Swiss Green Economy Symposium 2018


On 4 September 2018, amfori will join the Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) in Winterthur, Switzerland.

SGES is the leading conference for sustainable business in Switzerland bringing together around 600 sustainability professionals. Through practical cases SGES demonstrates how business, politics, research and civil society can together contribute to more prosperity, protection of environment and a more peaceful community life. The symposium aims to inspire its participants, top executives and opinion leaders to concrete actions.

Round Table: Rules of Origin - Still Fit For Modern Trade?

On 6 September, amfori and EuroCommerce will host the joint Round Table: 'Rules of Origin - Still Fit For Modern Trade?' in Brussels.

Rules of origin play a crucial role in today's global trade - particularly when it concerns the trade preferences offered by bilateral and multilateral agreements. However, these rules can be complicated and can differ from one agreement to another.

Gender Equality Forum: Unleashing the Full Potential of Women in Global Supply Chains

In many sectors, women represent a large share of the workforce in global supply chains. However, they are disproportionately represented in low-wage jobs in the lower tiers of the supply chain and are too often subject to discrimination, sexual harassment and other forms of workplace violence

The 18th Sino-European CSR Roundtable Forum

On 5 June, amfori will host its 18th Sino European Round Table Forum which will focus on building responsible supply chain, covering topics such as caring for employees, harmonious labour relations, good communication mechanism and partnership between buyers and suppliers. This Round Table has been successfully held 17 times in the past years; it has been well received by stakeholders and has gained great support from participants, including relevant Chinese government departments, CSR organisations as well as Chinese and European enterprises. 

Joint Forum 'EU, China and SDGs: A Likely Alliance?'

On 7 May 2018, amfori, together with the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), EU-China Research Centre and the Baillet Latour Chair of the EU-China Relations at the College of Europe, European Economic and Social Committee and the Taihe Institute to host the joint Forum 'EU, China and SDGs: A Likely Alliance?' in Brussels, Belgium. 

The World Retail Congress 2018

The 12th edition of World Retail Congress will be held on 17-19 April 2018 in Madrid, focusing on the key theme “Innovate to Win”. amfori partners with the congress for another year and will be represented by its Director General Retail, Christian Ewert, at the session 'The Great Debate: Sustainability Over Turnover' on 18 April. This session will bring together company representatives to address the challenges supply growing consumer demands while safeguarding human rights and protecting the world's finite resources.