Review of business implications of critical global trends
Field experience of a leading company
Sustainable Sourcing Practioner's Guide
Learning and networking with like-minded professionals
A strategic approach to sustainability requires a strong motivation. What prompts leading organizations to engage with and implement sustainable business practices? What’s in it for your organization? Why the time is NOW? Together we’ll explore:
Why sustainability matters.
Why business must act.
Why business must be proactive.
So what does it mean to be sustainable? It can be a daunting task to sift through all the jargon to know what practices are right for your organization. You will develop an understanding of:
Critical sustainability frameworks and tools
Product life-cycle considerations
Strategy implications for design, operations and sourcing
How are best-in-class organizations addressing the challenges of doing business in a resource-constrained world? What are the significant “Do’s and Don’ts” of sustainable business practice. A detailed look at the efforts of a leading company will shed light on your own organization’s efforts. We will:
Learn from a World-class organization
See sustainable sourcing in practice
Understand the stages on the sustainability journey
Explore methods for embedding sustainability in the corporate culture
Develop the business case for sustainability in your organization
Converting new ideas into actions often depends on critical first steps. Using knowledge-brokering techniques, apply the collective learnings to the sustainability challenge facing your own organization.
Obtain the management skills that will help you think more strategically and lead more effectively.
In association with SAI Platform
This course leverages several years of Rollins faculty engagement and experience, as instructor or participant, in global forums including the INCAE Sustainability Seminar and the Think Forward Forum in Latin America and the IMD-SAI Platform Master-class in Europe.