Global Sourcing Council Announces 3S Awards 2013!


Global Sourcing Council (GSC) Announces 3S Awards 2013 – Awards Program in Sustainable and Socially Responsible Sourcing Practices

3S Awards – Sourcing that Empowers

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 7, 2013) – After great success of last year’s edition, the Global Sourcing Council (GSC) is launching its staple awards program cherishing best practices in ethical and socially responsible ways of sourcing and global supply chain management – the GSC 3S Awards 2013.

GSC 3S Awards highlight socially conscious sourcing professionals and advocates who can see the difference between doing business and creating business– sustainable business supporting local economies and empowering local communities in various ways. GSC 3S Awards bring to the forefront individuals, start-ups, and companies (e.g. suppliers, buyers and advisory organizations) that have worked to innovate, implement and improve communities through Sustainable and Socially Responsible Sourcing practices. The program features five categories:
➢ Community Engagement Award
➢ Employee Engagement Award
➢ Empowered Woman Award
➢ Out-of-the-Box Award
➢ People’s Choice Award (based on online voting)

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Candidates submit a 3-minute video showcasing the 3S practices of their company or organization. Winners gain unique exposure to world media and c-suite global business people from across sectors; they are also rewarded with a year-long 3S Boot Camp participation consisting of training sessions and conferences that help their company develop improve its responsible business practices.

“It takes a village of like-minded individuals to grow and scale the socially responsible enterprise that produces profit with purpose,” said Dr. Wanda Lopuch, Chair of the Global Sourcing Council. “This program is helping unite these like-minded individuals for creating tangible results and implementing the best practices in socially responsible sourcing.”

[box type=”info” ] APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2013  Awards gala: Fall 2013. Tickets on sale after September 1, 2013, at: and[/box]

[box type=”shadow” ]The Global Sourcing Council is a non-profit organization with an educational mission to promote an exchange of ideas and information among businesses, trade organizations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and academia; to discuss and define sustainable and responsible practices in global sourcing and supply chain management; and to encourage progressive economic growth leading to increased trade, investment and social good, all with an aim to increase knowledge, deepen trade relations and broaden commercial and cultural ties among nations. ([/box]

[box type=”shadow” ]Contact: Luiza Oleszczuk Director of Development E-mail: Web: | [/box]

[button color=”blue” size=”small” link=”” target=”blank” ]View 2012 Nominees’ Videos[/button]

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[button color=”blue” size=”small” link=”” target=”blank” ]View coverage of 2012 awards gala[/button]

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