Training

International Executive Programme on Sustainable Sourcing & Trade

13 Oct 2020 – 3 Nov 2020Online

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This executive programme is organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC) in partnership with SAI Platform.

The course is provided in collaboration with a network of leading academic institutions in the field of sustainable agriculture, including Cranfield University (United Kingdom), Bern University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland), and ISAE Business School (Brazil).

The programme offers 4 modules of online learning of 3 hours each, with group activities in between the modules. The modules are designed specifically for heads of sustainability, procurement executives, strategy & brand marketing professionals.

The learning approach is designed to be interactive and to stimulate knowledge sharing and debate.

Course outline and key dates

Module 1 – Big picture & mega trends. Impacting planet, people and profits.


Module 2 – Environment focus: green (inclusive) recovery. From high level commitments to action on the ground, including soil health and net zero.


Module 3 – Technology & innovation: agri-tech landscape. From independent products to integrated management solutions.


Module 4 – Engagement & action. How to drive stakeholder engagement and action. 

Module 1: October 13, 2020 | 7-10 am EST, 1-4 pm CET

Module 2: October 20, 2020 | 7-10 am EST, 1-4 pm CET

Module 3: October 27, 2020 | 7-10 am EST, 1-4 pm CET

Module 4: November 3, 2020 |7-10 am EST, 1-4 pm CET