Welcome to the 12th Annual presentation of the
Ethical Sourcing Forum
Driving Change, Supplying Value
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.
Increasingly, high level executives are seeing sustainability in the supply chain as an essential business value driver to deliver long-term profitability and legitimacy. Through hands-on workshops and interactive panel discussions led by industry experts and best practice leaders, ESF 2012 will equip participants to proactively drive preemptive solutions, mitigate risks, improve performance and move beyond compliance with leap frog innovations and solutions.
The Scope of Sustainable Supply Chains
“Scope 3.” It’s in the spotlight with the launch of two new GHG Protocol Accounting & Reporting Standards covering corporate value chains and product life cycles. ESF 2012 goes beyond compliance, scoping out dilemmas and solutions beyond carbon, and grappling with issues across the spectrum—from sustainable water supplies to human rights protection.
Highlights of the conference include::
The future of ethical sourcing is here now, with progress unfolding rapidly through increasing transparency and transforming social and environmental impacts from negative to positive.
ESF 2012 provides practitioners tools and knowledge to break barriers and discover innovative new products and approaches, as well as business models designed for making sustainability work within your business