Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Social Sourcing: Creating social and business value through procurement

Date: January 13, 2015 @ 5:00pm – 8:30pm

Topic: Social Sourcing: Creating social and business value through procurement

Location: The Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre

Note to SCMP Members: This meeting is eligible for 2 SCMP Maintenance Points

From mining companies to crown corporations to small businesses, leading organizations build their brand and social license to operate by sourcing from suppliers who create community value.  Coro Strandberg will provide an overview of this latest procurement trend, and share tips and tools for embedding social considerations in supply management. Contribute to the dialogue: share your experiences and learn from others.

On this evening we are delighted to have Coro Strandberg, Principal of Strandberg Consulting speak at our dinner meeting. Coro is a leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) consultant.  She provides strategy advice to organizations seeking to integrate social and environmental considerations in the business model including governance, finance, strategy, procurement and human resources.  She recently published a “Social Value Business Guide” for the federal government, a tool for how organizations can embed social sustainability into human resources, procurement and innovation.  She is an associate with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility and conducts a CSR webinar series for The Conference Board of Canada.  Last month she won an award as a top CSR consultant by Canada’s Clean50.

Please complete this Registration Form and fax it to (604) 540-4023 or email it to nicole@scmabc.ca. Deadline to register is Friday January 9, 2015. Please complete the form online. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 3 business days, please contact Nicole Mohan.

In the event you are unable to attend you may send a substitute, however, your registration will not be refundable.   If you have any questions please call the SCMABC office at (604) 540-4494.  Specify with registration if you have any food sensitivities.

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