a resilient supply chain. Come and share your views on the goals, challenges and experiences in sustainable procurement.

Key takeaways will include:

Check out last year's highlights and speakers here.

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CPO Luminaries Roundtable in San Francisco

LOGISTICS

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Financial District, San Francisco
Cost: Complimentary but registration is required
Who should attend: Senior executives in procurement, sourcing and sustainability

AGENDA

9am Registration
9:30am Welcome
9:45am Improving Sustainability Performance: Navigating the Challenges of Complex Supply Chains
10:15am
Customer journeys to sustainable procurement
Convincing Leadership of the Business Value
Breaking Down Silos: How to Build Collaboration Across Sustainability and Procurement Teams
10:45am Break
11:15am Sustainable Procurement, Why Now?
Emily Rakowski, CMO, EcoVadis
11:30am Roundtable discussions
12:30pm Light lunch & networking
1:30pm Event ends*

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Emily Rakowski

Chief Marketing Officer, EcoVadis

ANNA SMITH

CEO at Lorem ipsum

Val Monk

Head Third Party Oversight GSK

Val Monk

Head Third Party Oversight GSK

CPO Luminaries Roundtable in New York

LOGISTICS

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 1:30pm
Location: Midtown East, New York
Cost: Complimentary but registration is required
Who should attend: Senior executives in procurement, sourcing and sustainability

AGENDA

9am Registration
9:30am Welcome
9:45am
Improving Sustainability Performance: Navigating the Challenges of Complex Supply Chains
Mari-lou Dupont, Senior Manager, Decent Work & Social Sustainability, United Nations Global Compact
10:15am
Customer journeys to sustainable procurement
Convincing Leadership of the Business Value
Breaking Down Silos: How to Build Collaboration Across Sustainability and Procurement Teams
10:45am Break
11:15am Sustainable Procurement, Why Now?
Pierre-François Thaler, Co-CEO, EcoVadis
11:30am Roundtable discussions
12:30pm Light lunch & networking
1:30pm Event ends*

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Pierre-François Thaler

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Ecovadis

Mari-lou Dupont

Senior Manager, Decent Work & Social Sustainability, United Nations Global Compact