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Learn more about International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Global Trade Supplier Finance (GTSF) program that addresses supplier sustainability by offering a financial incentive for improvements in supplier social and environmental performance.

Starts

November 2, 2016

Ends

November 2, 2016

Location

Online

The financial, social, and environmental sustainability of suppliers are areas that present significant risks and opportunities to buyers across industries. IFC’s GTSF program addresses supplier sustainability by offering a financial incentive for improvements in supplier social and environmental performance.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. It helps developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, providing advisory services to businesses and governments, and mobilizing capital in the international financial markets.

Objective

The financial, social, and environmental sustainability of suppliers are areas that present significant risks and opportunities to buyers across industries. Though a variety of tools may be employed to manage these issues, IFC’s Global Trade Supplier Finance (GTSF) program uniquely addresses supplier sustainability by offering a financial incentive for improvements in supplier social and environmental performance.

The GTSF program has garnered global media attention and has recently been implemented with global brands such as NIKE, Levi Strauss & Co., and PUMA.

This webinar will cover:

  1. Overview of IFC
  2. Zooming in on IFC’s Supplier Finance Program (GTSF)
  3. How GTSF can help Drive Improvement in the Sustainability of Suppliers
  4. IFC’s Broader Support to Supply Chain Sustainability 

Presenters

Nevin Turk

Nevin Turk
Global Product Head, Global Trade Supplier Finance

Nevin is a Principal Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. She is the product lead for IFC’s Global Trade Supplier Finance (GTSF), which is a program providing financing for emerging market supply chains through partnerships with independent supply chain platforms or risk participations with banks.

 Thomas Pellerin

Thomas Pellerin
Senior Investment Officer, Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services IFC, World Bank Group

Thomas Pellerin is a Senior Investment Officer with IFC’s Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services department based in Paris, France. As a core member of IFC’s global Retail team, Thomas leads IFC’s business development effort in Europe, and is relationship manager for key European accounts in the retail and property sectors. He is in charge of origination, structuring and execution of transactions with European companies investing in emerging markets. Prior to joining IFC in 2008, Thomas was a Manager with Deloitte & Touche's Emerging Markets Group in Washington, DC. He started his career with BNP Paribas Capital Markets and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in Singapore. Thomas is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and Université Paris-Dauphine.


Georges Le Nigen

Georges Le Nigen
SGS Global Sales Manager – Transparency One

Georges has a successful 20 years experience in deploying large scale software and service solutions in the domain of product and facility compliance, in Europe and in the US, gathering hundreds of global brands and thousands of suppliers around collaborative platforms enabling to detect and reduce a wide variety of risks in complex supply chains.

 

It will be of most interest to technical executives and managers responsible for sustainable development, marketing, sourcing, quality, purchasing and finance in the supply chain.

For more information, please contact: 

Joanna Marie Caumeran 
Global Marketing Services Coordinator
t: +63 (2) 848 0777