Continuing to build on the participants’ knowledge of climate risks and data gathering in the supply chain, this Bootcamp will help attendees evaluate potential initiatives and their likely returns for their organizations. The course will assist participants in establishing a framework for analyzing supply chain priorities. Instructors will demonstrate how to craft the right strategies for effective engagement with the supply chain as well as highlight common pitfalls of program implementation.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluating and integrating climate impacts into broader supply chain efforts and determining prioritization for initiatives
  • Identifying tools that can be used to evaluate impacts
  • Developing a decision-making framework for determining appropriate supply chain initiatives
  • Recognizing strategies for engaging procurement teams
  • Developing strategies for external engagement and communication
  • Determining the appropriate scope based on resources attributed to the effort
  • Providing meaningful feedback and benchmarking for suppliers

Course Architects

  • Alexandra Degher – Worldwide LCA and Conflict Minerals Program Manager, HP
  • Jed Ela – Senior Advisor, Sustainable Supply Chains, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Shabnam Fardanesh – Program Lead, FEMP, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Nancy Gillis – Executive Director, Green Electronics Roundtable
  • Verena Radulovic – ENERGY STAR Product Manager, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jim Sullivan – Vice President, Sustainability, SAP