Our CEO, Matthew de Villiers is speaking at the Sustainable Procurement & Supply Summit (SPSS) at the QEII in London tomorrow. As part of the Supplier Collaboration panel discussion, Matthew will be talking about how to overcome the barriers to supplier collaboration – both internally and externally – and how to engage with suppliers in a way that benefits them.
The Sustainable Procurement & Supply Summit is organised with The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) - providing the only UK conference to fully address the need for greater attention, measurement and control across all areas of procurement and the extended supply chain.
Matthew is speaking in the morning session which is aimed at organisations in the early stages of developing a sustainable procurement strategy but will also act as a valuable update for those who have already started the process. Industry experts and practitioners will cover core principles, innovations, key risks and current best practice - to help organisations build an effective sustainable purchasing strategy that delivers maximum benefit through their supply / value chain.
The afternoon session will focus on implementing and improving the measurement and reporting aspects of a sustainable procurement strategy and how to promote sustainability credentials and use them to gain competitive advantage. Specialist speakers and purchasing practitioners will provide a valuable overview of the latest benchmarking tools and industry standards, explaining how these can be used to evaluate, monitor and control the performance of an organisation and provide key metrics that apply to specific industry sectors.
If you are attending the conference and would like to meet us to discuss your sustainable procurement strategy, please email Katherine Prove at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the conference, visit the SPSS website.