Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility

Apr 22, 2023



9:00 AM


April 22, 2023 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST
April 23, 2023 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST


Zoom Virtual Platform


The primary goal of this workshop is to create awareness and advance knowledge about challenges in business ethics and supply chain responsibility.  Through readings, discussions, mini-cases and exercises, candidates will learn about a broad range of social responsibility factors, such as environmental concerns and "fair trade".  We will also discuss social procurement policies and practices.  The candidates will also be made aware of the means to quantity values to make the business case for going beyond being green.


Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Define "business ethics" and describe different perspectives on ethics
  • Critique an organizational code of ethics and/or statement of ethics
  • Discuss the various effects on social values and corporate ethical conduct
  • Explain the importance of environmental social governance in business
  • Understand the total cost of ownership on decisions
  • Identify opportunities for their organizations in the circular economy
  • Appreciate the value for having diversity in their supply chains
  • Explain how social procurement is growing as a strategy in organizations
  • Work with social enterprises as a key source of goods and services
  • Provide insights on how to affect social and economic development in their communities


Louis Girard

Louis Girard has held diverse senior executive positions an inspirational leader and CEO for Uti Canada (Logistics & Transportation) for over eight years. Prior to this, he was with Air Canada as General Manager Air Cargo. Louis takes pride in success achieved through the motivation and alignment of people to create added value for customers. His desire to impart real-life experiences to help shape future leaders makes him a truly inspiring instructor for the SCMP modules (in-class at Humber College and online) and for SCMP Interactive Workshops.  In June 2018, he coached field personnel (Supply Chain) at the United Peacekeeping Headquarters in Italy. Louis holds business diplomas from Ryerson University and the University of Toronto, and a B.A. from the University of Guelph. He is a certified director (ICD.D) of the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.  He is also bilingual in French and Innu Essispit (Aboriginal). He has a passion for hockey, teaching, Board work, spending time at the cottage and above all helping people enjoy life. 


Early Bird Registration until March 20, 2023

  • Member: $832.50 + Tax
  • Non-Member: $1,102.50 + Tax

Regular Registration

  • Member: $925.00 + Tax
  • Non-Member: $1,225.00 + Tax


10 CPD Points