Sedex Conference 2017

Sedex Conference 2017

Continuous improvement, in practice

QEII Conference Centre | #Sedex17

5th April:
1.00pm - 5.00pm (view Agenda)

Sedex VIP Networking Dinner: 5th April, 6.30pm - 10.00pm (more information)

6th April: 9.00am - 5.00pm (view Agenda)

The Sedex Conference is our largest annual gathering, bringing together hundreds of Sedex members and business leaders from across the globe to share ideas and learn about the issues that matter to every responsible company. 

This year we are excited to be returning to the prestigious QEII Conference Centre in the heart of London’s Westminster.

Tickets are on sale - book yours now to secure your place at one of the world's largest responsible sourcing events in 2017. Pricing information can be found here.

Continuous improvement, in practice

Continuous improvement is a commonly used phrase, but what does it really mean in practice? With expert insight from over 40 speakers, the Sedex Conference 2017 will delve into all areas of supply chain sustainability to uncover what ongoing development and improvement looks like and how you can take action in your business.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Forced Labour
  • Purchasing Practices
  • Changing business practices: guidance or legislation?
  • Selling sustainability into the boardroom agenda
  • Environmental impacts
  • Responsible recruitment
  • Unlocking worker voice using technology
  • Plus more...

Visit here to view the Agenda.

The conference will offer inspiration, insight and practical advice in the form of:

  • Plenary sessions hear from leaders in the field with high-level and cross-sector overviews of key topics
  • Master-classeslearn from subject experts and companies which have successfully addressed a key issue
  • Workshops find out what's new at Sedex and in the latest version of SMETA
  • Spotlight talks be inspired and uplifted in just 20 minutes with our short and to-the-point spotlight talks
  • Networking – extensive networking opportunities allow you make new contacts and deepen existing relationships

Who attends?

Previous Sedex conferences have welcomed brands, retailers, suppliers, audit firms, media, NGOs and government officials, including: