SGS leads discussion at tenth Annual Responsible Business Summit

As platinum sponsors of the tenth Annual Responsible Business Summit held May 3 - 4, 2011 in London, UK, SGS led discussions related to Corporate Responsibility and showcased its expanding portfolio of solutions.

At the tenth Annual Responsible Business Summit, SGS led discussions related to Corporate Responsibility and showcased its expanding portfolio of solutions during the May 3 - 4, 2011 event in London, UK.


The Annual Responsible Business Summit (http://www.ethicalcorp.com/rbs/), is the leading UK and European meeting place for senior professionals in the areas of Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, Ethics and Environment. During the conference this year, SGS offered conference attendees and visitors the chance to discuss the latest sustainability challenges and opportunities with SGS corporate responsibility and sustainability experts (http://www.socialresponsibility.sgs.com).

May 3, Plenary session

Daniel Rüfenacht, SGS Corporate Sustainability VP gave a presentation entitled ‘Transparency - bridging the gap between policy and performance.'

May 4, Breakout session 2

Effie Marinos, SGS Sustainability Manager introduced ‘The next generation of environmental impact measurement' in her talk.

SGS experts were also available throughout the event to meet with visitors at the company's stand. The SGS portfolio of solutions for sustainability range from assessments and supply chain auditing to support services that include training (http://www.socialresponsibility.sgs.com/training-services.htm) and data management to continuous improvement monitoring and optimization. SGS also collaborate in socially responsible industrial initiatives, for example to improve workplace conditions in developing countries.

For more information about expert advice from SGS on sustainability, please contact:

Contact details:

SGS Consumer Testing Services
Effie Marinos
SR Solutions Manager, SGS United Kingdom Ltd
Saunders House, 52-53 The Mall, Ealing, London, W5 3TA, United Kingdom

t: +44 (0) 203 008 7860
E-mail address: cts.media@sgs.com
Website: www.socialresponsibility.sgs.com

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.


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