Sustainable Supply Chains
9 April, Oxford
This Skoll World Forum 2019 Ecosystem jointly hosted by Acumen and Business Fights Poverty and sponsored by Hershey, will explore how corporations, social enterprises, and other critical intermediaries and allies can forge partnerships that make the sourcing of food and agriculture sustainable, inclusive, and a force for good.
The workshop will bring together 150 participants representing leading global corporations, innovative social enterprises, experts and intermediaries. It will explore different models of purposeful partnership between corporations and social enterprises and feature specific examples and case studies of corporations, governments, NGOs, and social enterprises working together to build more resilient supply chains while improving the livelihoods of those within them.
This interactive workshop will include plenary and breakout sessions, including on the cocoa supply chain as a case study for ways in which corporations and social enterprises can work together to address an urgent need. Participants will come away with new insights, actionable ideas, and connections from across sectors that can be transformed into meaningful partnerships.