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Moving Beyond Ratings: Launching and Managing Sustainable, Resilient Supply Chain Programs


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8/1/24 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT

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In an era when risk management and supply chain performance are constantly evolving, the need for robust and sustainable supplier relationship management programs has never been more critical. This webinar will provide invaluable insights into how supply chain leaders can effectively navigate this complex landscape. We’ll explore the increasing significance of environmental, social and governance criteria, as well as sustainability, highlighting how these factors are reshaping the global supply chain environment.

Attendees will learn how to transcend traditional supplier ratings and adopt comprehensive, actionable strategies that drive sustainable practices and resilience throughout their supply chains. The session will cover the latest trends and best practices in SRM, including how to engage suppliers in meaningful ESG initiatives, manage evolving risks and enhance overall supply chain performance. By attending, leaders will gain the knowledge and tools necessary to foster a sustainable supplier ecosystem, mitigate risks and achieve long-term success. Join us to unlock the potential of your SRM programs and lead your organization toward a more sustainable and resilient future.


Katie Martin Katie Martin, Director of Sustainability, Avetta

Blending experience in business development, product management and client advisory, Katie has more than 15 years of experience leading businesses through ESG and sustainability transformations. She’s designed, implemented, and assessed ESG and sustainability programs for both Fortune 500s and startups.

Katie joined leading global supply chain risk management firm Avetta in 2022. As the ESG and sustainability leader at Avetta, she designs solutions to address ESG leaders’ organizational goals across their supply chain, leveraging Avetta’s best-in-class platform to deliver transformative results and support supplier ESG compliance growth.

Katie earned her bachelor’s from Cornell University and a Master of Public Administration from New York University.


Barry BottinoBarry Bottino, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine.

Barry is associate editor of Safety+Health and serves as co-host of the magazine’s “On the Safe Side” podcast.