Global Supply Chain Complexities and the Changing Risk Management Agenda I

Thursday, January 01 2015 @ 12:00PM EST

New risk concerns are requiring business leaders to implement more stringent supply chain management strategies. A range of corporate stakeholders may be impacted overnight by any number of scenarios that can create a context in which business stability or continuity becomes threatened. Company leaders are more challenged than ever to embed practices that improve growth prospects and profitability while also driving long-term competitive agility, resiliency, and risk management. As a result, corporate responsibility professionals are being pulled into an unfamiliar terrain involving critical operational areas of today’s complex supply chain environment.

In this two part webinar series, you will learn about:

  • Innovations in global supply chain management that are transforming the traditional sourcing paradigm
  • Specific developments in key industries that are impacting supply chain dynamics
  • New opportunities for CR professionals to extend their C-suite influence via supply chain and risk matters
  • A CR check list of strategies and tactics for mitigating emerging supply chain issues


Art Stewart (Moderator)
Managing Partner, Strategic Impact Partners
Research Fellow – Center for Business Ethics, Bentley University
CR Educator, Speaker, and Writer
Jeff LaBarge
Partner, Food & Beverage/Agriculture Practice
Nixon Peabody
Colin Lafferty
Vice President – Operations, Supplier Quality Management; VWR International, LLC
Supplier Member; Rx-360 International Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Consortium
Tim Valko
Executive Director, Global Supply Chain