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ABOUT This webinar will provide an overview of the benefits of implementing social accountability programs in the supply chain, explain the requirements for building a supply chain auditing program and discuss SMETA audits as a possible solution for an audit protocol.
STARTS October 24, 2013
ENDS October 24, 2013
LOCATION Online

The objective of the one hour complimentary webinar (45-min presentation / 15-min Q&A) is to provide an overview of the benefits that organizations are realizing from implementing social accountability programs in their supply chain and for their facilities. By doing this, it supports organizations who want to develop their social auditing programs or who want to consider how to begin them.

Issues in the supply chain have been in the media during 2012 – 2013 and we take this point to review how organizations are approaching and implementing social improvements in their supply chain. A great deal of risk, reputational risk and benefit will be unlocked by developing a robust approach to understanding the workplace, environmental and integrity issues in the supply chain.

We focus on what is required to build a supply chain auditing programme and consider the SMETA audits as one possible solution to your audit protocol.

Agenda 

The webinar will discuss further information about:

  1. Review of the benefits of a good management system approach to social accountability in your supply chain
  2. Introduction and overview to the SEDEX SMETA programme 
  3. Considering where your organisation goes next in the development of your program

Background

This webinar builds on other successful webinars delivered to support the growing awareness needs of procurement and sustainability professionals in tackling their supply chain in order to build capacity and protect reputation.

Target Audience

This complimentary webinar is aimed at anyone who works in the organizational responsibility and procurement fields and wants their organization to stand out as making positive progress on supply chain accountability particularly the following: Procurement Directors, Procurement Managers, Procurement Professionals, Production Managers, Brand Managers, Sustainability Professionals, Supply Chain Professionals.

Click to register for Session 1
09:00 a.m. London (GMT Summer Time)
10:00 a.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
04:00 p.m. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Singapore Time)

Click to register for Session 2
02:00 p.m. London (GMT Summer Time)
03:00 p.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
09:00 a.m. New York (Eastern Daylight Time)

Logistics (with attachment) after approval of registration will be sent which can be synchronized with the email calendar. We hope to see you there.

*This webinar will be recorded and made available 24-48 hours after the live event.

Outi Armstrong
Systems & Services Certification
Vice President, Global Marketing & Business Development
t: +41 22 739 9161

Language: English
Cost: No Charge

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