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Event - MMBEN Event 20: Sustainable Supply Chains

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Kindly sponsored by the Marches Growth Hub and CREST@University Centre Shrewsbury


In an increasingly global marketplace, consumers are becoming more aware of the lifecycle of the products and services they receive. Therefore, introducing sustainable practices across the business and supply chain is key to the success of a business. Understand the true cost of your business, under the three pillars of sustainability: social, economic and environment. Join the conversation and hear from experts in the field surrounding this important topic.

Wednesday 3rd April: University Centre Shrewsbury

Sustainable Supply Chains - Programme

09:30 – 10:00: Registration, exhibition and networking
10:00 – 10:10: Introduction
10:10 – 10:40: Ethical Procurement of Business Sundries (Manel Roura, Lyreco)
10:40 – 11:10: Repowering and Creating UK-centric Supply Chains (Shirley Hodson-Walker, Aston University)
11:10 – 11:40: Coffee and networking
11:40 – 12:00: Sustainability as a Large Organisation (Tony Holt, SaTH NHS Trust)
12:00 – 12:20: Sustaining and securing resources (Julieanna Powell-Turner, CREST@University Centre Shrewsbury)
12:20 – 12:40: What's on your patch? (Stuart Edmunds, Shropshire Wildlife Trust)
12:40 – 12:45: Closing comments
12:45 – 14:00: Lunch and networking

As always our next event has been chosen by a vote from our steering group.

Booking is essential for this event and there are also opportunities for businesses to exhibit at the event. Please email or call us on 01743 284 274 / 284 276 to book or discuss in more detail. Please also feel free to forward this information to any of your business contacts who may also be interested in attending.  

When booking, please let us know if you have any mobility issues or dietary requirements.

Finally, if you would like to speak at this event please contact us.


3rd April 2019

MMBEN Event 20: Sustainable Supply Chains

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