Conferencia de Sedex 2018

La Conferencia de Sedex es nuestra mayor reunión anual, donde cientos de empresas de todo el mundo se juntan para conocerse, compartir ideas y aprender sobre todos los temas de importancia para las organizaciones responsables.

 

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Nos complace anunciar que la Conferencia anual de Sedex 2018 tendrá lugar del 13 al 14 de marzo de 2018 en el icónico “The Brewery”, en el centro financiero de Londres.

El tema de este año es “El impacto a través del liderazgoDefinición de ‘Más allá del cumplimiento’ en la Contratación Responsable.”

La conferencia presentará sesiones sobre los siguientes puntos:

  • ¿Quién es responsable de ir más allá del cumplimiento?
  • Evaluación de impactos: ¿con qué herramientas contamos?
  • Avances tecnológicos a la hora de escuchar la voz del trabajador de la cadena de suministro.
  • Denuncias de Esclavitud Moderna y Trabajos Forzados.
  • Capacidades de liderazgo, cómo desarrollarlas y cómo ponerlas en práctica
  • Formación y capacitación en los proveedores: ¿cómo identificar buenas prácticas?

 

Nuestra invitada será Martine Croxall, la respetada periodista y presentadora de los informativos internacionales de la BBC.

Exploraremos cómo las organizaciones pueden adoptar un papel activo yendo más allá de los requisitos éticos mínimos para convertirse en líderes de la sostenibilidad de las cadenas de suministro. La conferencia tratará las distintas definiciones de «más allá del cumplimiento» y qué acciones pueden llevar a cabo las organizaciones para tener un impacto lo más positivo posible durante todo su ciclo de contratación responsable.

 

13 de marzo: Primer día de la conferencia

En el primer día, se presentarán una serie de inspiradoras ponencias de expertos internacionales para ofrecer una perspectiva realmente mundial de los resultados de una contratación responsable y un programa de comercio ético y sobre los riesgos de no prestar atención a un mundo en el que la sostenibilidad se ha convertido en algo cotidiano.

  • Inscripción de 9:30 – 10:00 horas
  • Programa de 10:00 – 17:30 horas
  • Cóctel de 17:30 – 18:30 horas
  • Cena VIP y Premiosde 19:00 – 22:00 horas (solo para personas con entradas para la Cena y los Premios )

14 de marzo: Segundo día de la conferencia

Durante el segundo día, se tratará de mostrar cómo sus homólogos de otras empresas y sectores consiguen resultados yendo «más allá del cumplimiento» y mediante un impacto mensurable y tangible sobre el terreno en sus las cadenas de suministro. Demostraremos las ventajas que esto aporta a las vidas de los trabajadores, el medio ambiente y la salud de la cadena de suministro.

  • Café de 9:00 – 9:30 horas
  • Programa de 9:30 – 17:00 horas
  • Clausura de la conferencia 17:30 horas

 

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La mayor conferencia de contratación responsable de 2018 contará con:

  • Martine Croxall, nuestra invitada, la respetada periodista y presentadora de informativos de la BBC.
  • El profesor Steve Evans, Director de Investigación en Sostenibilidad Industrial, Universidad de Cambridge
  • Warner ten Kate, Fiscal Público Nacional de los Países Bajos para el tráfico de seres humanos y el contrabando de personas
  • Un público internacional procedente de 43 países diferentes
  • Más de 650 delegados, incluyendo marcas mundiales y líderes en sostenibilidad
  • Una retransmisión online en directo para socios en 150 países
  • Ponentes expertos
  • Lugar galardonado en el centro de Londres
  • Sesiones para impulsar iniciativas en materia de unas cadenas de suministro sostenibles
  • Expositores de todo el sector de servicios de cadenas de suministro responsables
  • Entradas disponibles para el Cóctel, la cena VIP de tres platos y los Premiospara poder entablar contactos con sus homólogos


Para cualquier pregunta sobre patrocinios o sobre oportunidades para ponentes, póngase en contacto con communications@sedexglobal.com  

 

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Speakers

More speakers to be announced in the run-up to the conference.

Professor Steve Evans - Cambridge University

Steve has acted as Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords, as a member of the Lead Expert Group for the Government’s Future of Manufacturing Foresight exercise setting out a vision for UK manufacturing to 2050 and other policy roles. He is the Chairman of the Manufacturing Policy Panel for the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Fellow of the Royal Society Arts & Commerce

Steve spent 12 years in industry, including Engineering Systems at Martin-Baker Engineering, the world leading manufacturer of ejection seats. He became Professor of Life Cycle Engineering at Cranfield University in 1998 and joined the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing in 2011. He is Director of the national EPSRC Centre in Industrial Sustainability, with over 50 staff.

His research seeks a deep understanding of how industry brings environmental and social sustainability concerns into its design and manufacturing practices, with a duel emphasis on urgent & practical change now and system level change that offers hope for a sustainable future.

He works with organisations to develop solutions that move us towards a sustainable industrial future, including sustainable factories, food systems for people with reduced access to food, sustainable city re-generation design, and cars with water for exhaust that achieve 1l/100km (equivalent).

Warner Ten Kate - Dutch National Public Prosecutor for Trafficking in Human Beings and People Smuggling

In 1983 Warner Ten Kate graduated in the field of criminal law and public law from the University of Groningen (NL). From 2005 onwards, he is the national coordinating public prosecutor for Trafficking Human Beings and people smuggling at the national office of the public prosecutor in Zwolle (NL). Together with his team and relevant partners on national and international level, he aims to tackle THB in an comprehensive and innovative way.

Sponsors of the Sedex Conference 2018

Rina Services - Lunch sponsor

RINA SERVICES is the RINA company that delivers services of classification, certification, testing and inspection (TIC Services) to guarantee excellence to organisations in the marine, environment and energy, infrastructures, transport and logistics, quality and safety and agri-food sectors.

As a result of their ongoing investments in R&D and training, they have consolidated exceptional skills in certifying management systems, products, installations and personnel for companies of all sizes operating anywhere in the world, at the same time developing their core business of ship classification and certification.

As third-party, independent company, they deliver their services in full compliance with the principles of professional ethics, transparency, confidentiality and social accountability.

RINA is one of the founders of IACS (International Association of Classification Societies), that since 1968 makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical activities, compliance verification, research and development.

 

ELEVATE - Event app sponsor

ELEVATE is the leading business risk and sustainability solutions provider. They deliver improved organisational performance through sustainability and supply chain assessment and auditing, consulting, program management and analytics. They help to shape the industry with their innovative solutions to complex problems, by designing and implementing customised programs and technology that provide complete insight into risk and improve supply chain and sustainability performance.

They conduct over 12,000 social audits and manage tens of thousands of trainings and summits each year, and develop and improve sustainability programs for hundreds of companies worldwide.

ELEVATE is headquartered in Hong Kong, and the company’s 400 employees oversee work in over 110 countries through dedicated offices in Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA and Vietnam.

Partner Africa - Programme sponsor

Partner Africa is a leading not-for-profit social enterprise and a pioneer in the field of ethical and socially responsible business practice. We work in partnership to deliver high quality and innovative Ethical Trade Services and Trade Development Projects across Africa and the Near East.

Partner Africa has experience across 42 African and Near East countries, providing ethical audits, training, trade development projects and consultancy services for international brands and retailers, local suppliers, producers and small holder farmers, as well as governments, NGOs and Trade Organisations. We are driven by a social mission to improve the livelihoods of workers and producers, while assisting access to international supply chains, by bridging the skills and standards gap between Africa and the international community.

ALGI - Exhibitor

ALGI count with the experience of pioneers in the industry paired with the innovation brought to the table by a multinational team in our offices around the world.

If you are looking for a company, who works with you using an individual approach tailored to the needs of your supply chain or for a company providing audit services according to the current standards, then please contact them.