Session II: Fostering Sustainability in Procurement Processes

Moderator: Teresa Neal, Senior Purchasing Manager, Church & Dwight, Co., Inc.

1:30 PM

Sustainability in Procurement Processes—Data Needs and Challenges
Anastasia O’Rourke, Co-Founder, Big Room

2:00 PM

Fostering Sustainability into the Procurement Process
Stephen Gordon, Professor, Old Dominion University

2:30 PM


2:45 PM

Federal Perspectives on Sustainable Procurement
Josh Silverman, Director, Office of Sustainability Support, Department of Energy

Karen Moran, Environmental Protection Specialist, Pollution Prevention Team Lead, Defense Logistics Agency

3:15 PM

Considerations in Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement
Lorrie Vogel, General Manager, Nike’s Considered Products, Nike Inc. (Teleconference)

3:45 PM

Summary Remarks
Chair: Dara O’Rourke, University of California, Berkeley

4:00 PM


Thursday, December 8, 2011

8:15 AM

Introduction and Previous Day Recap
Chair: Dara O’Rourke, University of California, Berkeley

Session III: Analysis and Optimization with Sustainable Purchasing Tools

Moderator: Patrick Mallet, Founder, Credibility Director, ISEAL Alliance

8:30 AM

Current Landscape of Sustainable Procurement Tools
Chris O’Brien, Director of Sustainability, American University

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