SUPPLY CHAIN ACCOUNTABILITY
The prevention of labor abuse, including forced labor and child labor, is one of the major challenges facing the global seafood trade. Jeremy Prepscius of the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) will lean on his years of experience in supply chain accountability across multiple industries to share his insights on what seafood can learn from other industries. Supply chains are a critical leverage point for companies to scale their sustainability impacts.
Session type: Presentation
Time: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Place: Grand Ballroom, 4th floor, White Swan Hotel
As vice president, Asia-Pacific for the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), Jeremy Prepscius is in charge of serving and expanding BSR’s member base in Asia and integrating the work there into our global approach. BSR’s global thought leadership, informed through field work and local implementations, enables us to work with member companies to create innovative sustainable solutions and globalize the sustainability dialogue. Jeremy has extensive experience in supply chain management, business integration, external communications, government relations and compliance operations. Prior to joining BSR in 2006, he spent more than 10 years on equipment sourcing, footwear production and corporate responsibility for Nike, Inc. He also worked in China for five years as the North Asia Regional Compliance Director, covering CSR issues in Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines. Jeremy holds an M.S. in Economic Development from the Patterson School of Diplomacy, and an M.S. in International Commerce from the University of Kentucky.