Social Accountability: Human Impact on Supply Chains

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 17:15 - 18:00

Location: Sustainable Resources Theatre

People & Purpose


Companies are under increasing pressure to address the “S” of ESG in their supply chains, and to protect the rights, safety and wellbeing of individuals along all phases of operations. Hear from leaders in this space on how companies can implement socially responsible supply chain practices driven by value-led decision making, secure a social license to operate, and protect the long-term viability of their businesses.


  • How can we better understand, measure and assess the social performance of our supply chains?
  • What opportunities and barriers exist to address pertinent risks and impacts?
  • What tools and techniques are available for facilitating sourcing from ethical suppliers as well as social compliance and transparency into practices of actors in the supply chain? Perspectives on labour rights, women in supply chains and more.

Post Event Actions

  • Gain insights on why and how businesses are embracing socially responsible supply chains.
  • Rethink your industry’s state of play, and consider how internal and external stakeholders can work together to improve social responsibilities in global supply chains.
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