Post event report, Expert discussion June 26th!

Shaping the future of purchasing professionals skills through conversations that matter

• 17 Purchasing /Supply chain experts in Sustainability & Innovation Purchasing
• 9 Academics in Sustainability & Innovation purchasing from Periscope
• Expert discussion conducted using World Café format
• 3 Questions:
1) Which skills are needed for purchasing to contribute to sustainability?
2) Which skills are needed for purchasing to contribute to innovation / co-development?
3) What is preventing companies from being simultaneously sustainable and innovative?
• Voting results: Knowledge, Skills, Attitude and Organizational constraints identified (see highest ranked ideas)