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Aerospace UP Sustainable Supply Chains Workshop

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Develop your own innovative approach to getting the most from sustainable aerospace supply chains.

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Turbulent times provide opportunities as well causing disruption and sustainable supply chains are the focus of attention across all industries currently.

But what are sustainable supply chains? And what does sustainability mean? How can your business use tried and tested tools and methods, as well as intelligent data to minimise risk? How can you gain competitive advantage by integrating sustainability into your procurement processes and business operations?

This practical two-day workshop will explore these questions and more, providing you with resources and tools which will help you make your business more innovative, sustainable financially, as well as boosting your corporate social responsibility.

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Day one

An introduction to sustainability concepts and issues - how does this affect your business?

Taking stock –assessing and evaluating where you are on your sustainability journey

Day two

Developing your Sustainable Procurement Strategy

How to communicate the strategy

The challenges to supply chains is high on most companies agenda. The importance of creating your unique selling point has never been more current. It is well researched and documented that companies that have sustainability at the heart of their operations are likely to be more profitable and competitive.

Wylde Connections and Alliance Procurement Solutions will be working in partnership to deliver the workshops across 4 sessions. They are currently working in partnership delivering consultancy and training programmes around sustainability and procurement, helping clients to become ethical and more responsible.

Aerospace UP

The workshop is open to eligible Midlands based SME’s who are already enrolled on the Aerospace Unlocking Potential programme.

As a pan-Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) project, Aerospace UP is available to SMEs in 8 Midlands LEP areas:

  • Black Country
  • Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
  • Greater Birmingham and Solihull
  • Greater Lincolnshire
  • Leicester and Leicestershire
  • South East Midlands
  • Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

State Aid

This event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020. This event is classed as State Aid under De Minimis to participating businesses, but is delivered completely free of charge. For more information about the programme, please visit the Aerospace Unlocking Potential website.

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If you have any questions about the event or the programme, please contact AerospaceUP@nottingham.ac.uk.

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Your data will also be used to comply with the reporting and monitoring requirements of our funders, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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Organiser The Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT)

Organiser of Aerospace UP Sustainable Supply Chains Workshop

The Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT) is a major centre for aerospace research

Specialists from global aerospace companies and aviation leaders have joined forces with our researchers and academics and together we are creating an extraordinary future for aerospace technology.

Aerospace at the University of Nottingham has over 70 externally funded projects valued at over £75 million with an inspirational team of 400 scientists and engineers.

Our Marie Sklodowska Curie PhD programme attracts the world’s leading doctoral students, who are working with industry to direct the future of aerospace.

Our ambition and drive makes the IAT a partner of choice in our five key areas of research

  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Materials and Structures
  • Aerospace Operations
  • Future Propulsion
  • Aerospace Electrification

 

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