Buying sustainably: An introductory workshop for procurement and CR managers

This one day workshop will equip you with the tools required to start managing your supply chain responsibly. Responsible supply chain management can help provide greater financial stability, through the minimising of reputational, operational and legal risks and by helping companies understand where to make cost savings and how to open new markets.

Date: TBC
Venue: London - Details tbc

BITC Members: £350 + VAT
Non BITC members: £490 + VAT

For further information please contact Simon Lee by emailing or calling 0207 566 8760, or visit our Supply chain issue page.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for Procurement or CR managers on the beginning of their supply chain journey who are looking for a strategic approach to managing their supply chain responsibly.

What will I gain from attending?

By the end of the coures, attendees should have understand:

  • How to build the business case internally
  • How to prioritize which social, environmental and economic issues to address first
  • How to carry out a supply chain risk and opportunity mapping
  • How to carry out a step by step approach to managing supply chains responsibly
  • How other companies have successfully implemented supply chain programme

Course outline

The business case

Are you looking to build the case internally? Find out about the latest business arguments to get buy in from your directors and colleagues.

Map your risks and opportunities & prioritise action

 Are you trying to prioritize which social, environmental or economic issue to address first? Learn how to carry out supply chain risk and opportunity mapping.

Steps to responsible supply chain management

Are you wondering how to get started?  Are you looking for a practical approach to follow? Find out about BITC’s recommended step by step approach drawn from member companies.

Best practice case studies

Do you want to learn from other companies who have successfully implemented programmes? Come and share knowledge on challenges and successes, and develop transferable expertise.