Sustainability and the Supply Chain International Conference
For nearly any company, effectively managing the supply chain is critical to business success. Companies have long sought ways to optimize supply chain efficiencies. In recent years they are also increasingly looking to solve social and environmental challenges in their supply chains. The social and environmental issues these firms deal with range from working conditions in supplier facilities, to greenhouse gas emissions in logistics networks, to eliminating or reclaiming toxic material from products. Effectively managing these and other sustainability-related issues will be a key determinant of companies' long term competitiveness.
In this context, Portland State University's School of Business and Center for Sustainable Processes and Practices are hosting the Sustainability in the Supply Chain Conference. Scheduled for November 1 and 2, 2007, this conference brings together leading industry practitioners and academics to share best practices and leading edge research on this important topic. The conference's innovative two-day format provides for rich, in-depth dialogue from industry representatives during the first day; followed by a series of presentations by academic researchers during the second day. With this approach, the Sustainability in the Supply Chain Conference offers a valuable opportunity to share and learn best practices and discover approaches that create value along the supply chain.
The Event Location:
Day 1: Portland Art Museum
Day 2: Portland Hilton
Day 1: All meals including coffee breaks.
Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch and coffee breaks.
Portland State University (PSU) in Portland, Oregon is internationally recognized as a center for education and research in the area of sustainability. PSU boasts leading edge research in bio-engineering, nanotechnology and transportation; nationally ranked programs in Urban Planning and Design; and innovative business curriculum in Sustainable Enterprise Management.
Portland Art Museum and Portland Hilton
Portland, OR 97201
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