Upcoming sustainability events

Sedex are proud to announce partnerships with the following upcoming sustainability events, which are occurring within our industry and beyond. It is important to us as a business to help promote organisations who are also pushing for change in responsible sourcing, ethical practice and improving standards globally.

 

Pure Origin

Date: 10-12th February 2019

Venue: London Olympia

The Pure Origin event takes place in London on the 10th – 12th Feb2019. This is an excellent opportunity for buyers, designers and retailers to meet with manufacturers and suppliers from across the world. Use this event to network with and connect to potential new business, and to understand more about sustainability within the fashion world.

There’s still time to get your free ticket, or apply for a stand at the Pure Origin event: https://www.purelondon.com/pure-origin

Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

Date: 24 – 25th September 2018

Venue: Central London

The 4th Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference will help equip businesses with actionable insights and a good understanding of how the issues of forced labour and human rights abuse can be eradicated from their supply chain.

The Conference will provide a sufficiently distinctive, collaborative and solution-packed two-day agenda. You are guaranteed focussed corporate learning at its best through practical case studies, interactive roundtable discussions and open Q&As.

Led by the world’s top brands, you will hear from senior supply chain, compliance, and sustainability practitioners alongside leading policymakers, including:

  • Norton Rose Fulbright, Partner, Milana Chamberlain
  • Rentokil Initial, Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Officer, Brian Webb
  • Nordea, Chief Sustainability Strategist, Ase Bergstedt
  • InterContinental Hotels Group, Head of Governance, Process & Planning, Laura Simmonds
  • Electricity North West, Head of Risk, Control & Assurance, Richard Bean
  • Balfour Beatty, Head of Sustainable Procurement, Aaron Reid
  • Marshalls, Group Marketing & Sustainability Director, Chris Harrop
  • Pennon Group, Head of Legal Compliance, Alison Ramsey
  • Caterers Choice, Operations & Technical Services Director, Dawn Welham

Get a full overview of the conference with your event brochure here.

Register your place today with your 10% discount – enter “FG10” here.

Ethical Corporation 6th Responsible Business Summit New York 2018

Date: 26-27th March 2018

Venue: · New York, USA

Sedex are pleased to be an exhibitor at this year’s Responsible Business Summit in New York.

The summit will be discussing how to “Transform Business. Create long-term impact for industry and society”.

Increasingly businesses are working together to deliver the ambitious partnerships that will help deliver the SDGs and more. The Responsible Business Summit New York is USA’s must-attend event for CEOs and business professionals looking to shape the future of sustainable and responsible business.

 

Gender equality in the workplace: business case tools and approaches for promoting gender equality in global supply chains

We are excited to invite you to a webinar about gender equality in the workplace, looking at approaches to increase inclusion and diversity in global supply chains. We will be exploring the positive link between gender equality, supply chain resilience and company performance. This will highlight the main gender equality issues faced by women workers in supply chains. We will also introduce tools and approaches you can use to monitor and address gender equality issues with suppliers, including how Sedex’s platform can support this.

Date: 10th April 2018, 3:00 pm GMT (10:00 am EST)

Speakers:

  • Aditi Mohapatra, Director, BSR
  • Laura Hawkesford, Ethical Trading Manager, Marks and Spencer
  • Katrin Kircheis, Member Learning & Development Manager, Sedex

 

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6243539784491903235 

Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

Date: 19-20th April 2018

Venue: Central London

The purpose of the 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference is to equip businesses with actionable insights and a good understanding of how the issues of forced labour and human rights abuse can be eradicated from their supply chain.

The Conference will provide a sufficiently distinctive, collaborative and solution-packed two-day agenda. You are guaranteed focussed corporate learning at its best through practical case studies, interactive roundtable discussions and open Q&As.

Led by the world’s top brands, you will hear from senior supply chain, compliance, and sustainability practitioners alongside leading policymakers, including;

  • ENGIE, Chief Procurement Officer, John Farley
  • Anglo American, Group Head of Government and International Relations, Froydis Cameron
  • Centrica, Director Risk & Controls – Procurement, Siwan Kalatzi
  • BBC Worldwide, Head of Ethics, Kevin O’Neill
  • Philips, Director Supplier Sustainability, Marcel Jacobs
  • M&S, Corporate Head of Human Rights, Food Sustainability (Plan A) & Food Packaging, Louise Nicholls
  • Foodbuy, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Duncan Gray
  • Sotheby’s, Director, HR Business Partner & Head of CSR London, Kathryn Ward

Get a full overview of the conference with your event brochure here: https://front-group.co.uk/modernslavery/brochure/

Register your place today and receive your 10% discount – enter “FG10” here: https://front-group.co.uk/modernslavery/registration/

 

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