Sustainable Supply Chain Forum (Shanghai)

19 Jun 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm CST

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The majority of executives in China see supply chain sustainability as a strategic priority, but few organizations actually have a plan in place or a dedicated team to create a greener supply chain. 

As the pressure grows on the industry to reduce carbon footprints from particularly from brand name manufacturers and legislation gathers pace at government level, developing sustainable and profitable supply chain practices is no longer a subject for discussion but an imperative.

Join the Sustainable Supply Chain Forum and learn from professionals and experts who are sharing their best practices in being green in China. This unique forum will give the stage to sustainability experts in supply chain, logistics and procurement and tackles the challenge of staying sustainable in China. It will also look into how to best identify connections and simplify approaches to supply chain sustainability in China, hearing from organizations from all industries and sectors.

With renowned thought leaders and a panel of experts, the Sustainable Supply Chain Forum will give you the opportunity to gain critical learning directly from the front lines. 

Invest the time. Learn why companies are “greening” their supply chains and how it’s making them more efficient, more agile and even driving profitability.

Speakers and panelists include:

Helen Yang 
Chief Advisor, Research Institute for Environmental Innovation(Suzhou)Tsinghua and
Trainer, Ministry of Environmental Protection

Jason Chan
General Head of Consumer Products Service Department
REACH24H Consulting Group

Hao Xu
Associate Partner of Asia
Operations Practice
McKinsey & Company

Nidal Zribi
Sustainable Supply Chains Specialist

Bill Kung
Founder and CEO
Ecovane

Alex Li
Senior Consultant 
SYH Law Firm

John Pabon
Founder and Chief Advisor
Fulcrum Strategic Advisors

Dr. Stephen Patton
Global Sourcing SubDirector
Liverpool 

Stuart Xie
EHS lead for East Asia
Cargill
Jan Clysner
ABI APAC Sustainability and Procurement VP
Anheuser-Busch InBev 
 

 

Why Attend this Event?

This unique event will bring together leaders in sustainability and responsible sourcing for one day of discussion, insight, networking and practical advice – all with the aim of simplifying supply chain sustainability. 

The Sustainable Supply Chain Forum offers:
- The latest thinking on balancing environmental, social, ethical & economic factors within your procurement and supply chain strategy
- Valuable insights into measuring sustainability, international standards and their application within the real world
- Numerous examples of best practices within the various sectors/industries, presented by senior practitioners in leading organisations
- Practical advice on formulating a successful action plan and quantifying the benefits generated by its implementation
- Expert speakers and valuable networking opportunities in a convenient central location

This is the must-attend event for executives interested to improve the effectiveness of the supply chain compliance management or in charge of corporate responsibility, VPs and senior executives responsible for supply chain, sourcing, procurement, risk management, logistics etc.

Who Should Attend?

As sustainability within supply chain no longer is a trend but a practice it is important to take a closer look at successful and ongoing sustainability strategies. Sourcing, manufacturing and logistics are all in key positions in creating a greener supply chain but constant monitoring is a difficult task.

Succeeding in sustainability has got both social and environmental benefits but the real question remains how to tell if processes really are as green as they seem or rotten in the middle.

This is an event for sustainability, supply chain and procurement professionals looking to secure their supply chains and address key issues such as; human rights, environmental management, lifecycle assessments, supplier partnerships and more.

Delegates will include shippers, manufacturers, retailers, brands owners, logistics service providers, technology vendors and consultants.

Confirmed speaker and topic:
- Sustainable Supply Chain Forum in Shanghai by Jason Chan, General Head of Consumer Products Service Department, REACH24H Consulting Group
- How to Design a Responsible and Sustainable Supply Chain by Nidal Zribi, Sustainable Supply Chains Specialist
- Guiding Green Supply Chain Development Effectively in Information Era by Bill Kung, Founder and CEO, Ecovane
- Humanize before you Digitize / Retail Neuronomics by Dr. Stephen Patton, Global Sourcing SubDirector, Liverpool

- Best practices in EHS or sustainability in China by Stuart Xie, EHS Lead for East Asia, Cargill
- How supply chains are getting sustainability right (and what they keep doing wrong) by John Pabon, Founder and Chief Advisor, Fulcrum Strategic Advisors
- Control of legal risks in supply chain sustainability by Alex Li, Senior Consultant, SYH Law Firm
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ABI APAC Sustainability Journey by Jan Clysner, ABI APAC Sustainability and Procurement VP, Anheuser-Busch InBev
- Drive a Scalable and Measurable Supplier Collaboration on Sustainability by Hao Xu, Associate Partner of Asia, Operations Practice at McKinsey & Company

- China Environemntal Regulatory Landscape & New Initiatives by Helen Yang, Chief Advisor, Research Institute for Environmental Innovation(Suzhou) Tsinghua and Trainer, Ministry of Environmental Protection


Other topics to be discussed during the event include:
- The Impact of Carbon Footprint on Supply Chain Strategy
- How to Build a More Sustainable Supply Chain
- Greening the Supply Chain - Choosing Suppliers by their CO2 Emissions
- Improving the Organizational Performance of Your Sustainable Supply Chain
- The Energy Transition's Impact on the Logistics Industry
- Regulating Supply Chain Sustainability
- Sustainable Life Cycle Design and End-of-Life Product Management 
- Achieving Your Reduction Targets by Collaborating Effectively with Your Suppliers
- How to Successfully Measure the Sustainability of Your Suppliers
- Collaborating with Industry Peers for Superior Sustainability Processes
- How to Translate Sustainability within the Supply Chain to your Customer?
- What Supply Chain Sustainability Goals and Challenges are Created by New Global Trends
- Creating and Cultivating a Sustainable Supply Chain

Speakers will be invited who are involved in developing green supply chain strategies for their companies or from consultants who can provide insight into developments within the industry. 

Proposed Event Agenda

12:30 - Registration & Buffet Lunch

 

13:45 - Event starts, welcome by Max Henry

 

> China Environmental Regulatory Landscape & New Initiatives by Helen Yang, Chief Advisor, Research Institute for Environmental Innovation (Suzhou) Tsinghua and Trainer, Ministry of Environmental Protection

> Guiding Green Supply Chain Development Effectively in Information Era by Bill Kung, Founder and CEO, Ecovane

> Control of legal risks in supply chain sustainability by Alex Li, Senior Consultant, SYH Law Firm

> How to Design a Responsible and Sustainable Supply Chain by Nidal Zribi, Sustainable Supply Chains Specialist

Panel Q&A discussion with all previous speakers

 

15:30 - Coffee/Tea & Networking Break

 

> Drive a Scalable and Measurable Supplier Collaboration on Sustainability by Hao Xu, Associate Partner of Asia, Operations Practice at McKinsey & Company

> Best practices in EHS or sustainability in China by Stuart Xie, EHS Lead for East Asia, Cargill

> ABI APAC Sustainability Journey by Jan Clysner, ABI APAC Sustainability and Procurement VP, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Sustainable Supply Chain Forum in Shanghai by Jason Chan, General Head of Consumer Products Service Department, REACH24H Consulting Group

Panel Q&A discussion with all previous speakers

 

17:30 - Closing Remarks & End of Forum

Share Your Experience & Insights - It's Easy!

If you wish to share your knowledge or experience on this topic, come forward to become a speaker or panelist at this event.

Again, you don't have to be an "expert" or a subject leader in the field to be considered as a speaker. We are looking for someone who is willing to share practical stories or the lessons your learned at your company that can ultimately stimulate a good discussion and debate.

Benefits of speaking include:
- Get a free pass and enjoy all the benefits of a paid attendee (a big $$ saving);
- Gain visibility, recognition and credibility for you & your company;
- Help foster the growth of supply chain, logistics or procurement in Asia;
- Instantly expand your professional network with peers;
- Receive immediate feedback from other professionals on your ideas, methods and plans, which can benefit you and your company!

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Presentations are only 20 minutes long (10-15 slides, half of them can be your company overview) so preparation for this event will not take too much of your time. You can also sit at a panel discussion if you don't wish to present or simply don't have time to prepare anything.

If you are interested to speak,  email us at or contact us via the contact form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many attendees will be at the event?
This varies for each event, generally from 50 to 150 depending of the theme, time of the year and the city.

How do I find details on the topics and speakers?
You can always check out the most up-to-date version of the event page. Here you can see session descriptions as well as bios and photos for the confirmed speakers and panelists.

Are all the speakers confirmed for the event?
Circumstances beyond the control of the organizer may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, we reserve the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any speaker of schedule substitutions or alterations will be updated on our event page as soon as possible.

I would like to meet some of the delegates during the event, can you arrange this?
Yes, using our site, you can connect and contact all the event attendees before and after the event. We don't arrange matchmaking meetings at our events on a systematic way, but please ask at our registration desk if you would like us to assist us.

How can I get to the venue? 
The venue details, including the full address, are listed on the event page, and you will also be notified by email about the venue when receiving your confirmation letter a few days before the event.

What should I wear during the event? 
In our efforts to make the forum more enjoyable, we invite you to dress “business casual” and tie is again not required. We hope that this casual dress code will allow participants to conduct discussions in a more comfortable environment.

Are the drinks and meal included? 
Yes, all refreshments, tea/coffee breaks are always included and depending of the format of the event, a lunch or breakfast might also be included. Check the agenda for timings and more details.

When should I pay for the event? 
Once you have completed your registration, we require full payment before the event. Payment can be done using credit cards, Stripe of Paypal. For larger groups, we provide the possibility for you to pay by bank TT transfer.

Can I substitute a delegate? 
Yes, you can substitute a delegate at no extra charge - please email us the new name, job title, email and mobile number of this new person at support{at}gscc.co

Can I receive a copy of the presentations? 
As a general rule, we don't provide the presentations to any delegates and leave up to the speakers to decide if they wish to provide a copy of their presentation. Please meet them at the event and ask them directly.

What happens if the event get postponed? 
In the event that we postpone the event, you will be able to keep your registration for the next date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, you are welcome to send a substitute delegate, free of charge.

For more information on the terms and conditions of attending our events, read here.

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