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The ELEVATE Leadership Series 2019 – a focus on Program Effectiveness

How confident are you in the effectiveness of your responsible sourcing, corporate sustainability or business risk programs? Program effectiveness is more important than ever before as we experience the trade war, reduced growth and continued uncertainty. Gain the competitive edge with the ELEVATE Leadership Series 2019 webinars, events, blog and podcasts.

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ELEVATE Strategic Partner webinar: Setting Science-Based Targets

Essential tips and guidance to help companies set greenhouse gas reduction targets and demonstrate their climate leadership …

  • 17 December 2019
  • 9:00 am (HK Time)
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ELEVATE Strategic Partner webinar: Global trends in corporate social investment

Held in partnership with CECP, this webinar provides the latest information on corporate social investment trends to help…

  • 12 December 2019
  • 09:30 AM (SGT)
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ELEVATE Strategic Partner webinar: India’s CSR Law

This ELEVATE Strategic Partner (ESP) webinar delivers an update on India's "CSR Law" including challenges related to corporat…

  • 13 November 2019
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ELEVATE Strategic Partner webinar: The 2019 Better Buying Index Report

A company’s supply chain can make a important impact in promoting human rights, fair labor practices, & environmental program…

  • 29 and 30 October 2019
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Webinar – Disclosure and transparency that meets reporting and investor expectations

Trends on corporate sustainability and integrated reporting, supply chain transparency, and investor / regulatory disclosure…

  • 23 October 2019
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Webinar – New Countries, New Risk: How to anticipate sourcing risks amidst the Trade War

In this ELEVATE Webinar, our Analytics team discloses the changes in sourcing risks as companies shift from China to other ke…

  • 10 September 2019
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Webinar – The Role of Segmentation for Program Effectiveness

In this webinar we discuss how a segmentation exercise is the starting point for prioritizing investment and engagement with …

  • 27 March 2019
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Webinar – Factory Ownership: A journey to proactive social responsibility

How can the factory journey be accelerated while also easing their cost of ownership? Emerging platforms, tools and data anal…

  • 29 May 2019
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Webinar – Is scalable capacity building the secret sauce to program effectiveness?

High-impact, scalable and lasting capacity building requires ongoing contact and engagement that leverages multiple touch poi…

  • 26 June 2019
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Webinar – Cutting Through the Noise: The future of social auditing

This webinar explores the market drivers and behaviors that have historically impacted social auditing and new trends that ar…

  • 24 April 2019
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Webinar – Program Effectiveness: What it looks like and why it matters

What’s your formula for success in Program Effectiveness in 2019? We will review the challenges your programs might be facing…

  • 6 March 2019
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Webinar – An introduction to gender lens investing and how to address gender equality from a finance and funding perspective (in partnership with Fair Finance Asia)

Increasing emphasis on achieving gender equality has drawn interest towards applying a gender lens to investment and funding …

  • 29 May 2019
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Webinar – The ELEVATE Update on China social insurance: What you need to know now

The Reform Plan of Collection & Management of National Tax and Local Tax was promulgated by the Chinese Government in July…

  • 19 December 2018
  • 03:00 PM (中国时间 - 普通话) & 05:00 PM (China Time - English)
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Webinar – Scorecard for Success: The power of supplier performance scorecards to improve results

Supplier performance scorecards can be a powerful tool to improve performance…

  • 5 December 2018
  • 05:00 PM (HKT) & 02:00 PM (EST)
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False Security and Risk to Market Value: Why transparency focused programs are needed now more than ever

ELEVATE CEO Ian Spaulding and SVP Mark Jones explore the coming investor data requirements around supply chain and factors to…

  • 27 June 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Learnings from Assessments and Audits Integrated with Worker Engagement

Over 80% of factory workers in China have not raised a suggestion or complaint to management in the last 12 months, according…

  • 29 August 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Supplier Ownership: The link between sentiment and performance

There are many different factors that go into a decision to invest in a proactive social responsibility program—maturity…

  • 30 May 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Straight to the Source: Bottom up models for improving performance in global supply chains

This webinar introduces participants to a typical supplier’s journey in social compliance and provides practical tips from…

  • 25 April 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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The Evolution of Audit: From transactional governance to 360º view of factory health

Traditional audits play an important role in assessing working conditions throughout the supply chain. But the role of audits…

  • 28 March 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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North Korean Labor in Your Supply Chain: What to know and new detection methodologies

Dedicated to bringing you topical programs with pragmatic takeaways, The ELEVATE Leadership Series 2018 Webinars start with…

  • 13 February 2018
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Using Data to Predict Outcomes and Drive Deeper Supply Chain Insights

ELEVATE welcomes you to the final webinar in its 2017 Leadership Series of events and webinars framed around this year’s them…

  • 29 November 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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The Role of Technology to Scale Worker Engagement

Can technological advances in worker engagement promote both worker well-being and business objectives?…

  • 01 November 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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The Effectiveness of Compliance-Driven vs. Partnership-Oriented Responsible Sourcing

Trying to get products to market and keep up with trends is challenging enough for brands and retailers, but imagine for a…

  • 27 September 2017
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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Segmentation as a Tool to Engage and Support Strategic Factories

ELEVATE is one of the leading proponents of segmentation for increased impact in responsible sourcing programs. We’ve hosted…

  • 30 August 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Human Rights Due Diligence: A Holistic Risk Management Approach

The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework states that human rights due diligence is: “An ongoing risk management process…

  • 26 July 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Exploring Audit Quality: What really matters?

How can we consistently achieve high audit quality? Learn from ELEVATE’s global quality and operational leaders about those…

  • 28 June 2017
  • 11:00 AM (EDT) 05:00 PM (CST)
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Trends in the Apparel Sector in Asia

Manufacturing in the apparel sector continues to diversify across Asia as companies look for alternative sourcing markets and…

  • 31 May 2017
  • 11:00 AM (EDT) 05:00 PM (CST)
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Vendor Ownership: The Multiplier Effect

Improving management systems at 20 important vendors may allow the retailer to reduce their direct interactions with 100 fact…

  • 02 May 2017
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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Seeking Remedy in the Workplace: Implementing Factory Grievance Mechanisms

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) expect companies to participate in non-judicial mechanisms to…

  • 26 April 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT)
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Social Compliance Trends in China

Manufacturing in China has matured significantly. However, pressure for lower cost production continues to make achieving…

  • 07 March 2017
  • 02:00 PM (EDT) 05:00 PM (CST)
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Labor and Environment Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The recent full release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn in global interest. The new trade agreement calls…

  • 16 December 2015
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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Measuring Program Effectiveness and Performance

With 2015 coming to a close, many are starting to think about end of year responsible sourcing performance. ELEVATE advocates…

  • 09 December 2015
  • 09 December 2015
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Preparing for Next Year’s CNY

Chinese New Year is celebrated in many ways. Some celebrate with fireworks, others with good food, family and good company…

  • 15 September 2015
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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Avoiding the CAP Trap

The first step towards social performance improvement starts with the corrective action plan. If done with some thought…

  • 23 June 2015
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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CSR Cost of Ownership

ELEVATE conducted its second social and environmental budget survey in 2014. The results suggested, and our experience…

  • 06 May 2015
  • 11:00 AM (EDT)
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