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How to Build Inclusive, Resilient Supply Chains

New York

 

Date and Time

Friday June 5, 2015
8:30 am-10:30 am


Location

New York


Topics

#Climate Change, #Inclusive Economy, #Resilience, #Supply Chain


BSR will host a breakfast event on how companies are driving positive social and environmental impacts and achieving meaningful sustainability outcomes through their supply chains.

From driving ambitious emissions reductions to empowering women workers, supply chains represent one of the most valuable channels through which businesses can take action on their sustainability goals. Presenters will share insights from BSR research and innovative corporate practices on this topic and will lead participants in an interactive discussion about how to build inclusive, resilient supply chains.

The agenda will feature:

  • Remarks from BSR’s President and CEO, Aron Cramer
  • An introduction to BSR’s new report on building climate-resilient supply chains, led by BSR's Director of Supply Chain Sustainability Tara Norton
  • Insights from Anita Househam, UN Global Compact Senior Manager, on how companies are creating inclusive supply chains
  • An informal networking reception to share ideas and meet peers in the BSR network

Speakers

  • Anita Househam, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability, UN Global Compact
  • Jason Pearson, Executive Director, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
  • Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR
  • Tara Norton, Managing Director, BSR
  • Additional speakers to be announced

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