ELEVATE Leadership Series 2019
Hamburg — Schedule

Hear from leaders in sustainability and supply chain labor and environmental responsibility as they examine the business challenges, external market dynamics, and consumer preferences influencing responsible sourcing programs in 2019.

Monday, 11 November 2019

08:30 – 09:00  |  Registration and coffee


09:00 – 09:15  |  Maren Barthel, ELEVATE

Welcome to the ELEVATE Leadership Series 2019


09:15 – 09:45  |  Dr. Kevin Franklin, ELEVATE

Top trends in supply chain responsible sourcing


09:45 – 10:15 |  Markus Löning

Keynote and Q&A – Transparency and integrity: The fundamentals for building effective programs in 2020 and beyond


10:15 – 10:45  |  Coffee and tea break / networking


10:45 – 11:30  |  Program effectiveness

Challenges of dealing with complex and diverse supply chains:
Segmentation as a risk-based and leverage-driven approach to complement insight from a traditional top-down, compliance lens

Erin Lyon, Vice President, Sustainability Consulting, ELEVATE


11:30 – 12:15  |  Challenges

Wages and working hours: Why do they matter, living wages and more… 

Frank Hoffer, Executive Director, ACT

Lavinia Muth, Corporate Responsibility Manager, ARMEDANGELS

Hendrik Heuermann, Sustainability Manager, H&M Germany

Moderator: Maren Barthel, ELEVATE


12:15 – 13:15  |  Lunch and networking 


13:15 – 14:00  |  Program effectiveness

Supplier ownership programs: Making accountability work on the vendor level

Kathrin Raabe, Manager Corporate Responsibility, ALDI SOUTH Group

Katie Shaw, Stakeholder Manager, Open Apparel Registry

Andreas Schindler, Co-founder, Don Limón Group

Moderator: Dr. Kevin Franklin, ELEVATE


14:00 – 15:15  |  Program effectiveness: Learnings in practice

Expanding fire safety efforts to Pakistan

Ansgar Lohmann, Head of CSR Department, KiK

How to successfully involve workers for effective programs

Julia Thimm, Head of Human Rights, Tchibo

SLCP and planning for 2020

Holly Menezes, Senior Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Social & Labor Convergence

Managing CR in a complex company

Dr. Ir. Leon Mol, Director Product Safety & Social Compliance, Ahold Delhaize

Moderator: Thomas Petruschke, BSD Consulting


15:15 – 15:35  |  Coffee and tea break / networking


15:35 – 16:20  |  Interactive workshop

What is ‘impact’ and how to measure the impact of your program in this peer-to-peer learning

Professor Dr. Sarah Jastram, Chair of International Business Ethics and Sustainability, Hamburg School of Business Administration


16:20 – 16:35  |  Global insight

Global policy trends on business and human rights

Thomas Petruschke, Managing Director, Germany, BSD Consulting


16:35 – 17:00  |  Wrap-up with Maren Barthel and Helen Roeth, ELEVATE


17:00 – 18:30  |  Networking Reception


 

Monday, 11 November 2019

08:30 – 09:00  |  Registration and coffee


09:00 – 09:15  |  Maren Barthel, ELEVATE

Welcome to the ELEVATE Leadership Series 2019


09:15 – 09:45  |  Dr. Kevin Franklin, ELEVATE

Top trends in supply chain responsible sourcing


09:45 – 10:15 |  Markus Löning

Keynote and Q&A – Transparency and integrity: The fundamentals for building effective programs in 2020 and beyond


10:15 – 10:45  |  Coffee and tea break / networking


10:45 – 11:30  |  Program effectiveness

Challenges of dealing with complex and diverse supply chains:
Segmentation as a risk-based and leverage-driven approach to complement insight from a traditional top-down, compliance lens

Erin Lyon, Vice President, Sustainability Consulting, ELEVATE


11:30 – 12:15  |  Challenges

Wages and working hours: Why do they matter, living wages and more… 

Frank Hoffer, Executive Director, ACT

Lavinia Muth, Corporate Responsibility Manager, ARMEDANGELS

Hendrik Heuermann, Sustainability Manager, H&M Germany

Moderator: Maren Barthel, ELEVATE


12:15 – 13:15  |  Lunch and networking 


13:15 – 14:00  |  Program effectiveness

Supplier ownership programs: Making accountability work on the vendor level

Kathrin Raabe, Manager Corporate Responsibility, ALDI SOUTH Group

Katie Shaw, Stakeholder Manager, Open Apparel Registry

Andreas Schindler, Co-founder, Don Limón Group

Moderator: Dr. Kevin Franklin, ELEVATE


14:00 – 15:15  |  Program effectiveness: Learnings in practice

Expanding fire safety efforts to Pakistan

Ansgar Lohmann, Head of CSR Department, KiK

How to successfully involve workers for effective programs

Julia Thimm, Head of Human Rights, Tchibo

SLCP and planning for 2020

Holly Menezes, Senior Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Social & Labor Convergence

Managing CR in a complex company

Dr. Ir. Leon Mol, Director Product Safety & Social Compliance, Ahold Delhaize

Moderator: Thomas Petruschke, BSD Consulting


15:15 – 15:35  |  Coffee and tea break / networking


15:35 – 16:20  |  Interactive workshop

What is ‘impact’ and how to measure the impact of your program in this peer-to-peer learning

Professor Dr. Sarah Jastram, Chair of International Business Ethics and Sustainability, Hamburg School of Business Administration


16:20 – 16:35  |  Global insight

Global policy trends on business and human rights

Thomas Petruschke, Managing Director, Germany, BSD Consulting


16:35 – 17:00  |  Wrap-up with Maren Barthel and Helen Roeth, ELEVATE


17:00 – 18:30  |  Networking Reception


 

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