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Modern Slavery and Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium 2017 - This event has already finished

18 October 2017
One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA




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Following on the highly successful inaugural Modern Slavery & Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium on 10 November 2016, the second annual symposium will be held at the prestigious One Great George Street, Westminster. 

This construction industry leading, high profile event will take a cross supply chain approach to demonstrate, through case study speaker interventions from professional institutions, membership associations, organisations and companies, how they are driving best practice to meet compliance requirements and electing to go beyond the legislative minimum to mitigate their risks, demonstrate robust and responsible governance, provide professional guidance, enhance their reputations, improve efficiencies, and create competitive advantage. 

You will hear from The Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE, and senior level representatives from professional institutes and organisations including BRE, BSI, CIOB, ETI, GLAA, RIBA, RICS, IEMA, Supply Chain Sustainability School, Great Portland Estates, Marshalls and Sir Robert McAlpine.

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Event programme

Why Attend:

Delegates will learn through attending the second annual Symposium the practical measures leading professionals in our sector are undertaking to map and monitor their supply chains, and remediate where they discover evidence of illegal and unethical practices.

Attendees who register to join the Modern Slavery & Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium will gain insight and knowledge of the key ethical labour issues they need to address in their organisations and businesses, from transparency to traceability and from implementation to accountability.

You should attend, to:

  • Understand the requirements of the MSA in a construction sector context
  • Learn what the implications, challenges and risks are for your business
  • Hear peers' responses and how they are seizing the opportunity to improve
  • Discern how to map your supply chain to mitigate risk in your business
  • Discover practical strategies to deliver a beyond compliance competitive advantage
  • Collaborate with industry leaders to create dynamic supply chain solutions 

Intended audience

Those who attended the 2016 Symposium included, Director, Head of, Lead on:

  •                  Sustainability
  •                  Legal 
  •                  Compliance 
  •                  Governance (ESG)
  •                  Health & Safety
  •                  Environment
  •                  Recruitment
  •                  Human Rights
  •                  Procurement 
  •                  Business Development
  •                  Communications
  •                  Investments
  •                  Development
  •                  Human Resources

Companies and organisations who attended the 2016 Symposium included:

  • Skanska Plc
  • ETI
  • CIOB
  • Multiplex Construction Europe 
  • Construction news
  • NHBC
  • Stronger Together 
  • Recruitment and Employment Confederation 
  • Supply Chain Sustainability School
  • globalgroup
  • Travis Perkins Plc
  • Avondale Construction Limited
  • Unseen
  • FSI Worldwide 
  • CPA UK
  • Building
  • Simons Design
  • Interserve Support Services 
  • FSI Worldwide 
  • BSI Supply Chain Solutions 
  • Ergon Associates
  • Brett Landscaping & Building Products
  • King's College London
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Gangmaster Licensing Authority
  • Siniat Ltd
  • Marks & Spencer Plc
  • UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner 
  • KLH Sustainability 
  • Mazars LLP
  • Jonathan Lee Contracts (International)
  • University of Greenwich
  • McClelland Media
  • Responsible Supply Chain Ltd
  • Track Record Global
  • Sustain Worldwide
  • Responsible Solutions
  • FSI Europe 
  • The Law Society 
  • IET
  • Reese Procurement Limited
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BRE
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation 
  • DNV GL
  • InvestAssure
  • Institute of Human Rights & Business 

To discuss the 2017 Symposium programme, including participating as a speaker or panelist and sponsorship opportunities, contact: 

Gordon Miller 



For more information about delegate bookings, contact:

Seema Sheth