World Sustainable Contracting Day

Thursday 16 May | Online & free to all

9:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT | 11:30 am - 3:30 pm BRT
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm AEST | 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm GST

Join us in Shaping the Future of Sustainable Contracting!

What is World Sustainable Contracting Day?
World Sustainable Contracting Day (#WSCD) is an annual, one-day global event dedicated to advancing sustainability within commercial and contracting practices. Now in its 3rd year, WSCD brings together professionals, thought leaders, and experts to address the challenges and opportunities, and provide practical real world guidance in sustainable contracting.

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1500+
Attendees Expected

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177
Countries

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80
Speakers


Who is it for?
WSCD is a FREE event designed for a diverse audience, including:
 
  • C-suite executives
  • Middle managers
  • Contracting practitioners
  • Legal professionals
  • Procurement experts
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Academics
Relevant to all who have an active role in the contracting life cycle. Whether you're from a corporate, SME, or academia, everyone has a role in achieving sustainability goals through the contracting process.
 
Achieving sustainable contracting will require greater collaboration of stakeholders and WorldCC Foundation is uniquely positioned in its ability to bring together every trading relationship in a wholly inclusive and truly global learning environment.
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What’s in it for you?
By participating in World Sustainable Contracting Day, you can expect:
 

Practical Guidance: Gain practical guidance on integrating sustainability into contract negotiation, design, and implementation.

Insightful Learning: Access thought-leading keynotes, practical breakout sessions, and real-world case studies that provide actionable insights into sustainable contracting.

Global Networking: Connect with professionals from around the world, fostering collaboration and sharing experiences across diverse industries.

Stay Informed: Stay updated on key regulatory developments across jurisdictions and how they impact your contracting practices.

Language Accessibility: Benefit from closed captions in 11 different languages, ensuring inclusivity for our global network.

Inspiration for Innovation: Learn about innovative sustainable contracts, incorporating the latest trends and strategies for positive environmental, social, and governance impacts.

Actionable Solutions: Explore solutions to challenges such as child labor, supply chain diversity, and compliance, and discover how to bring climate change clauses to life in your contracts.

Empowerment: Be empowered to contribute to a more sustainable world through your role in the contracting process.

 

Receive a total of 4 CPD points that count towards WorldCC certification.

Agenda

Don't miss engaging, interactive sessions (repeated across timezones), where experts and thought leaders will provide insights into advancing sustainability within commercial and contracting practices.

As new partners and speakers confirm their participation, we are actively building out the agenda to incorporate additional career development topics and sessions. Check back again soon for updates.

If you would like to help shape WSCD agenda, sponsor the event or present as a speaker then we want to hear from you. 

Take a moment to let us know the topics that are of most interest to you and what case studies you would like to hear at WSCD 2024, or if you're interested in getting involved as a speaker or event partner.

Call for Papers

We invite contracting, commercial, legal, procurement and sustainability professionals from around the globe to submit abstracts for the World Sustainable Contracting Day 2024 

Submission Guidelines:

  • Authors are invited to submit abstracts (250-300 words) outlining their case studies
  • Clearly indicate the theme(s) your case study addresses
  • Submissions should highlight the practical application and impact of sustainable contracting practices
  • Deadline for abstract submission: March 31, 2024

Review Process: Submissions will undergo a review process considering relevance, innovation, and impact. Accepted presenters will be notified by April 15, 2024.

How to Submit: email your abstracts to events@worldcc.com with the subject line: "WSCD 2024 Submission - [Your Last Name]".

Join us in Shaping the Future of Sustainable Contracting! We look forward to your contributions in building a more sustainable and ethical future.