3S Awards 2013 – Sustainable & Socially Responsible Sourcing Awards – www.gsc3sawards.com
NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 28, 2013) – The Global Sourcing Council (GSC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Chrysler Group LLC to collaborate on the organization and execution of the 3S Awards Boot Camp in sustainable business practices. This training program is designed for the winners of the 2013 GSC 3S Awards in Sustainable & Socially Responsible Sourcing. (www.gsc3sawards.com)
The training will be conducted at the Chrysler Group World Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich. from Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 through Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Its purpose is to train businesses and organizations in best sustainable and socially responsible practices in supply chain management and general business management.
Said Wanda Lopuch, Ph.D., the Chair of the Global Sourcing Council: “Global Citizenship is moving from a side-line of a narrow csr-silo approach, to a main-line of strategy and cross-functional operations in global enterprises. The Global Sourcing Council is delighted to team up with Chrysler Group for its thought-leadership and targeted effort to support initiatives which bring society and environment in the successful global business equation.”
The 3S Awards Boot Camp’s goal is to equip the most ambitious and most forward-looking teams in hands-on skills and networking opportunities, which will enable them to take the winning programs to the next level and scale-up their impact in enterprises and local communities. The GSC is very grateful for Chrysler partnership in this effort to build a global 3S community.
“We are pleased to be working with the Global Sourcing Council to offer this important training to the winners of the 3S Awards,” said Todd Yaney, Manager of Supply Chain Sustainability – Chrysler Group. “It is essential to not only recognize efforts and achievements in corporate responsibility among these organizations, but also to help them progress to the next step by teaching valuable skills to increase their impact in the communities where they do business.”
The winners of the GSC 3S Awards program are organizations and businesses of all sizes that go out of their way to assure that their supply chains are sustainable and their business practices are socially responsible. The GSC 3S Awards 2013 is an awards program that highlights 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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The Global Sourcing Council is a non-profit organization focused on sustainable, socially responsible sourcing practices. Through research, publications, education and dialogue, the GSC promotes an understanding of roles and impact of all stakeholders in global trade in goods and services. (www.gscouncil.org)
About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT and Mopar vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group’s culture of innovation, first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat’s complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group’s product lineup features some of the world’s most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and Town & Country, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, SRT Viper and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.