The eyefortransport Sustainable Supply Chain Summit

San Francisco, October 15-17 2008

The eyefortransport Sustainable Supply Chain Summit draws 300+ executives in procurement, design, manufacturing, operations, logistics, transportation and supply chain, all with an interest in greening the end-to-end supply chain. 

With specific tracks on Green Purchasing, Green Manufacturing, and Green Transportation & Logistics, no other event brings together thought leaders across North America for a complete look at what Fortune 500 companies are doing to create and benefit from sustainable, efficient and profitable supply chains.

Learn from the experience of logistics, manufacturing and procurement:

  • How to achieve energy efficiency in factories and warehouses 
  • What the new demands of customers will be, and where theyll speak with their wallets 
  • Water sustainability and materials management
  • Recycling and waste reduction/ achieving zero landfill
  • Green manufacturing technologies
  • Fortune 500 Green Manufacturing Case Studies
  • Supplier management for greening
  • How REACH, RoHS/WEEE and other regulations will continue to impact your operation 
  • How a green agenda can help you cope with increased global competition and growing supply chain pressure 
  • How to go green while meeting the bottom line, and where to find your green manufacturing ROI 
  • The truth behind manufacturing carbon footprint measurement and management what to measure, how to measure it, and how to report it

PLUS: Design for Environment, focus on facilities, carbon reduction commitments, and sustainable packaging

Have a look at a selection of thought leaders speaking at the Sustainable Supply Chain Summit:

  • Mitch Jackson, Managing Director International Environmental Programs, FedEx
  • Mark Buckley, VP Environmental Affairs, Staples
  • Louis R. Feretti, CoE Environmental Compliance & Supply Chain Social Responsibility WW Engineering, Integrated Supply Chain, IBM
  • Uwe Schulte, VP Global Supply Management, Unilever
  • Susan S. Cheng, Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Warner Brothers Entertainment
  • Doug Perry, Director of Site Services Procurement, Boeing
  • Rick Lawlor, VP Retail Marketing, Microsoft
  • Tom Murray, Chief Prevention Analysis, EPA Green Suppliers Network

Have a look at the event website for more information:

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