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The global food value chain initiative for sustainable agriculture
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Master Class on Sustainable Sourcing

SAI Platform and the renowned Business School IMD have developed a training program on sustainable sourcing of agricultural ingredients, an exciting and interactive training and learning opportunity helping participants develop realistic and practicable implementation approaches to meet companies’ sustainable sourcing targets for agricultural raw materials.

The class features real-life company experiences and leading experts and addresses practicalities and complexities companies face when developing and implementing sustainable sourcing programs.

It highlights suitable processes and tools and also tackles key hurdles to and drivers for farmers’ adoption of sustainable practices.

The course program is based on the framework and steps of the “Practitioner’s Guide to Sustainable Sourcing of Agricultural Raw Materials”, developed by SAI Platform together with IMD, the International Trade Centre (ITC), and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), with support from the Sustainable Food Lab (SFL), Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and SEDEX.

Feed-back from participants on this 2-day course ranges from “very useful and insightful” to “we learned especially from the interaction and discussion among participants and speakers”, to “it was such a good course, and there was so much to absorb, that I hope to be able to come back next year”.

The Master Class takes place at least once every year and is open to everyone interested in sustainable sourcing of agricultural raw materials, including sustainability, procurement, strategy, brand and marketing executives or professionals in organizations and companies working in the food value chain.

There is a discount for SAI Platform members.