Supply Chain Sustainability

Supply Chain Sustainability is an online training course that examines all areas of sustainability practices in supply chains. Delegates will learn about the significance of supply chains in ESG investing as well as how to examine and assess their impact and develop a sustainable supply chain index. The course will explain the various ESG themes in supply chains that are material and of most significance to investors and corporations. It will also provide case studies to illustrate how supply chain issues have impacted investor decision making and corporate reputations. Also included is an examination of industry best practices across countries as well as current standards and regulations.

Who should attend: Institutional investors, investment managers, banks, sustainability professionals, investor relations.

Schedule: The course takes place over four days from 9.00 to 12.00 (UK time) on each of the following days:

Tuesday, 7 June 2022
Wednesday, 8 June 2022
Thursday, 9 June 2022
Friday, 10 June 2022

The course also includes course material, online interaction and Q&A with the trainer.

Please note: The course is recorded so any sessions that cannot be attended can be taken at a later time.



12 Hours




Ozlem Bak

Course Fee:

£1990 + VAT


Session 1: Introduction to Supply Chains

  • What is a supply chain, and supply network?
  • The difference between green supply chain management (GSCM) and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM)
  • Understanding the triple bottom line including social sustainability, economic
  • Sustainability and environmental sustainability
  • Why is sustainability important in supply chains?

Session 2: Sustainability in Supply Chains

  • How supply chains approach sustainability?
  • Assessing the product lifecycle
  • Conducting an Impact assessment
  • Understanding closed loop supply chains
  • Sustainable procurement

Session 3: ESG Themes in Supply Chains

  • Social sustainability equality and diversity, modern slavery acts, human rights
  • Environmental sustainability: emissions, sustainability investments, environmental conscious manufacturing and service
  • Economic sustainability: return on investment, board accountability, stakeholder engagement
  • Case study

Session 4: Assessing Sustainability in Supply Chains

  • How they are assessed
  • How investors use them in their decision making
  • Sustainable supplier audit
  • Sustainability and its challenges and/or impact upon organisations and investors

Session 5: Developing a Sustainable Supply Chain Index 

  • Sustainability indices
  • Sustainable supply chain finance
  • Responsible supply chain
  • Identifying opportunities for supply chains

Session 6: Standards and Regulation

  • Sustainable supply chain standards
  • How they are assessed (sector, national, regional, international)
  • Limitations for companies across borders
  • Case study