The Metal Alliance for Responsible Sourcing supports companies in creating an integrated risk management system based on the guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). A customizable modular system enables tailored solutions for each individual company.
Sustainability Audits and Assessments – Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs in metal supply chains
- 14:00 pm
Partner-Session at 14th OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains: Metal Alliance for Responsible Sourcing (MARS)
This session will explore, from a practitioner’s standpoint, what challenges and opportunities arise for SMEs when confronted with an increasing amount of supplier assessments and audits, both at own and business partner facilities. It will also discuss the extent to which an integrated and holistic sustainability management standard might be a feasible solution that addresses the needs from business partners as well as legislation and establishes compliance regarding the necessary independent third-party verification process.
Prof. Dr Julia Schwarzkopf, Sustainability Management, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Christine Marin, CEO, Kopf Holding GmbH
Raoul Mancke, Product Manager Sustainability, KIWA Germany GmbH
Marco Göllrich, Project Manager Responsible Sourcing, Metal Alliance for Responsible Sourcing
- 09:00 am
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