BSR logo

BSR Connect icon

BSR Connect

Upcoming Events

The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

New York

 

Date and Time

Thursday June 21, 2018
8:30 am-12:30 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)


Location

New York


Topics

#Financial Services, #Supply Chain


Join BSR for a half-day convening to learn how embedding environmental, labor, and human rights considerations into supply chain finance mechanisms can help achieve business and sustainability goals by rewarding and incentivizing sustainable behaviors in global supply chains. Sustainable supply chain finance offers benefits to suppliers, global buyers, and finance providers and has the potential to transform supply chains.

The event will bring together global buyers, trade finance providers, and other relevant actors to demystify supply chain finance mechanisms, explore sustainable supply chain finance solutions, and catalyze action. BSR will present the outcomes of our upcoming research report, Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity. The report and event are supported by Humanity United.  

Who Should Join

  • Treasurers, procurement professionals, and sustainability professionals of global buyers
  • Trade and supply chain finance teams at banks and other finance providers
  • Providers of IT solutions and supply chain sustainability data

Agenda

  • 8:30-9 a.m.: Welcome
  • 9-9:30 a.m.: Why Sustainable Supply Chain Finance (findings from the report)
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Panel Discussion: Sustainable Supply Chain Finance in Practice
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m.: Networking Break
  • 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Moderated Breakout Sessions on Key Themes
  • 12:15-12:30 p.m.: Meeting close

Speakers

  • Nevin Turk, Principal Investment Officer, IFC
  • Dan Viederman, Managing Director, Humanity United
  • Suresh Subramanian, Head of Trade and Treasury Americas, BNP Paribas
  • Mark Kaplan, Co-Founder and Partner, Eachmile
  • Charlotte Bancilhon, Associate Director, BSR
  • Tara Norton, Managing Director, BSR

Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

Blog

Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

We share our thoughts, based on our work with Telenor, on relevant global shifts transforming telecommunications supply chains and best practices for companies in the industry to improve supply chain sustainability in the future.

Read More 


One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

Blog

One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition and its membership are creating more job opportunities and providing a sustainable career path to people who otherwise have limited prospects for formal employment.

Read More 


Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Blog

Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Through individual and collective action, companies have the chance not just to promote women as leaders but to become leaders on women’s empowerment—and there has never been a better time to do so.

Read More 


Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

Blog

Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

HERproject works to improve access and use of modern family planning by addressing stigmas that women and men hold about family planning products during workplace training in Kenya.

Read More 


Back to Events List