Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Sustainability speakers

On World Sustainable Procurement Day we take a look at the lineup of speakers discussing Sustainaiblity and ESG at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE in April

With today being World Sustainable Procurement Day - a single day event organised by The Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP)​ - Procurement Magazine breaks down its list of speakers to attend Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE that will be discussing all things sustainability and ESG. 

Day 1, 27th April 2022

George Lawrie, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester

Where: Stage 1

Time: 12:00PM - 12:30PM (UK)

Speaking on Day 1 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference, George Lawrie will be discussing: How smart manufacturing technologies are reshaping global trade patterns.

Lawrie will look at the rise of smart supply chains and how AI-infused cloud collaboration is driving a more sustainable and resilient product design, sourcing, supplier collaboration, customer experience.

Patrick O’Hanlon Chief Procurement Officer at Morgan Stanley

Where: Stage 3

Time: 11:30AM - 12:00PM (UK)

Those attending Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will have the opportunity to attend a fireside chat with Patrick O’Hanlon, Chief Procurement Officer at Morgan Stanley. 

During the fireside chat, O’Hanlon will discuss:

  • Innovative design and packaging
  • ESG in supply chains
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3
  • Scoreboards and benchmarking
  • WOW - War on Waste

Arvind Kumar, Global Head of Indirects at NTT Global Sourcing

Where: Stage 3

Time: 2:00PM - 2:30PM (UK)

From NTT Global Sourcing Arvind Kumar, Global Head of Indirects will be discussing strategic sourcing in a panel discussion. 

Topics to be discussed on the day include: 

  • Supplier/partner contingency
  • Scorecards
  • AI and ML
  • Circular supply chains
  • Ethical sourcing

Fabrice Blanc, Head of Procurement at Nestlé

Where: Stage 4

Time: 2:00PM - 2:30PM (UK)

Attending Day 1 of Procurement & Supply Chain Live, Fabrice Blanc, Head of Procurement at Nestlé will be discussing: ‘Leveraging new technologies in procurement and supply chain to improve sourcing sustainability and flexibility’.

EcoVadis 

Where: Stage 1

Time: 2:30PM - 3:00PM (UK)

Yet to have a speaker confirmed, one of the world's most trusted business sustainability rating organisations, EcoVadis will be presenting a keynote speech at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE.

Mariam Saad, Director of Procurement, IT, and Technology Services & Ashifa Jumani Director of Procurement, TELUS

Where: Stage 3

Time: 3:00PM - 3:30PM (UK)

Both Mariam Saad, Director of Procurement, IT, and Technology Services and Ashifa Jumani, Director of Procurement at TELUS will be taking to the stage on Day 1 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE to discuss Sustainability in Procurement.

Click here, to find out more about Mariam Saad.

Philip Halanen, Head of Sourcing and sustainability Wyndham Hotels & Resorts & Mauricio Coindreau, Head of Sustainability and Procurement at AB InBev

Where: Stage 1 

Time: 3:30PM - 4:00PM (UK)

In a panel discussion on Day 1 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE, Philip Halanen, Head of Sourcing and sustainability Wyndham Hotels & Resorts & Mauricio Coindreau, Head of Sustainability and Procurement at AB InBev will be discussing Scope 3 emissions.

Topics of the panel discussion include: 

  • Category management
  • SBTi
  • ESG in supply chains
  • Partnerships and accreditations
  • Emission hotspots - how can we address them?

Day 2, 28th April 2022

Fireside Discussion

Where: Stage 1

Time: 10:30AM - 11:00AM (UK)

Back for a second day, those attending Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will have the opportunity to attend a fireside discussion on greenwashing. 

Topics will include: 

  • What is greenwashing?
  • How do we spot it?
  • Sustainability vs. Ethical
  • Is greenwashing the first step towards change?

Mark Perera, CEO at Vizibl

Where: Stage 1

Time: 12:30PM - 1:00PM (UK)

On Day 2 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE, Mark Perera, CEO at Vizibl will be delivering a keynote speech on ‘leveraging the power of supplier collaboration and innovation to drive sustainable business growth’. 

Christos Chamberlain, UK General Manager at Flexport

Where: Stage 2

Time: 2:30PM - 3:00PM (UK) 

Also delivering a keynote speech on Day 2 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE, Christos Chamberlain, UK General Manager at Flexport will be discussing: ‘Driving brand loyalty with sustainable supply chains’. 

Fireside discussion

Where: Stage 3

Time: 3:00PM - 3:30PM (UK)

On Day 2 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE, those attending will also have the opportunity to attend a fireside discussion in the afternoon on risk and resilience in the supply chain. 

Topics related to sustainability include: 

  • Economic, environmental, political, and ethical - how do we prepare for each category of risk?
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions

Alisa Bornstein, Vice President of sourcing at Visa Europe

Where: Stage 1

Time: 3:00PM - 3:30PM (UK)

Present by Alisa Bornstein, Vice President of sourcing at Visa Europe, Bornstein will be delivering a keynote speech on Day 2 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE where she will be discussing: ‘Building a supply chain sustainability strategy in a new reality’. 

Click here, to find out more about Alisa Bornstein.

About Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

This year, sister publications Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital are heading back to the Tobacco Dock (London, UK) to host Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

The two-day hybrid event will be held on the 27th and 28th of April 2022, in-person and broadcast live via our fully interactive virtual platform.

To attend in-person or virtually for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here.

Across these two unmissable days, the agenda will include seven core themes:

  • Supply Chain Risk & Resilience 
  • Digital Procurement
  • Transformation 
  • Supply Chain Sustainability 
  • The Global Logistic Forum 
  • Supplier & Contract Management 
  • Digital Ecosystems

To explore the full agenda for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here.

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