Achieving Social Value Through People – Virtual Conference

Event/Workshop


Venue
Zoom - Online
GB

Date & time

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us to hear from Balfour Beatty, Bouygues Energies and Services, BBVS JV - HS2 and VGC Group on how you can improve wellbeing and decrease absenteeism,  reduce reputational risk, attract and retain talent, develop more resilient supply chains and collaborate to improve labour standards across the value chain.


What is the session about?

Gain practical insights from Balfour Beatty, Bouygues Energies and Services, BBVS JV - HS2 and VGC Group on how they’re addressing common people challenges across their organisation and supply chain, including EDI / Fairness Inclusion and Respect, Wellbeing, Modern Slavery / Labour Exploitation and Training and Skills.

What will I achieve?

Attendees at the webinar will:

  • Find out how you can improve wellbeing and decrease absenteeism,  reduce reputational risk, develop more resilient supply chains and collaborate to improve labour standards across the value chain
  • Discover how Balfour Beatty is addressing modern slavery and labour exploitation across its operations and supply chain from Jo Potts, Sustainability Director, Supply Chain Material.  
  • Hear top tips and lessons learned from the winner of the 2023 Inspiring Change award winner, Amelle Mestari on how to embed a culture of fairness, inclusion and respect, and why this matters
  • Gain insights from Ciara Pryce, Chief Operating Officer of VGC Group, on how they’re developing a pipeline of talent, empowering workers and the role of collaboration in engaging and developing your workforce
  • Find out how BBVS JV - HS2 is using data and collaborating with the supply chain to address some of the common people related challenges faced by our sector from Skills, Employment and Education manager, Elliott Murphy.
  • Find out about the People Matter Charter and how it’s benefiting Supply Chain Sustainability School members and Partners from Emma-Jane Allen, Consultant - Modern Slavery & Human Rights, Social Value at Action Sustainability. 
  • Be signposted to practical case studies and tools to help you tackle these people challenges in your own business and supply chain

Who is this webinar for?

Do you employ people?  Do you work with supply chain partners who employ people, either sub-contractors or suppliers? If yes, regardless of your organisation’s size, the webinar is relevant to you.

What can I expect from a Virtual Conference?  

Virtual Conferences are multi-speaker sessions featuring experts from the sector, around 2 hours to give you a more in-depth overview of the subject. 

What are the technical requirements?

You will need:  

·       An internet connection 

·       A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook) 

·       Earphones/headphones/speakers (preferable) 

·       A tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone to load facilitation tools 

What are the attendance requirements? 

Please arrive promptly and stay for the duration. This means arriving no later than 10 minutes to the session and attending the full 2 hours.  

To receive your CPD accreditation and for this to be tracked through your Supply Chain Sustainability School dashboard make sure your full name is reflected on your Zoom account when you join the session.  

Please note, if you fail to meet the attendance requirements, unfortunately you will not be issued a CPD Certificate.

This is a live online session. We will contact you with joining instructions at least 24 hours before your session starts. 

Sustainability
People
FIR

Commitment, Community, Employment, Employment Conditions, Fairness Inclusion and Respect, Human Rights, Modern Slavery, People Strategy, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability Strategy, Wellbeing
Scotland, Wales, Construction, FM, Homes, Infrastructure, Heritage
Beginner
120 mins

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