Subject: Join CBSR Webinar - Dealing with Supply Chain Risks

Nov 23, 2011 12:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) November 23, 2011 - Don't miss CBSR's upcoming webinar:

Dealing with Supply Chain Risks
Thursday, December 8, 2011, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (EST) / 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (PST)
Join CBSR and Sustainalytics for a webinar on environmental and social supply chain risks through a food commodities lens focusing on cocoa, palm oil, and coffee. This session will explore the risks that are becoming more prevalent for the retail and food industries, and emerging and leading practices among companies dealing with these commodities. The webinar will provide concrete examples of current initiatives that aim to reduce risks and gain opportunities for both suppliers and retail businesses.

This webinar will: 

  • Review global sustainability challenges,

  • Explore specific social and environmental risks related to cocoa, palm oil and coffee commodities,

  • Provide investor expectations concerning environmental and social performance on harvesting and sourcing these commodities (Sustainalytics criteria and specific metrics),

  • Provide corporate examples of addressing these challenges,

  • Offer recommendations for all business/and a call to action. 

Agnieszka Rum, CSR Advisor, CBSR
Gurneesh Bhandal, Analyst, Sustainalytics
This webinar is free for CBSR members. Non members may join for $75.