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SDG and Sustainable Supply Chains in the post-global economy

International Symposium jointly organized by The Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS) at Royal Holloway University of London, University of Twente & Greening of Industry Network (GIN) in Egham, Surrey, Great Britain May 27, 2017

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

SYMPOSIUM THEMES

IMPORTANT DATES and SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

REGISTRATION and PRACTICAL INFORMATION

CONTACTS

Renowned experts in the symposium themes confirmed their participation as keynote speakers: prof. dr. Joseph Sarkis, dr. Natalia Yakovleva, Mr. Shaun McCarthy, prof. dr. Hans Bressers, dr. Diane Holt and prof. dr. Tim Unwin.

Prof. dr. Joseph Sarkis

Green Supply Chains, a Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals

Joseph Sarkis is Professor of Management within the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Dr. Natalia Yakovleva


Natalia Yakovleva is senior lecturer at Newcastle University. She is a pioneer in research in sustainability indicators in supply chains, and one of the most prominent experts in the field of CSR and sustainability in the extractive industries. 

Mr. Shaun McCarthy


Shaun McCarthy is director of “Action sustainability”. Awarded with an OBE, fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply since 1995. 

Prof. dr. Hans Bressers


Energy sources, business development and gender implications

Hans Bressers is professor of Environmental Policy Studies at the University of Twente, the Netherlands and founder of CSTM, the university’s sustainable development institute.

Dr. Diane Holt


Diane Holt is senior lecturer at University of Essex. She has been recently awarded with a Newton Advanced Fellowship on “Inclusion and formalization of Amazonian informal entrepreneurs into MNC value chains – mechanisms, partnerships and impacts” 

Prof. dr. Tin Unwin


ICT, SDG and supply chains

Tim Unwin is UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.  He is also an Honorary Professor at Lanzhou University in China.

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

9.30- 10.30: Registration, Coffee & Networking

10.30- 12.30: Keynote Speakers and Roundtable Discussion

12.30- 13:30: Lunch

13:30- 15:00: Paper sessions (1) 

15:00-15:30: Coffee Break

15:30- 17:00: Paper sessions (2)

17:00- 18:00: Closing Panel

19:30: Dinner