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Getting Accurate Supplier Data – from Guess to Yes
Feb. 16, 2012
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Cost: FREE for Members, $49 for Non-Members
Do you struggle with gathering compliance data from your suppliers? If so, you are not alone! In fact, multiple internal and external stakeholders from your organization need the same information but for different reasons.
Join experts from 3E Co. and Actio Corp. to learn how EHS and sustainability managers can effectively create a cohesive, efficient and effective Compliance Assurance program resulting in a consistent source of supplier compliance data shared across the enterprise.
Attendees will take away insights that include:
- How leading-edge companies gather supplier data for REACH, RoHS, WEEE and TSCA compliance
- Proven management systems that reduce regulatory and product stewardship risks throughout the supply chain
- How to create quality programs that allow your company to connect automatically and meaningfully to suppliers, not just today but continuously over time
- Techniques for using technology to streamline supplier relationships and compliance processes, saving time, money and headaches
- How your company can collaborate with suppliers to support the needs and goals of both parties
- Ten best practices you may not have thought of
Get ready to learn and bring your questions for our expert speakers:
- Connie Prostko-Bell, Senior Solutions Manager; 3E Co.
- Chris Nowak, Director of Client Services; Actio Corp.
Connie Prostko-Bell is a Senior Solutions Manager with 3E Company. In this role, Ms. Prostko-Bell is responsible for technical support of the 3E Integrated Product Line including Ariel WebInsight and Ariel Regulatory Content. She also supports 3E Company's SAP EH&S solutions, including ADM-VMSDS for SAP EH&S, a global vendor MSDS management solution for SAP EH&S users.
Ms. Prostko-Bell has 16 years of EH&S and chemical industry experience, spanning the project management, product safety and product stewardship sectors. Most recently, she worked as a Project Manager and Consulting Team Leader at Technidata America, where she was responsible for the management of client accounts to ensure product stewardship and EHS compliance systems support. She has also held positions at Dolphin, a chemical inventory management company, and Ennovation, Inc., and environmental an sustainability technology firm.
Ms. Prostko-Bell earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from West Virginia University. She is personally and professionally encouraged by the possibilities of sustainability and believes environmental professionals will play a key role in raising the standard of living and general prosperity to new heights world wide.
Chris Nowak has been immersed in the business of environmental management, regulatory compliance and supplier material disclosure issues for over a decade. Mr. Nowak brings 20 years of business expertise to the problem of proliferating worldwide environmental regulations and the difficulty businesses have collecting and managing supplier data for corporate compliance, safer products and workers, brand security and risk management.
Mr. Nowak currently serves as Director at Actio Corporation, makers of on-demand SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solutions for managing supplier data for substance-level regulatory compliance and social responsibility. Companies in a global supply chain network use Actio software for compliance under REACH, RoHS, WEEE,TSCA, FDA and hundreds of other regulations around the world. Material Disclosure® is a secure, automatedSaaS solution that provides a collaborative infrastructure for suppliers, internal stakeholders and customers – so companies can quickly analyze, adapt and react to ever-changing global market conditions and compliance mandates.
Mr. Nowak is an alumnus of the University of New Hampshire. He speaks nationally on supply chain data management, business tactics, and supplier engagement as part of the supply chain in the green economy. Mr. Nowak is also a regular contributor to publications such as NAEM Green Tie Blog, Environmental Leader and SAE Vehicle Engineering. He lives in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire with his wife and three young children.
You may learn more about Actio's Material Disclosure software at http://www.actio.net.
The following post first appeared on NAEM’s Green Tie blog:
Transparency Begins with Data Management
An interview with Connie Prostko-Bell, Senior Solutions Manager at 3E Company.