Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform
The global food value chain initiative for sustainable agriculture

Upcoming Events

Master Class | Building Sustainable Value Chains

From 20 November 2018 to 21 November 2018 | Lausanne, Switzerland

SAI Platform, in partnership with BSL - Business School Lausanne, invites you to the Master Class 'Building Sustainable Value Chains', a two-day event that draws on industry led best practice as well as the strategic analysis and knowledge from both organisations.

Who is the Master Class for?

The Master Class is designed for heads of sustainability; heads of procurement; other sustainability leaders in companies such as strategy, brand and marketing executives that seek to integrate sustainability into the “brand promise”; final buyers in supply chains; and first- and second-tier suppliers. 

What will you learn? 

  • • Why is a sustainable sourcing strategy pivotal and how does it link to corporate responsibility?
  • • How is a sustainable sourcing strategy linked to value creation?
  • • What important strategic decisions must be made about priorities or requirements in sourcing?
  • • What are the implications of sustainable sourcing for both a sourcing portfolio and a company’s sourcing model?
  • • What tools can help attain sustainable sourcing objectives?
  • • How do you partner with the various stakeholders of your value chain?
  • • How do you get farmers interested in sustainable agriculture?
  • • How do you adapt a company’s culture, structures and processes for strategic implementation?


Business School Lausanne, Switzerland 


Members of the SAI Platform CHF 1,480

Non-members participation CHF 1,980


Mr. David Kibbe, david.kibbe@bsl-lausanne.ch, +41 21 619 06 06

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>> Highlights from the 2017 edition of the Master class