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Webinar: Creating Transparency in the Supply Chain to Reduce Risk

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Labor and Human Rights. With the advent of disasters like Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, as well as factory work in low cost countries, working conditions are becoming a hot button for many companies. An important transition into creating transparency is when large organizations can create a “federated” network, by integrating smaller firms into their network and drive a common purpose is a concept that is emerging as key to global competition.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • How can companies begin to understand supply chain risks in the form of human and labor rights violation, transparency, and environmental issues?

  • How to drive federated policies that include common operating procedures, established standards, driving aligned supply chain processes and tacit understanding of how things work.

  • How can procurement work with shared holders to create shared values around working conditions and embed them in the supply base

  • How will creation of full transparency into operations across the extended enterprise impact our supply chain human resource policies?

Speakers:
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Robert Handfield, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Co-Operative
Robert Handfield is the Consulting Editor of the Journal of Operations Management, one of the leading supply chain management journals in the field, and is the author of several books on supply chain management. He recently led a global study on Global Logistics Trends and Strategies for BVL International in 2013, as well as a report entitled Future Buy: The Future of Procurement published by KPMG.

Handfield has consulted with over 25 Fortune 500 companies and published more than 100 articles in top management journals. His work has been cited in over 23,000 publications according to Google Scholar.
29

Aug

2017

2:00 - 3:00 PM
(GMT -5)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not ...
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