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The Ethical Sourcing Forum: 7 days to go!

Register today for The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012. Driving Change, Supplying Value

The Ethical Sourcing Forum: 7 days to go!

Register today for The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012. Driving Change, Supplying Value

Published 03-22-12

Submitted by Intertek

 For over 10 years the Ethical Sourcing Forum – the premier industry event for building sustainable supply chains - has been bringing you incisive information and timely and innovative approaches to imbedding sustainability into corporate value chains.

 On March 29-30th in New York City, the ESF 2012 will equip 120+ participants to proactively drive preemptive solutions, mitigate risks, improve performance and move beyond compliance with the latest  innovations and solutions.   

Participating organizations include:

Abercrombie & Fitch,  America Apparel & Footwear Association, American Eagle Outfitters, ANN INC., Bic Inc, BSCI, Canadian Tire Corporation,  Charming Shoppes Inc., Chrysler Group LLC, Coca Cola, Columbia University, Corporate Citizenship, Costco Wholesale, CVS Caremark, Dallas Cowboys, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Diageo, Dollar General, EcoVadis, EILEEN FISHER, Fairfood International, Fortune Footwear, Inc., Hasbro, IBM, Intel, ILO, J. Crew, Li & Fung USA, Macy's,  MeadWestvaco, Metalor Technologies USA, Nordstrom, Ralph Lauren,  Redcats USA , Research In Motion,  Sanofi, The ALDO Group Inc, The Children's Place, The Talbots, Inc, The Walt Disney Company, Tween Brands, Unites States Council for International Business (USCIB), Walgreens, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production… and many more.

Highlights of the forum include:

  •  Beyond auditing: working towards sustainable improvements in factories and farms all over the world
  • How do you drive sustainability progress among your diverse and often complex supply chain?
  •  Harnessing the Momentum behind Sustainability Initiatives
  •  Knowing your Real Suppliers - The Key to Successful Supply Chain Management
  •  How to Transform Your Company to a Sustainable Enterprise ... even if you are not the CEO
  •  Driving water stewardship through collaboration - the potential to create business value and drive positive change through collaborative efforts will be highlighted along with specific case studies of how and where this is happening today
  •  Engaging female workers and consumers: HERproject lessons and applications
  • How can technology catalyze worker engagement, increase supply chain transparency, and track working conditions and social impact in real time to improve workers' lives?
  • Collaboration as an approach to Supply Chain Responsibility
  • Bangladesh and Beyond: Fire Safety in the Supply Chain Workplaces
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking; Early Lessons from Implementation of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Made Easy: How to mainstream LCA and Eco Design in order to measure, improve and communicate your product's environmental footprint

Go to:  for the complete agenda, and to register.

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