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8th Annual APRES Conference


1 November 2018
Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London, EC2A 4ES
Online price £195.00 per person , plus VAT.

If not now, then when? Responsible Sourcing and Procurement for Infrastructure Projects 

Details :

The 8th Annual APRES Conference takes a cross supply chain approach to best practice examples of responsible sourcing and procurement for infrastructure projects. 

 

Attend to hear from clients of the leading national infrastructure projects: 

  • How they are following through on their commitments to promote sustainably sourced materials
  • How responsible sourcing procurement and performance contributes to the raising of funding 
  • How responsible sourcing is delivered within a social value policy framework at group and product level 

 

Learn from professional institutions, certification bodies and membership organisations, how they are:

  • Embedding responsible sourcing in procurement qualifications and frameworks
  • Providing an evidence base of responsible sourcing for certified infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrating the economic, social and environmental value of responsible sourcing 

 Individual tickets are priced £195 +VAT. APRES receive a 20% discount.

Event programme

09.00  Coffee and conference registration, exhibition opens

09.25  Welcome – Jim McClelland, Event Chair; Professor Jacqui Glass, University College London

09.30  Embedding responsible procurement at scale

  • Keynote - Clare Marsden, Head of Defra Group Commercial
  • Darren White, Head of Environmental Sustainability at Thames Tideway –"Within a sustainability framework, how responsible sourcing procurement and performance contributes to the raising of a £450m green bond"
  • Tim Rudin, Head of Responsible Procurement at Greater London Authority (GLA) and Transport for London (TFL)– “How responsible sourcing is delivered within the GLA social value policy framework and specifically at TFL”

10.30  Panel Q&A

10.50  Refreshment break

11.20  Facilitated workshop

  • Sheena Donaldson, Knowledge Manager at CIPS – “Embedding responsible sourcing in procurement qualifications and frameworks”

 

12.30  Lunch and Exhibition

13.40  How responsible sourcing frameworks are being delivered

  • Dave Knight, Consultant for CARES – “Global traceability of metals, steel and reinforcing steels and the key procurement and responsible sourcing issues therein”
  • Neill Wilkins, Programme Manager at Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) – “Why responsible recruitment is key to preventing exploitation and delivering supply chain efficiency”
  • Ian Nicholson, Director at CEEQUAL – “Providing an evidence base of responsible sourcing for certified infrastructure projects”

14.40  Panel Q&A

15.00  Refreshment break

15.30  APRES’s role in the promotion of responsible sourcing 

  • Professor Jacqui Glass, University College London – “Where are we now? 10 years of responsible sourcing certification through the BES 6001 standard
  • Nigel Jones, Sustainable Products Team Lead, BRE – “The role of BES 6002, Ethical Labour Sourcing Standard, in supporting continuous improvement in responsible and ethical sourcing”
  • Alison Nicholl, Associate Director, Constructing Excellence – Sli.do insights from the Conference

16.30  Conference end and depart

For more information:
Laura Cox
laura.cox@bre.co.uk

Online price £195.00 per person , plus VAT.