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Corporate Training
Sustainable Procurement and Managing a Sustainable Supply Chain

An in-depth overview of sustainable procurement and supply chain management for ethical sourcing and product delivery

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An introduction to the field of Sustainable Procurement and Supply Chain with the key concepts behind the notions of sustainable sourcing, environmental protection, social progress and ethics.


3 days (1, 3 or 6 sessions)

Gland – Milan – Online – In Company
English, Italian, German, French

Program Training Modules

Module 1: Assessing the procurement and supply chain process and integrating the sustainability considerations.

Module 2: Development and deployment of a competitive sustainability plan, aligned to company budget

Module 3: Internal and external Integration: Demand and Supply Planning, useful tips from Pull System with forecast, Capacity Slotting, Supplier Relationship Management for Sustainability and Innovation.

Module 4: Zero Waste and Net Zero approach in Procurement, Operations, Supply Chain. SBT mapping and action plan

Module 5: Identifying and developing a set of Sustainable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Module 6: Managing issues, reporting activities and results, updating plans.

Who should attend?

Business professionals directly and indirectly involved in the procurement and supply chain process, from sourcing the needed raw materials to product delivery.
Suggested employees include: Procurement managers, Supply Chain managers, Plant managers, Sourcing and Operations experts, Industrial engineers, Internal Customers.

Learning outcomes

  • Integrate sustainability into the end-to-end procurement process
  • Identify a competitive multi-year approach aligned to company targets to create your sustainability plan.
  • Leverage internal and external integration, including the evolution of the operations model
  • Identify the targets, strategies and leverages to manage and improve competitive and sustainable procurement and supply chain activities, aligned also to SDGs
  • Identify and prioritize sustainability risks and impacts throughout the product lifecycle and supply chain
  • Integrate a zero waste and Net Zero approach to reduce waste and GHG emissions upstream and downstream.

Training Program Fees

Gland (Switzerland)
Single employeeCHF 3,450
Dedicated Programprice upon request
Milan (Italy)
Single employeeEUR 3,000
Dedicated Programprice upon request
Single employeeEUR 3,000
Dedicated Programprice upon request

If you are interested in a dedicated program for your company, please contact us to get a detailed quote.

Training Program Locations

All corporate training programs in Sustainability Management can be delivered at one of our two campuses in Switzerland and Italy, online or in your company (program fees upon request).

Gland, Switzerland

Your training will be conducted at our Lake Geneva Campus, located across from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and IUCN Conservation Center in Gland. Attendees will have access to our fully equipped, modern SUMAS Learning Center or the conference rooms at the IUCN. Upon request, a green tour of the building can be offered to participants.

Location facilities: elevator, tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi, canteen, outdoor parking, public transport (train station – 15 minutes’ walk, local buses), communal spaces, public garden.

Swiss sustainability corporate training programs

Milan, Italy

Your training takes place at SUMAS’ brand-new Milan Campus, the site of the former Ansaldo Steelworks. Now the site of cultural and innovation hub, BASE Milano, the campus’ central location makes it both accessible and exciting for program participants. Our connections with MUDEC offer the opportunity for guided tours and more informal activities during your training.

Location facilities: underground parking, multiple bars and cafes at BASE Milano and in surrounding areas, free wifi, public transport (metro and buses), communal spaces.

Corporate Training Programs Milan

Online, Remote

Online training is delivered by live video conference with SUMAS instructors. It can be attended by an employee from any location.

In Company, Multi-location

SUMAS instructors come to your company to deliver the training. We work with you to ensure the correct spaces are organized to meet the requirements of a successful program delivery.

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