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Register Now! — 4th Annual ISM Sustainability & Social Responsibility Conference

FOR RELEASE: July 27, 2011

(Tempe, Ariz.) July 27, 2011 — Discover how organizations have made strides in sustainability and social responsibility and how these practices can strengthen your organization's bottom line. Register online now for the 4th Annual ISM Sustainability and Social Responsibility Conference, on November 7-8, 2011 at Disney's BoardWalk Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Presented by Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), the conference features experts who will share real-world experiences in driving sustainability initiatives. Highlights include:

  • Core values in a global marketplace
  • Sustainability ratings and rankings — what do they mean and where do they fit in?
  • Corporate environmental scorecards
  • Economy, energy and environment
  • Procurement's influence for sustainable success
  • Revenue streams
  • Seven keys to safety at your organization
  • An insider's guide to LEED Certification

Cost is US$845 for ISM members, US$1,045 for nonmembers and US$250 for ISM student members. Fees include all workshops and scheduled meals. Register by September 26, 2011 and save US$100 off the registration fee. (Discount not applicable to student rate.) Visit ISM online at for full agenda and to register.

Sustainability and Social Responsibility for Supply Professionals
November 9-10, 2011

Double your strategic takeaways and register for the post-conference seminar "Sustainability and Social Responsibility for Supply Professionals" and the 4th Annual Sustainability and Social Responsibility Conference. Attend both programs and pack in as much value and working knowledge as you can in one trip. Visit the ISM Web site for a complete outline of this valuable post-conference seminar. Register before October 9, 2011 and receive $200 off the seminar registration fee.

Disney's BoardWalk Resort is located at 2101 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Single/Double room rate is US$165 per night (additional person (18 or older) — US$25) plus tax through October 5, 2011. Visit ISM's group reservations page at After October 5, 2011, please call 407/934-3372 for new reservations or changes to existing reservations.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
Jean McHale |
ISM Public Relations
(U.S. only) 480-752-6276, extension 3143
(International) +1 480-752-6276, extension 3143