Global Sustainability Standards Symposium, 3rd May 2017

Global Sustainability Standards Symposium, 3rd May 2017

by May 3, 2017 0 comments

APRI attended Global Sustainability Standards Symposium. This event was held on 3rd May 2017 at Kartini Hall, Jakarta. This Event was hosted by the ISEAL Alliance, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) and the Indonesia Ministry of Industry.

The Global Sustainability Standards Symposium is a platform for provocative conversations about the challenges businesses are facing in terms of strengthening competitiveness and accessing new markets, with a particular focus on how sustainability standards can play a role. In 2017, the Symposium will focus on Southeast Asia and explore the theme of sustainable value chains. It will examine the common challenges faced by multiple sectors including fisheries, palm oil, cocoa and forestry, as well as the widespread economic, social and environmental benefits of incorporating responsible practices into value chains.

Around 200 business and sustainability leaders and experts join with this event to discuss how standards can be useful tools to help companies operationalise sustainability while improving their resilience and competitiveness in international markets. Hear from experts based in Europe, the US and other markets on their use of standards and certification, and network with others working in Southeast Asia.

The topics in this symposium are :

  • Global trends driving sustainable value chains
  • The benefits of incorporating responsible practices and sustainability standards into value chains
  • How to respond to the growing demand for sustainable products
  • How to operationalise sustainability in different sectors

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