As a trading hub and a well-developed city with considerable consumption levels, Hong Kong has the potential to help transform our world by contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including Clean Water and Sanitation, Affordable and Clean Energy, Responsible Consumption and Production, and Climate Action.
Considering their critical role in global supply chains, Hong Kong businesses can help drive this transformation by adopting an expanded approach to sustainability that considers procurement and supply chain impacts. The benefits of this approach extend beyond social and environmental rewards to include risk reduction and brand value enhancement in an increasingly transparent and connected world.
In this workshop, companies that lead on sustainability will share best practices, describe their approaches and explore future trends related to sustainable supply chains and procurement. Discussion topics include how sustainability is integrated into supply chains and procurement processes; and strategies to address environmental challenges including managing the carbon footprint of products, and ensuring resilience of a supply chain facing risks such as water scarcity and other climate change impacts.
Case studies will be drawn from the apparel and construction sectors, known for their well-developed approaches to sustainable supply chains, which are of relevance to all sectors.
Opening Remarks: The Importance of Sustainable Supply Chains
Buyer Perspective: Establishing Sustainable Supply Chains
Supplier Perspective: Engaging Suppliers and Encouraging Ownership of Sustainability
Case Studies: Implementation of Sustainability within Supply Chains
Cross-industrial knowledge sharing as companies communicate their experiences with the implementation of sustainable supply chain practices.
Explore supplier perspectives on risks and opportunities associated with sustainable supply chains.
Share successful strategies for the integration of sustainability into supply chains.
Share experiences of practical tools and methodologies for the implementation of sustainable supply chains.
14 October 2016 (Friday)
9:30 am – 1:00 pm (Registration starts at 9:00 am)
BEC Auditorium, G/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
BEC Member: $250 per person Non-BEC Member: $500 per person
Three Sessions focused on Buyer Perspectives, Supplier Perspectives and Case Studies, followed by a facilitated group dicussion and participant sharing.
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About Business Environment Council Limited 商界環保協會有限公司
Business Environment Council Limited 商界環保協會有限公司 (“BEC”) is an independent, charitable membership organisation, established by the business sector in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in 1992, BEC has been at the forefront of promoting
environmental excellence by advocating the uptake of clean technologies and practices which reduce waste, conserve resources, prevent pollution and improve corporate environmental and social responsibility. BEC offers sustainable solutions and professional services covering advisory, research, assessment, training and award programmes for government, business and the community, thus enabling environmental protection and contributing to the transition to a low carbon economy.
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