Saturday, January 23, 2010
Sourcing, Logistics, and Environmental Bellwether Delivers "Are You Sustainability" Presentation at Supply Management Summit
John Wilkerson, CPSM, SSMBB, a Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, and Lean Six Sigma Executive and National Officer with the Institute for Supply Management™ is one of several general session presenters during the ISM, Fuel the Recovery, Supply Management Summit, February 2-4, 2010. The Summit's theme "Fueling the Change: Effective Leadership Makes It Happen" is focused on developing strategic sourcing and supply chain executive talent and help sourcing teams during the current business cycle.
Wilkerson's lively session, "Are you Sustainable" promises to deliver valuable insights into Environmental, Sourcing and Supplier Development best practices. Solutions to U.S. Federal Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic, U.S. House Bill, 2454, American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES), Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and Wal-mart Sustainability Index will be discussed from a Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Leaders perspective.
"It's wonderful to have internal Procurement, Supply Chain, and Sustainability Talent to mentor and support our 7th Annual Black Executive Supply Management Summit (BESMS)," says Christina Foster, SPHR, VP Strategic Relations-Diversity.
The 2010 ISM event is co-locating three leadership Summits, the 7th Annual BESMS, the 3rd Annual Hispanic Supply Management Summit and the 2nd Annual Women Executive Supply Management Summit.
"During the summits our senior level sourcing professionals will gain insight into leading edge topics such as Nontraditional Capital Solutions, Woman in the Workplace 2.0, Gauging the Political Latin American Environment and Green Supply Chain Management."
As the oldest and largest supply management organization in the world, the mission of ISM is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through reduction, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information of dissemination- ISM continues to extend the global supply management. ISM is a global 40,000 member organization and member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM). More information can be found at www.ism.ws.
Bellwether Services is a strategic management consulting firm advising global clients on complex issues of strategy, operations, technology, and organization.
Bellwether specializes in Sustainability, Spend Analysis, Lean Six Sigma, Green Supply Chain, Environmental and Quality Audit Solutions. Bellwether has served numerous industries including Consumer Products, Private Equity, Beverage, Chemical, Food, Aerospace, Global Logistics Solution Providers, as well as Public Health, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.
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