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2012 Sustainable Purchasing and Supply Summit

By on January 22, 2013

26Apr 201209:00
26Apr 201218:00
The first UK conference to present an holistic view of sustainable procurement and the role of the supply chain in more responsible business and government.

The Sustainable Purchasing and Supply Summit offers:

- The latest thinking on balancing environmental, social, ethical & economic factors within your procurement and supply chain strategy

- Expert insights into measuring sustainability, the new BS8903 Sustainable Procurement standards and their application within the real world

- Numerous examples of best practice within the commercial, public and third sectors, presented by senior practitioners in leading organisations

- Practical advice on formulating a successful action plan and quantifying the benefits generated by its implementation

- World-class speakers, valuable networking opportunities, convenient location and a special showcase of innovative suppliers

This unique one-day forum is organised in association with The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), providing senior executives with a strategic view of the impact of their procurement and supply chain operations on the environment and society as a whole.

Key themes for April 2012 include:

STRATEGY FORMULATION: THE 3 E’s (Environmental, Ethical & Economic)
Agreeing & Setting the Right Objectives for your Organisation

BUILDING AN ACTION PLAN
Setting Achievable Goals for the Short, Medium and Long-Terms

IMPLEMENTATION & CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Engaging Stakeholders throughout the Supply Chain

MEASURING YOUR PROGRESS
Visibility, Benchmarking & Measurement of Bottomline (Financial) Impacts

REALISING THE EXTENDED BENEFITS
Understanding & Capitalising on ‘Soft’ Non-Financial Benefits
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