On October 7-8, in London, there will take place the 8th edition of Sustainable Supply Chain Summit, organized by Ethical Corporation, leader of the business intelligence market in sustainability. The summit is the most important annual event that approaches CSR along the supply chain.
At this year’s edition, The CSR Agency is partnre of the event and promotes the summit in Romania; The CSR Agency also obtained a 15% discount for Romanians and its foreign partners that want to participate to the event.
This way, people that want to participate to the summit can contact either Ethical Corporation or The CSR Agency (firstname.lastname@example.org), using the code ROM15.
The event targets professionals in CSR and reunites some of the most important CSR specialists at international level, but also practitioners from the most important companies in the world. UN Global Compact UK, Fairtrade Foundation, Rainforest Alliance, Unilever, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s or IKEA will discuss the sustainable supply.
There’s no chance businesses will continue to support themselves in the next 20,30,40 years if they don’t change the way they operate, considers Pier Luigi Sigismondi, Supply Executive Manager Unilever.
Ethical Corporation’s summit will focus on a series of problems related to global management on the supply chain along a large range of industries and commodities. The participants will approach ways to spread sustainability among providers, going further than 1st degree suppliers, by building human rights programs inside the supply chains, involving buyers in sustainability practice or reducing the carbon footprint in supply chain’s operations.
Another companies to share from their experience during the summit are Sainsbury’s, Inditex, Telefonica, Blackberry, Deutsche Telekom, L’Oreal, Marks & Spencer, Mitsubishi Electric, Novartis, Divine Chocolate, Oxfam International, Alcatel-Lucent and Ethical Trading Initiative.
The CSR Agency is the 1st agency specialized in CSR and sustainability in Romania. Agency’s consultants are helping companies to understand the advantages of social responsibility and than to integrate within their operations.