The Role of Standards in Sustainable Supply Chains

Course

Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

International Trade Center

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Length
Two weeks
Effort
4 hours
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free
Start date
17 August 2020

Course summary

This course introduces participants to the basic concepts of, and business case for, sustainability requirements in supply chains. It

About this course

This course introduces participants to the basic concepts of, and business case for, sustainability requirements in supply chains. It reviews the different adjustments required of enterprises to achieve sustainability and touches upon the roles played by both sellers and buyers with regard to sustainable supply chains. Finally, it guides participants in the use of a practical tool (ITC’s Standards Map) to effectively approach voluntary sustainability standards.

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Learning objectives

  • Better assess the necessary adjustments and investments required to meet different sustainability requirements; and
  • Correctly apply the various modules of the Standards Map tool, with an emphasis on the completion of a self-assessment.