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Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Procurement as a Sustainability Strategy

Date

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:10 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 717

The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies Master of Science in Sustainability Management Practicum presents Procurement as a Sustainability Strategy, with John Cheetham, Global Senior Procurement Manager, Tea and RTD, Unilever.

At Unilever, Cheetham is responsible for procurement (all markets globally) of tea extract and aroma for tea Ready-To-Drink products. He has been a procurement professional for 16 years with experience working in Europe, Asia, Sri Lanka, and the Americas. Cheetham is also Vice-Chairman of the Tea Association of the U.S.A.

In this talk, we will learn about using the purchasing power and market reach of a large corporation to advance sustainability.

RSVP is required for this event. To RSVP, please contact Kelsie DeFrancia via email at kdefrancia@ei.columbia.edu.

Speakers

John Cheetham, Global Senior Procurement Manager, Tea and RTD, Unilever