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RMIT Future Ready Business Series Singapore: Catalysing change - Exploring the role of procurement in sustainable development

Earlier this year, leading academics from RMIT launched the Sustainable Procurement Disclosure Index, which assesses Australia’s top 200 businesses and their level of transparency in reporting sustainable procurement practices.

Using a methodology based on globally acceptable ethical norms and standards for business conduct, the index offers an easily accessible platform to review and assess the level of transparency in an organisation’s reporting of sustainable procurement practices.

We’re pleased to invite you to hear more about the RMIT Sustainable Procurement Disclosure Index and how its methodology might be applied in the Singapore context to help advance sustainable development.

We hope you can join us for an evening of networking and discussion with Singapore business, government, community, and RMIT academics and collaborators from Australia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Event details:

When: Monday, 15 July 2024

Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start - 9.30pm

Venue: The Orchard Hotel Singapore, Ballroom 1, Level 3, 442 Orchard Road, Singapore

Event Schedule:

  • Doors open from 6.00pm for registration

  • Buffet dinner and drinks from 6.30pm - 7.30pm

  • Keynote presentation by Associate Professor Charles Lau, RMIT University on the SPD Index, it’s application and potential as a catalyst for change

  • Expert discussion on practices and initiatives taking place in top firms in Singapore.

Expert Panel:

  • Karmjit Singh, Chairman, The Chartered Insititute of Logistics & Transport Singapore

  • Wei Chien Yoong, Director - ESG Controller, Cargill

  • Ter Long Tay, Chief of Government Procurement, Ministry of Finance (Singapore)

  • Tom Kruse, Head of Procurement, Asia Pacific, DB Schenker

The event will conclude with networking drinks. This event is free to attend, but the numbers are limited.

RSVP: Please register your attendance by Monday 8 July 2024.

Boat on a Lake

15 Jul 2024

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