7 Days to Go! The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012

7 Days to Go! The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012

Register today for The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012. Driving Change, Supplying Value

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Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:30pm

(3BL Media) March 22, 2012 - For over 10 years the Ethical Sourcing Forum – the premier industry event for building sustainable supply chains - has been bringing you incisive information and timely, innovative approaches to imbedding sustainability into corporate value chains.

On March 29-30th in New York City, the ESF 2012 will drive 120+ participants towards proactive and preemptive solutions, risk mitigation techniques, performance improvement recommendations and solutions to move beyond compliance with the latest industry trends and innovations.

Participating organizations include:

Abercrombie & Fitch,  America Apparel & Footwear Association, American Eagle Outfitters, ANN INC., Bic Inc, Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), Canadian Tire Corporation,  Charming Shoppes Inc., Chrysler Group LLC, Coca Cola, Columbia University, Corporate Citizenship, Costco Wholesale, CVS Caremark, Dallas Cowboys, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Diageo, Dollar General, EcoVadis, Eileen Fisher, Fairfood International, Fortune Footwear, Inc., Hasbro,  Intel, International Labor Organization (ILO), J. Crew, Li & Fung USA, Macy's,  MeadWestvaco, Metalor Technologies USA, Nordstrom, Ralph Lauren,  Redcats USA , Research In Motion,  Sanofi, The ALDO Group Inc, The Children's Place, The Talbots, Inc, Tween Brands, Unites States Council for International Business (USCIB), Walgreens, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production… and many more

Highlights of the forum include:

  • Beyond auditing: working towards sustainable improvements in factories and farms all over the world
  • How do you drive sustainability progress among your diverse and often complex supply chain?
  • Harnessing the Momentum behind Sustainability Initiatives
  • Knowing your Real Suppliers - The Key to Successful Supply Chain Management
  • How to Transform Your Company to a Sustainable Enterprise ... even if you are not the CEO
  • Driving water stewardship through collaboration - the potential to create business value and drive positive change through collaborative efforts will be highlighted along with specific case studies of how and where this is happening today
  • Engaging female workers and consumers: HERproject lessons and applications
  • How can technology catalyze worker engagement, increase supply chain transparency, and track working conditions and social impact in real time to improve workers' lives?
  • Collaboration as an approach to Supply Chain Responsibility
  • Bangladesh and Beyond: Fire Safety in the Supply Chain Workplaces
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking; Early Lessons from Implementation of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Made Easy: How to mainstream LCA and Eco Design in order to measure, improve and communicate your product's environmental footprint

Go to: www.ethicalsourcingforum.com  for the complete agenda, and to register.

Contact bela.fonseca@intertek.com for more details.