Sedex Conference 2018

A Conferência Sedex é o nosso maior encontro anual, reunindo centenas de empresas do mundo inteiro para estabelecerem contacto direto, partilharem ideias e aprenderem sobre questões importantes para todas as empresas responsáveis.

 

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Temos o prazer de anunciar que a Conferência Anual Sedex 2018 decorrerá no icónico “The Brewery”, situado no centro do distrito financeiro de Londres, nos dias 13 e 14 de março de 2018.

O tema deste ano é “O Impacto através da LiderançaDefinir ‘Ir além da conformidade’ no Fornecimento Responsável“.

As sessões da conferência incluem:

  • De quem é a responsabilidade para ir além da conformidade?
  • Avaliação do impacto – quais as ferramentas disponíveis?
  • Os avanços tecnológicos para ouvir as opiniões dos trabalhadores da cadeia de fornecimento
  • Relatórios sobre o trabalho forçado e sobre a escravatura moderna
  • Competências de liderança: como desenvolvê-las e como demonstrá-las
  • Formação e Capacitação de fornecedores – como se pode melhorar?

Teremos como anfitriã Martine Croxall, a prestigiada pivô e jornalista internacional da BBC.

Iremos explorar como as organizações podem ter um papel ativo em ir além dos requisitos éticos mínimos, para se tornarem líderes no campo da sustentabilidade da cadeia de fornecimento. A conferência irá abordar várias definições de “ir além da conformidade” e que medidas as empresas podem adotar para ter o impacto mais positivo durante o seu percurso no fornecimento responsável.

 

13 de março: Conferência – Dia 1

O primeiro dia contará com vários discursos de destaque de especialistas prestigiados a nível mundial no seu domínio, para oferecer uma perspetiva verdadeiramente global sobre os resultados da aquisição responsável e do programa de comércio ético, e sobre os riscos de ignorar um mundo em que a sustentabilidade se tornou uma atividade comercial normal.

  • Registo: das 09h30 às 10h00
  • Programa: das 10h00 às 17h30
  • Receção: das 17h30 às 18h30
  • Jantar VIP e Prémios: das 19h00 às 22h00 (no jantar e nos Prémios apenas serão aceites os portadores de bilhetes)

14 de março: Conferência – Dia 2

O segundo dia visa mostrar como os seus parceiros de outras empresas e indústrias têm sido bem sucedidos ao “irem além da conformidade” e em ter um impacto tangível e mensurável nas suas cadeias de fornecimento. Iremos demonstrar os benefícios que o “ir além da conformidade” traz para as vidas dos trabalhadores, para o ambiente e para a saúde da cadeia de fornecimento.

  • Café: das 09h00 às 09h30
  • Programa: das 09h30 às 17h00
  • Encerramento da conferência: às 17h30

Compre já o seu bilhete

A maior conferência sobre fornecimento de 2018 contará com:

  • Martine Croxall, a nossa anfitriã, uma prestigiada pivô e jornalista da BBC
  • Professor Steve Evans, Diretor de Investigação em Sustentabilidade Industrial, Universidade de Cambridge
  • Warner ten Kate, Procurador-Geral dos Países Baixos para o contrabando e o tráfico de seres humanos
  • Uma audiência internacional composta por 43 países diferentes
  • Mais de 650 delegados, incluindo marcas mundiais e líderes em sustentabilidade
  • Transmissão online ao vivo para membros de 150 países
  • Oradores de renome mundial
  • Local do evento de excelência no centro de Londres
  • Sessões para estimular a ação em cadeias de fornecimento sustentáveis
  • Expositores da indústria dos serviços da cadeia de fornecimento responsável
  • Os bilhetes para a receção, jantar VIP de três pratos e Prémios encontram-se disponíveis para que possa estabelecer contactos com os seus homólogos


Para saber mais sobre patrocínios ou oportunidades para discursar, contacte-nos através do e-mail 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.