When: Wednesday 18 October 2017
Where: One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA
Construction Coalition Charter to Raise Awareness to Eradicate Modern Slavery in the Sector’s Global Supply Chains.
The coalition of partners (the signatories whose logos appear on the Charter) commit to seek opportunities to uphold, preserve and promote the right of freedom in the United Kingdom’s Construction Industry:
Watch the short video to understand where slavery might be hiding in your construction project. A Modern Slavery short film commissioned by BRE and Responsible Solutions and produced by Unchosen.
BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions is the leading global provider of supply chain intelligence, global supply chain verification auditing services, audit compliance and risk management software solutions, and advisory services. BSI provides organisations with a complete solution for a more sustainable and secure supply chain. www.bsi-supplychain.com
Position your products and services to reach your target audience - both during the event and pre- and post-conference - through alignment with the event's integrated marketing and PR press and social media campaigns.
Cost of exhibition space is £1250 + VAT and includes:
3 x 2 exhibition space only stand in the Conference Foyer
1 x display / 'pop-up' banner
2x complimentary Conference passes (inclusive of exhibitor passes)
1x table and 2x chairs
Early bird price £950 + VAT when you book by 31 July 2017.
To discuss your interest in sponsorship or exhibiting, please contact Gordon Miller Gordon@SustainWorldwide.com 07771 790299.
The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.
We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment. www.ciob.org
There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities. The following has been prepared to reflect sponsors' leadership aspirations. It is not intended to be exhaustive; we are amenable to discuss inputs and outputs relative to sponsors' levels of commercial investment:
Event: Modern Slavery Act and Ethical Labour in Construction Leadership Symposium
When: Wednesday 18 October 2017
We're the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all. www.rics.org
Unchosen uses the power of film to fight Modern Slavery. We do this through events, conferences, training and workshops. We show the public and frontline professionals how to see Modern Slavery in their community, and take action against it. Get in touch – Unchosen can help you fight Modern Slavery today. www.unchosen.org.uk
Yoke Farm by Unchosen
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority works in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. We are a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) governed by an independent Board made up of a chair and six members, who were recruited for their respective knowledge, experience and skills. www.gla.gov.uk
The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers' rights around the globe. Our vision is a world where all workers are free from exploitation and discrimination, and enjoy conditions of freedom, security and equity. www.ethicaltrade.org
Founded in 2009, IHRB is the leading international think tank on business and human rights. IHRB’s mission is to shape policy, advance practice and strengthen accountability in order to make respect for human rights part of everyday business. www.ihrb.org
Stronger Together is a multi-stakeholder initiative aiming to particularly hidden forced labour, labour trafficking and other third party exploitation of workers reduce modern slavery. stronger2gether.org
Responsible Solutions have been supporting clients in demonstrating their environmental and corporate responsibility credentials for well over 10 years. Our team has, between them, over 120 years’ experience in supporting companies in a range of services. Since 2008 we have become one of the construction industry’s leading advisors on “Responsible Sourcing for Construction Products” including certification to the BES6001 standard. www.responsible-solutions.co.uk
Build4Change is an online knowledge hub freely accessible to anyone interested in sustainability, innovation, research, business and best practice in the built in the built environment. Follow us on twitter @building4change www.building4change.com
The symposium is supported by a multi-platform - social media, national and trade press - communications campaign. The integrated media campaign is being delivered by Sustain Worldwide, a strategic communications business led by Gordon Miller, and its public relations partner, Spider PR. Press contact: Thom Walton. Thom.Walton@Spider-PR.com 020 7403 6900; 078 8138 9995.