Track 1: Monitoring and Reporting
Tuesday, June 6 | 2:10 – 2:50 p.m.
Speaker: David Meyer, senior consultant, BSI
Today, companies are finding that inserting the sustainability principles into supply chain planning and implementation is no longer merely a mandate that must be dealt with at the “back end.” Those with foresight understand that sustainability must be a fundamental part of the design process from the very beginning, as manufacturers, large and small, continue to set a higher bar for responsible sourcing and supplier codes of conduct. Identifying and developing value-added transparency and proactive collaboration throughout the supply chain is now proving itself a way to leverage organizational risk.
In this session, the presenter will review the key elements of supply chain management, sustainability and the linkages between the two that drive business success. In this session, you will learn:
Several case studies across several business sectors will be presented that demonstrate how companies can engage and collaborate with their “major spends” and how to drive supply chain transparency.