Responsible Procurement & Supplier Engagement

Companies are under increasing pressure from stakeholders to understand, measure and positively influence the environmental, ethical and sustainability performance of their suppliers. 
The Responsible Procurement & Supplier Engagement Conference will explore how to best manage supply chain sustainability risk and improve internal and external processes to ensure supplier compliance.
Date: 18 October 2012
Time: 08:45 – 17:00
Location: CBI Conference Centre, London
Organised by Sustainable Business and, this one-day conference is aimed at Sustainability, Supply Chain and Procurement Professionals.
Delegates will:
  • discover how to better engage and influence internal stakeholders
  • gain insight into developing risk guidance for internal buyers
  • benefit from the experience of leading organisations of developing supplier scorecards
  • discuss different collaboration approaches across the FMCG, retail, government, travel, and construction industries
  • learn how to move beyond the scorecard data collection to accurately measure your influence on suppliers

Speakers at the event include:

  • Dr Glenn Edwards, Head of Procurement Governance & Supplier Excellence, BT
  • Andrew MacAskill, Director of Procurement, Skanska 
  • Matt Wilson, Supply Chain Sustainability Leader, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Nigel McKay, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain, Lend Lease
  • Shaun McCarthy, Chair, Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 and Director, Action Sustainability 
  • Paras Shah, Sustainability Manager, Supplier Management, Vodafone
  • Mary Teakle, Ethical Compliance Officer, The Body Shop
  • Maya de Souza, Head of Sustainable Procurement and Operations, Defra

Sedex members can get a 15% discount using promo code SEDEX15 when booking on-line at

For registration enquiries, please contact: Nicola Smith on +44 (0)1342 332 045 or email [email protected]

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