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 – 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:
The role of risk analysis, segmentation, cost of compliance, equivalency

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


12:15 – 13:15  |  Lunch and networking 


13:15 – 13:30  |  Challenges

Unauthorized subcontracting: A diagnostic, data review and predictive model


13:30 – 14:15  |  Program effectiveness

Supplier ownership programs: Making accountability work on the vendor level

Katharina Wortmann, Director, Corporate Responsibility International, ALDI SUD


14:15 – 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

Dr. Delia Schindler, Senior Sustainability Manager, Tchibo

ESG investments

– To be announced

SLCP and planning for 2020

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


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


15:45 – 16:30  |  Session

What is ‘impact’ and how to measure the impact of your program – current state of research

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

Johanna Försterling, Hamburg School of Business Administration


16:30 – 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 – 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:
The role of risk analysis, segmentation, cost of compliance, equivalency

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


12:15 – 13:15  |  Lunch and networking 


13:15 – 13:30  |  Challenges

Unauthorized subcontracting: A diagnostic, data review and predictive model


13:30 – 14:15  |  Program effectiveness

Supplier ownership programs: Making accountability work on the vendor level

Katharina Wortmann, Director, Corporate Responsibility International, ALDI SUD


14:15 – 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

Dr. Delia Schindler, Senior Sustainability Manager, Tchibo

ESG investments

– To be announced

SLCP and planning for 2020

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


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


15:45 – 16:30  |  Session

What is ‘impact’ and how to measure the impact of your program – current state of research

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

Johanna Försterling, Hamburg School of Business Administration


16:30 – 17:00  |  Wrap-up with Maren Barthel and Helen Roeth, ELEVATE


17:00 – 18:30  |  Networking Reception


 

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