When: Tuesday December 3rd, 2013 (Registration and Coffee: 9:15 am; Workshop: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Where: TIDES Canada, 163 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
(Hollyhock Room 304)
Cost: $125 + GST
Take advantage of a 20% discount if you register 2 or more participants from the same organization! Email email@example.com for details.
Put Your Sustainable Purchasing Policy to Work
Congratulations on your sustainable purchasing commitments!
If you’re ready to take your organization’s program to the next level, you’ll want to look closely at an emerging strategy in sustainable purchasing — buyer-supplier collaboration — as a way to deliver economic, social, ethical and environmental benefits along your supply chain.
Join us in Vancouver on December 3 for this exciting BuySmart workshop and roundtable. You’ll hear from sustainable purchasing experts, learn about the opportunities and benefits that come from buyers and suppliers working together on sustainable supply chain issues, and engage with your peers to share experiences and ideas for the future.
What You'll Learn
Here are highlights of what you’ll learn from practitioners and peers at this event:
- Sustainability megatrends and related supply chain risks and opportunities
- Benefits of proactive buyer-supplier engagement
- Supplier engagement opportunities and strategies
- Success stories of buyer-supplier collaboration, with tips and lessons learned.
Meet Our Experts
Coro Strandberg — Session Leader
Coro Strandberg is Principal of Strandberg Consulting and co-founder of the BuySmart Network. She provides governance and strategy advice to organizations seeking to integrate sustainability considerations into the marketplace, such as through procurement, investment, human resources, risk and finance.
Tim Reeve — Presenter
Tim Reeve, President of Reeve Consulting and co-founder of the BuySmart Network, is a sustainability strategist who helps the private sector, governing bodies and major projects thrive. With a specialization in sustainable supply chains, Tim helps others build brand, improve profitability, reduce risk and strategically engage with key employees and stakeholders.
Bob Purdy — Facilitator
Bob Purdy is the Director of External Relations and Corporate Development for the Fraser Basin Council and is Program Manager for the BuySmart Network. He has over 20 years’ experience in bringing people together to address complex sustainability challenges.
For more information about the seminar, contact Bob Purdy:
E: firstname.lastname@example.org or T: (604) 488-5355.
When & Where
Fraser Basin Council - BuySmart Network
The BuySmart Network is a key source of information and education on sustainable purchasing. Administered by the non-profit Fraser Basin Council, BuySmart provides training, advisory services and collaborative opportunities to business, public bodies and non-profit organizations that are interested in 'raising their game' on sustainable purchasing and supply chain transformation.
Would you like to help create a cleaner environment, a healthier community and better workplaces by weighing the social, economic and environmental impacts of the goods and services you buy? If so, come to a BuySmart Network Learning Event!