2012 Conference

2012 IGEL Conference-Workshop

Greening the Supply Chain: Best Business Practices and Future Trends

Conference-Workshop Objective: Provide an in-depth, informed and current overview about sustainability and supply chain management. Discussion about best business models for effective results in efficiency in this sector. An interactive dialogue with panelists and conference participants on greening the supply chain in organizations and how these measures will lead to the development of new internal management tools, policy formation and new business opportunities. The ensuing conference-workshop report issued is based on collective discussions for future research, potential policy impact and future potential business opportunities.

Conference Resources:

Conference Report and Agenda: The comprehensive report from IGEL’s Greening the Supply Chain Conference. View the agenda for a list of speakers and presentations.

Videos & Interviews: Edwin Keh, Lecturer at The Wharton School and former Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice-President at Walmart Global Procurement; Sarene Marshall, Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy; V. Daniel T. Guide, Jr. of Penn State University; Josh Gellers, PhD candidate in political science at UC Irvine; Gil Friend, CEO of Natural Logic and Chairman at Open Data Registry; Alice Henly of NRD; Rubel Lobel, Assistant Professor at The Wharton Schoo; Nate Morris of Rubicon Global; and Rajat Kaput of GE.

Conference Presentations: IGEL’s Greening the Supply Chain Conference featured a wide range of speakers and presentations addressing sustainability in the supply chain. Take a look at the presentations below and stay tuned for the next IGEL Conference-Workshop.

Charlene Wall, BASF: Creating Chemistry for Sustainable Supply Chains
Tom Carpenter, International Paper: Sustainability: The IP Way
V. Daniel T. Guide, Jr., Penn State University: Clsoed-Loop Supply Chains
Darren Gross, Dow: Setting the Standard for a Sustainable Chemical Supply Chain
Gill Philip Friend, Natural Logic, Inc and Open Data Registry, Inc.: The Challenge of Radical Transparency
Rajat Kapur, GE: Ecomagination, Driving Innovation and Growth
Edwin Keh, Wharton School and Walmart Global Procurement: The Business Case for Sustainability in the Supply Chain
Alex Markevich, SAP: Enabling Business Models for Sustainable Supply Chain Management with SAP
Alice Henly, NRDC: Sports & Entertainment Greening

Conference Pictures: Remember to check out the pictures from the 2012 IGEL Conference on Greening the Supply Chain.