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Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Best Practices and Strategies

The importance of supply chain sustainability has been growing in recent years with consumers increasingly prioritizing environmental, social and economic (ESG) responsibilities. In response, companies are recognizing the benefits of sustainable practices for their bottom line. A sustainable supply chain can help companies maximize value by reducing costs, improving their reputation, and building stronger relationships with suppliers and customers.
Sustainability has become a critical issue for the global supply chain, as companies look for ways to reduce their impact on the environment and ensure long-term economic viability. From green procurement and sustainable packaging to energy efficiency and waste reduction, there are many ways that companies can address sustainability in their supply chain. As the world continues to prioritize sustainability, it will be interesting to see how the global supply chain evolves and embraces sustainable practices.

To help procurement professionals address this goal, we will examine current case studies from around the world to learn how organizations are driving sustainable procurement.
Enroll in this course, and you will walk away with a roadmap to drive sustainable procurement in your organization.

Member Price: $1,199.00

List Price: $1,499.00
Early Bird Pricing Ends on Jul 09 2023


Aug 9-10, 2023

Add To Calendar 8/9/2023 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2023 6:00:00 PM ET Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Best Practices and Strategies Online


Virtual Class
CEH Credits
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David Malone has over 30 years of management experience within municipal and Fortune 500 organizations, specializing in procurement, supply chain management and process improvement. His specialties include organizational design, talent acquisition, procurement system implementation, strategic sourcing, purchasing operations, supplier diversity, logistics management and travel management.

David is the founder and president of AcquireIQ, LLC a supply chain consulting and training company focused on helping organizations expand their procurement and supply chain value proposition through the optimization of people, process, and technology. David most recently served as Director of Procurement and Supply Management for the City of St Petersburg, FL and prior to that as Chief Procurement Officer for King County, Washington.  He has served as the lead contracting officer and accounts payable leader for multiple organizations in both the public and private sectors. His responsibilities have included billions in annual purchases, including construction, technology, goods and services and he has delivered over $1 billion in savings via the strategic sourcing process for multiple entries.  He has served as sponsor and leader of multiple Procurement Technology Modernizations, which includes the implementation of Oracle Procurement Cloud Applications as well as SAP Concur Travel system.

He has also served as the senior most procurement executive for Avery Dennison and US Cellular Corporations and as the Chief Procurement Officer for the City of Chicago from 2000 to 2004.

Other leadership roles include Director of Worldwide Procurement for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company and Senior Vice President at Mesirow Financials real estate division. David has global business experience, having conducted business in multiple countries, and maintains active relationships within the procurement and supply chain community.


Learning Objectives:
• Overview of sustainability and the path to net zero
• Understand the national and international regulations and standards that provide guidance on sustainable procurement.
• Discern the sustainability priorities into supply chain management.
• Identify the benefits of a sustainable procurement organization.
• How to get buy in from leadership.
• Apply risk management to ESG (environmental, social, governance) related risks in procurement.
• How to select sustainable suppliers.
• Embedding sustainability into procurement processes and decision-making
• Sustainable product and service procurement.
• Sustainable procurement implementation and measurement.
• Continuous improvement and innovation in sustainable procurement.

Virtual Class Schedule:

Day 1 - 10:00 am ET - 1:30 pm ET / 7:00 am PT - 10:30 am PT (3.5 hours), Break for Lunch
Day 1 - 2:30 pm ET - 6:00 pm ET / 11:30 am PT - 3:00 pm PT (3.5 hours)
Day 2 - 10:00 am ET - 1:30 pm ET / 7:00 am PT - 10:30 am PT (3.5 hours), Break for Lunch
Day 2 - 2:30 pm ET - 6:00 pm ET / 11:30 am PT - 3:00 pm PT (3.5 hours)

Who Should Attend:

All procurement and supply management professionals such as purchasing, senior buyers, contract management purchasing managers, purchasing directors, contract administrators, project managers, and anyone interested in learning more about supply chain sustainability.

Terms And Conditions

Virtual Learning Transferals: Registrations are transferable without any charge to another ISM Virtual Learning Course occurring within 12 months of the original purchase. Transferring registrations to another party are subject to price variance or change based on membership status and an additional $50 fee will be incurred.

Cancellations Virtual Learning: Cancellations more than 5 weeks before the date of the course will incur an administrative charge of 50 percent. Cancellation within 5 weeks of the date of the event will be charged the full fee. You must notify ISM in writing of a cancellation.

Tax Deduction: The Internal Revenue Service may permit an income tax deduction to U.S. residents for expenses (including registration fees, travel costs, meals and lodging) incurred in pursuit of continuing professional education. Consult your tax adviser for details.

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