Responsible supply chains:

the future of trade

Responsible Supply Chains: The future of trade

Co-hosted by ELEVATE and ETI, London: 31 Oct - 1 Nov 2018

Co-hosted by ELEVATE and ETI
London: 31 Oct - 1 Nov 2018

In a time of uncertainty and rapid change, ELEVATE and the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) are focused on the future of trade and understanding the evolving relationship between business and human rights.

Our upcoming event will include analysis of key sustainability trends, the future of business models and leadership and explore new models of collaboration. Breakout sessions and learning activities on both days will enable you to interact and share insights on the key challenges facing responsible business and how leading companies are responding.

Benefits of attending

  • Cross industry discussions
  • Shared learnings for solutions and programs that are delivering transformation now
  • Learn what are the distractions and what is driving real impact
  • Understand the legal and compliance context, risks and emerging challenges
  • Network with industry influencers who are future proofing trade
  • Speakers from the boardroom, the field and the workforce. From policymakers, multi-stakeholder initiatives and more...

This is the event you’ve come to trust for open, frank dialogue and pragmatic approaches that are ready for rollout. We’ve processed the learnings from recent years, and today, we’re focused on collaborating with ETI to highlight the approaches that are delivering transformation now.

We hope you’ll join us in London. Register here.

London Event
31 October - 1 November 2018 08:30 AM

92 Days

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Co-Sponsor Exhibition Sponsor


Ian Spaulding

Chief Executive Officer, ELEVATE

Peter McAllister

Executive Director, ETI

Ansgar Lohmann

Head of CSR Department, KiK Textilien

Bettina Reinboth

Head of Social Issues, PRI

Erin Lyon

Director, Europe, ELEVATE

Erinch Sahan

Chief Executive, World Fair Trade Organization

Frederique Desroches

Social Impact & Inclusiveness Manager, Cycles and Procurement, Danone
Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Senior Vice President, ELEVATE

Martin Hallberg

Children’s Rights and Business Atlas Manager, Global Child Forum

Peter Jackson

Chief Digital Officer, Matrix

Philip Chamberlain

ETI Chair

Rachel Wilshaw

Ethical Trade Manager, Oxfam GB

Rebecca Prentice

Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Sussex

Rubana Huq

Managing Director, Mohammadi Group

Simon Steyne

Senior ILO Adviser on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Zulfiqar Shah

Executive Director, The Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research (PILER)

Heather Canon

Vice President, Worker Engagement, Laborlink ELEVATE

Juliet Edington

Buyer Engagement, Better Work

Juliane Reinecke

Professor of International Business & Comparative Management, Kings College London

Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead

Senior Economist, International Labour Organization (ILO) and Founder, Fair Wage Network

Jeroen Beinaert

Project Coordinator Forced Labour and Trafficking, International Trade Union Confederation (ILO)

Baroness Lola Young

Peer, House of Lords

Janet Ruto

Gender Empowerment Manager at James Finlay Kenya Limited

Inés Renobales Fernández

Social Sustainability Lead, Inditex

Caroline Downey

Executive Director, Women Working Worldwide

Alison Tate

Director of Economic and Social Policy, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Wilbert Flinterman

Senior Advisor Workers’ Rights and Trade Union Relations, Fairtrade International

Kadir Uysal

Country Programme Manager, Turkey, ETI

Valiant Richey

Acting Special Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Trafficking in Human Beings

Roger Bannister

Chief Executive, Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA)

Frank Hoffer

Executive Director, ACT

Linda Ingolfsdottir

Sustainability Project Manager (Wages), H&M

Dr Jennifer Zerk

Consultant and Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)

Marcela Manubens

Global VP for Integrated Social Sustainability at Unilever

Mark Goldring

Chief Executive Officer, Oxfam

Dorothy Lovell

Policy Analyst, OECD

Chidi King

Equality Department, ITUC

Stephen Russell

Policy Officer, EU & International Relations Department, Trade Union Congress (TUC)

Evelyn Astor

Policy Officer, ITUC

Carlos Lopez

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

John Evans

Trade Union Advisory Committee to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Yann Wyss

Senior Manager, Social & Environmental Impact, Nestlé

David Pettet

Senior Manager Human Rights, Reckitt Benckiser

John Evans

Former General Secretary Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD + Chief Economist ITUC

Dan Murray

Commercial Director, Sedex Global

Doug Cahn

Commercial Director, Sedex Global

Juliane Reinecke

Professor of International Business & Comparative Management, Kings College London

Christine Chow, Ph.D.

Director, Hermes Investement Management

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Responsible supply chains: the future of trade

31 October - 1 November 2018
The Kia Oval
6 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SW, UK