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Responsible Supply Chain Management: The Role of Sustainability in Creating Opportunity and Reducing Risk

  • Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
  • Time: 8am-10:30am
  • Location: Hamilton Royal Botanical Gardens

Maintaining responsible supply chain practices is a growing priority, especially with scarce resources and concerns about global labour and environmental practices. Join us to learn how ensuring responsible environmental, social and economic practices throughout your value chain can:

Help uncover opportunities for innovation and cost savings Reduce risk to your reputation and your bottom line Create greater resilience. Our keynote speaker Mark Morrissey will be speaking on “Social Responsibility: Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities“. Mr. Morrissey consults in supply chain management with a focus on strategic sourcing and vendor management. He also works with organizations supporting the development of sustainable supply chains including environmental and social responsibilities.

Mark holds a Master’s of Science degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management from the University of Liverpool where he wrote his dissertation on environmental sustainability within high tech company supply chains.

Panelists include:

Michelle Albanese is Manager, Procurement Corporate Responsibility, Strategic Sourcing Group at TD Bank Group. Michelle is an accomplished presenter who will share insights on how sustainability or corporate responsibility is driving procurement at one of Canada’s largest banks. A panel of local businesses will also share their successes and challenges in building sustainable practices into their approach to purchasing and supply chain management.

If you are thinking of involving several people in your office in the Sustainable Procurement discussion, why not take advantage of our 15% group discount for groups of 4 or more? Sign up by September 25th and enjoy our Earlybird rates!

7:45 am – 8:15 am – Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:15 am – Workshop begins


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