Wednesday 20 January 2021

Please note all event timings are GMT*

08:30 – 08:40

Chair’s opening remarks

08:40 – 09:10

  • Using the pandemic disruption as an opportunity to build supply chains with sustainability and social value creation at their core
  • Easy ways to embed sustainable practises into your ways of working
  • Securing stakeholder buy-in and aligning procurement goals and KPIs with your responsible business commitments

09:10 – 09:15


09:15 – 09:45

  • Assessing weak spots and identifying opportunities for more sustainable practice 
  • Gaining stakeholder buy-in for a sustainable long-term approach to procurement and supply chain management 
  • Utilising sustainability to create and promote brand differentiation for competitive advantage

09:45 – 10:00

Networking break

10:00 – 10:30

  • How sustainable procurement initiatives help with risk mitigation 
  • The relationship between sustainable practices and revenue growths 
  • How measuring suppliers’ sustainability performance creates operational efficiencies and overall cost reductions

10:30 – 10:40


10:40 – 11:10

  • Maximising positive economic benefits for your suppliers and stakeholders
  • Accelerating the development and prosperity of your suppliers for mutual gain
  • Leveraging transparency to make better sustainable procurement choices

Marsha Dickson, President and Co-Founder, Better Buying

Sarah Collins, Head of Procurement, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Nicolas Passaquin, Chief Procurement Officer – Head of Global Sourcing, Thomson Reuters

David Pettet, Social and Human Rights Senior Manager, RB

11:10 – 11:20


11:20 – 11:50

More information to follow…

11:50 – 12:20

Networking break

12:20 – 12:50

More information to follow…

12:50 – 12:55

Chair’s closing remarks and end of breakfast briefing

*Please note, programme is subject to change at anytime without notice