Day one: Stream 2

Day One: Stream 2

Social Value and Sustainability


Chair’s welcome

Please note, all sessions include 5 minutes to accommodate changeover between streams.


Moving beyond a ‘tick-the-box’ approach to drive a sustainable, innovative and resilient supply chain

  • For most sectors, 80 – 90 % of their environmental exposure is in their supply chain: How do you meaningfully manage this?
  • Sustainability – how are businesses monitoring their CSR impact across the supply chain?
  • Moving from compliance audits to ratings – a continuous measurement of performance

Pierre-François Thaler, Co-CEO, Ecovadis


Why sustainability makes good business sense: Case studies

  • G4S: Mapping the supply chain to create business value not just compliance

Robert Copeland, Group Procurement Director, G4S

More case studies to be confirmed


Case study: First Steps to Supplier Assurance (Indirect Procurement)

The John Lewis Partnership share experiences of implementing a Supplier Assurance Process with risk management and CSR at the core. Hear how risks such as GDPR and modern slavery beyond tier one suppliers, motivated the team to develop a solution for indirect spend. Understand the internal and external challenges of working with suppliers across all categories of spend and from larger enterprises to micro businesses.

Todd Bradley-Cole, Partner & Senior Manager CSR, Procurement, John Lewis Partnership


Session details to be published shortly