About the Summit

SPLC’s annual Summit brings together 400 purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions to share and promote sustainable purchasing best practices for organizations. The Summit’s expert-led sessions, networking, tradeshow, and buyer-supplier matchmaking are open to both members and non-members.  

Experience the Summit

Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Session Types and Themes

To see the range of topics and different types of sessions you can expect to encounter at the Summit**, review the Call for Presentations or the 2017 Summit Schedule of Sessions.

**NEW in 2018! The SPLC Summit will be offering CEU credits for UPPCC’s CPPO/ CPPB certification program and ISM’s CPSM and CPSD certification programs.  Approved sessions will be listed on the conference program by March 1.

Who Attends

SPLC’s Summit attracts professionals in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors who are working to advance sustainable purchasing by organizations. Here are just a few of the titles of participants in the 2017 Summit:

  • AVP, Sustainability, Risk & Compliance
  • Global Mgr, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity
  • Principal Certification Officer
  • Standards & Quality Control Manager
  • Senior Policy Advisor
  • Senior Regulatory Counsel
  • VP, Value Chain Outreach
  • VP, Sales & Marketing
  • VP, Strategic Partnerships
  • VP, Global Accounts
  • Chief Product Officer
  • President & CEO
  • Global Chief Procurement Officer
  • VP Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
  • VP Supply Chain
  • Senior Director, Finance
  • Director, Contract Administration
  • Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • Director, Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
  • Associate Director, Purchasing
  • Sustainability Leader, Supply Chain
  • Global Sustainable Procurement Manager

Organizations Represented at the 2017 Summit

Abbott LaboratoriesDenver DiningKarboneSonoco
AflacDenver Zoological FoundationKimberly-ClarkStanford University
Agile Sourcing PartnersIndian Ministry of RailwaysKing County, WashingtonStaples
Aligned IncentivesDHS Office of ProcuremnetLacas CoffeeState of California
Alisto Engineering GroupDID&co.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryState of Connecticut
AllstateDigital RealtyLiberty PowerState of Minnesota
AltenexDomtarLockheed MartinState of Washington
American MeetingsDuPontLos Alamos National LaboratoryStrata Solar
ANSIecoEnvelopesLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation AuthoritySupplyShift
Apex Clean EnergyEcolabMarriott InternationalSustainable Business International
Arizona State UniversityecomedesMartin Marietta MaterialsSustainable Forestry Initiative
Artifact UprisingEcoVadisMeetGreenSustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP)
AT&TEdelmanMeru District CouncilSustainable Solutions Corporation
Ball State UniversityElectronic Auction ServicesMetroSustainablity Made Simple
Baxter InternationalElectronics Production NetworkMetro Wastewater Reclamation DistrictSustrana
Berkeley LabEmory University & Emory HealthcareMGM Resorts InternationalSwarthmore College
Best BuyEnvironmental Paper NetworkMichigan State UniversityT-Mobile
BeviErnst & YoungMicrosoftTCO Development
BIFMAEUISSCA and Anthesis GroupMindClickThe B Team
BNSF RailwayExxonMobilMinnesota Pollution Control AgencyThe Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
Boise PaperFair Trade USAMRC GlobalThe World Bank Group
Booz Allen HamiltonFedExMultnomah County, OregonTIAA Global Asset Management
Breakthrough FuelFiat Chrysler AutomobilesNASPO ValuePointtoxnot
BSRFloWaterNew York State Office of General ServicesTreeZero Paper
Building Maintenance ServiceFriends of the Earth U.S.NextEra Energy ResourcesTrucost
Caesars EntertainmentGE Distributed PowerNielsenTUV Rheinland
California Department of General ServicesGeneral Electric CompanyNJPAUC Santa Barbara
California Department of TransportationGeorgetown LawNorthwestern UniversityUL Environment
Caribou Energy CorporationGeorgia Institute of TechnologyNSF InternationalUnited Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
CBREGlobal Supply Chain OperationsOffice DepotUnited Soybean Board
Center for Environmental HealthGlobal WitnessOpen Contracting PartnershipUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
Center for Resource SolutionsGOJO IndustriesOracle CorporationUniversity of California, Irvine
CH2MGP Energy ManagmentPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity of California, Office of the President
CitiGreen America Center for Sustainability SolutionsPG&EUniversity of California, San Francisco & Berkeley
City and County of Denver, ColoradoGreen Building Certification InstitutePharos SystemsUniversity of Colorado Boulder
City of Austin, TaxasGreen Electronics CouncilPractice GreenhealthUniversity of Michigan
City of Boulder, ColoradoGreen For AllProductBioUniversity of Pennsylvania
City of Cambridge, MassachusettsGreenCircle CertifiedPublic Services & Procurement CanadaUS Department of Defense
City of Longmont, ColoradoHartsfield Jackson Atlanta International AirportRamboll EnvironUS Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
City of Portland, OregonHiltonRapportUS General Services Administration (GSA)
City of Santa Monica, CaliforniaHPReeve ConsultingUS Green Building Council (USGBC)
City of Seattle, WashingtonIEcRenewable Choice EnergyVF Corporation
Clean Production ActioniFixitResponsible Purchasing NetworkVizient
Clearview EnergyIndustrial EconomicsRochester Institute of TechnologyWalking Mountains Science Center
Cleveland ClinicIngersoll RandRollandWAP Sustainability Consulting
Climate EarthInitiative for Responsible Mining AssuranceRoppe CorporationWash Cycle Laundry
Clintar Landscape ManagementInstitute for Supply ManagementRose InternationalWashington University
Colorado DPAInterfaceRubicon GlobalWashington State Department of Ecology
Colorado State UniversityInternational Justice MissionSaicon ConsultantsWAXIE
Commonwealth of MassachusettsInternational Women's Coffee AllianceSalt River ProjectWells Fargo
Compliance HubINTRENSamuel EngineeringWorkplace Options
Con EdisoniPointSan Francisco Dept. of EnvironmentWorld Centric
Cooper Hayes LLCIPW, Inc.Schneider ESSWorld Wildlife Fund (WWF)
County of Alameda, CaliforniaISD, ProcurementSCS Global ServicesWSP
Cube HydroISEAL AllianceShaw IndustriesYirri Global
Davies OfficeJones Lang LaSalle (JLL)SodexoZones

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Keynote Sponsor

Lockheed Martin

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