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Trends In Responsible Sourcing: A View From The Top
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From diamonds to fashion to electronics to the automotive industry, companies are mapping their supply chains and banding together to find ways to improve societal and environmental impacts. Join ISSP-NYC for a Leaders In Sustainability discussion on responsible sourcing featuring Maureen Kline, VP, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli North America. Kline will share an overview of the trends and examples from Pirelli and the tire industry.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/29/2020
When: 9/29/2020
5:30 - 7:00 PM ET
Where: Zoom
United States
Presenter: Maureen Kline, VP, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Pirelli North America,
Contact: 646-926-0348


Online registration is available until: 9/28/2020
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 There is growing awareness that a company's impact, positive or negative, involves its entire supply chain. The pressure is on from consumers, investors and regulators for companies to perform due diligence in supply chains to ensure human rights and environmental risk mitigation. But for real societal impact, companies need to collaborate in order to improve conditions of supply chain actors and communities.


Join ISSP-NYC for a Leaders In Sustainability discussion on responsible sourcing featuring Maureen Kline, Vice President for Public Affairs and Sustainability for Pirelli Tire North America.

From diamonds to fashion to electronics to the automotive industry, companies are mapping their supply chains and banding together to find ways to improve societal and environmental impacts. Maureen will give an overview of the trends and examples from Pirelli and the tire industry.


Attendance at this event will earn .5 Continuing Education Units for ISSP-SA and ISSP-CSP credential holders.
 
AGENDA
     5:30 - 6:10 PM - Speaker Presentation & Moderated Discussion
     6:10 - 6:40 PM - Questions & Answers 
     6:40 - 7:00 PM - Guided Networking 
    
TICKETS
There is no charge for this event but advance registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent out on the day of the event.


SPEAKER

Maureen Kline 
Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability
Pirelli North America

Maureen is responsible for Public Affairs and Sustainability in the US, Canada and Mexico. She is a member of the board of Pirelli North America Inc.

She writes a column on sustainability for www.Inc.com. She also co-teaches a course called Enterprise Sustainability within Clarkson University’s Engineering Management Master’s program, with Tom Polton.

She is a board member and former board chair of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada and is a former board member of the US Tire Manufacturers Association. She is a member of the Corporate Responsibility Steering Committee of the Automotive Industry Action Group, and of the Standards Advisory Group of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.

She is currently based in New York and previously in Pirelli’s headquarters in Milan, Italy. At Pirelli's corporate headquarters, she coordinated government affairs for the company’s foreign subsidiaries, and prior to that was responsible for Pirelli’s international media relations.

Prior to her public affairs and communications career, Maureen worked as a journalist over a 15-year period. She was a Milan-based correspondent for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Breaking Views, and Business Week. She edited a blog on the topic of meritocracy, hosted by Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera. She wrote and co-hosted a TV talk show in Italy on business and finance, broadcast on the local channel Telelombardia.

Maureen Kline holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics. She lived in Italy for over 20 years, working in the communications, public affairs and legal fields, and holds dual US-Italian citizenship.  She currently lives in New York City and is a long-time member of the NYC Chapter.


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