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Sustainability Awareness Forum: How to achieve a sustainable supply chain

06-08-2019

Kenilworth Hotel Kolkata, 1 & 2, Little Russel St, Kankaria Estates, Kolkata - 700071 

amfori and Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) invite you to an awareness forum.

 The forum will focus on the following:

  • The business case for sustainability
  • Equal Opportunities, Better Business
  • Human rights and business
  • Adherence to norms of sustainable, social compliance
  • Role of amfori and IGCC in bringing about sustainability in a supply chain

The objectives of this forum will be to:

  • Raise awareness of the importance and need for sustainability
  • Share the frameworks, standards and guidelines for sustainability
  • Establish the importance of Gender Equity
  • Showcase the benefits of sustainable practices in supply chains

This forum will provide an opportunity to learn about the importance of sustainability and the need for training in implementing some of the best sustainable social compliance practices in industries in India, especially in West Bengal. The forum focuses on leather, textiles and handicrafts industries.

Esteemed speakers at the forum include:

  • Dr. Michael Feiner, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kolkata
  • Mr. Nari Kalwani, Chairman, Eastern Region, IGCC
  • Ms. Joyce Chau, Director Asia Pacific, amfori
  • Ms. Natasha Mehta Majumdar, Network Representative India, amfori
  • Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Business & Human Rights Specialist, UNDP-Asia Pacific
  • Ms. Shahnaz Rafique, Coordinator, Garment and Textile workers, All India Unorganized Workers Congress
  • Ms. Payal Nath, Secretary, Kadam
  • Mr. Adhar Sahni, President, ILPA & MD, Founder, h.u.n.t
  • Dr. Meenu Sareen, Faculty (HR), EBMP (Executive Business Management Programme), Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), IGCC, Kolkata
  • Mr. Kamal Tewary, President, West Bengal Tailor Workers Association
  • Ms. Sujata Goswami, Executive Director, Sarba Shanti Ayog (Sasha)

 

Download the Agenda

 

For questions, please contact Natasha Majumdar , amfori India Network Representative