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Free Webinar: "Resiliency, Collaboration, Adaptation – The Impact of COVID-19 on Corporate Sustainability & Supply Chains"

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Location: Online

The social and economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 crisis should allow companies to take a step back and restart in a way that is also more sustainable. As we begin the journey to our new normal, now is the time for companies to live into their purpose and contribute to building a more resilient, sustainable, and healthy society on the other side of the pandemic.

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In this webinar we will discuss:

  • The impact of COVID-19 and the approach to corporate sustainability.
  • Adapting to meet the needs of stakeholders.
  • Principles for a new environment

COVID-19 is impacting global business on a truly unprecedented scale. As health precautions and shelter-in-place mandates continue to impact supplier operations, companies must react quickly to mitigate risks and secure their supply chains against disruption. Hear about tools you can implement to quickly mitigate your supply chain’s COVID-19 risk exposure.

Speaker Bios:

Niki King is a seasoned sustainability/ corporate responsibility professional with more than ten years of specific sector expertise and leadership in sustainability strategy and implementation. A visionary change-agent dedicated to responsible business leaders with a deep understanding of emerging issues including environmental sustainability, supply chain transparency, ethics, labor, and human rights, and modern slavery. Proven strengths in stakeholder engagement, managing cross-functional teams, CSR reporting, issue analysis and remediation, risk management, policy development, and supplier compliance.

Jamie Barsimentov, Ph.D. received his doctorate in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz with a focus on environmental economics and resource management. Jamie has extensive consulting and academic experience in sustainability, climate action strategy, responsible supply chains, and is a frequent speaker in academic and corporate venues.

This is a free event. Go here to register. 

Originally published at sustainabilitystudies.nd.edu.