Social Compliance Workshop 

November 6, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:30 PM | Target | Hong Kong

 

Agenda

     

1:30 – 2:00 PM

REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN
2:00– 2:05 PM
WELCOME
Elena de Ois, Senior Managing Director, Hong Kong, Target Corporation                            

2:05 – 2:35 PM
KEYNOTE: THE TRADE WARS & ITS IMPACT ON CSR LANDSCAPE
Tensions between the major global trade players – the US, China, Europe, and others - have created greater uncertainties across supply chains. What are the impacts on key industry stakeholders and how can they now navigate these new social compliance challenges?
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, AAFA 
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, Esq., WRAP
 
2:35 – 3:10 PM
KEY ISSUES TO WATCH
While major social compliance issues - like forced labor, working hours, wages - are common among most sourcing destinations, exactly what those issues are and how they playout vary from country to country. Learn about the key issues to pay particular attention to and the places and manner in which they manifest themselves.
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, AAFA 
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, Esq., WRAP

3:10 – 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
 
3:30 – 4:15 PM
CASE STUDY – ADDRESSING WORKING HOURS + HEALTH & SAFETY
Hear directly from factories and retailers on how they have successfully addressed social compliance issues in the realm of health & safety and working hours.
Clay Hickson, Senior Vice President, WRAP
Ninh Trinh, Regional Director, Responsible Sourcing, Target Corporation
  
4:15 – 5:00 PM  
PROBLEM-SOLVING EXERCISE TO ACHIEVE A BEST IN PRACTICE FACTORY
Work together in small groups to develop practical approaches to challenging real-world social compliance scenarios.
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, AAFA 
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, Esq., WRAP
 
5:00 – 5:25 PM


TOOLS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU
Learn what tools are available to help brands, retailers, and suppliers address the social compliance issues being encountered in this complex global environment.
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, AAFA 
 
5:25 – 5:30 PM     
CLOSING REMARKS
AAFA, WRAP   
                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
   



*Speakers/times subject to change.