Launch of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains
11 March 2016 2.30 - 4.00 Auditorium, OECD, Paris
The Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains helps enterprises observe international standards of responsible business conduct and undertake due diligence along agricultural supply chains so that their operations do not lead to adverse impacts and contribute to sustainable development.
OECD Deputy Secretary-General Douglas Frantz and Jamie Morrison, Strategic Programme Leader at FAO, welcomed participants to the official launch in Paris on 11 March 2016. The high-level panel representing governments, business and civil society discussed the challenges and best practices to build responsible agricultural supply chains.
Jérôme Bédier, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and General Secretary, Carrefour
Marten van den Berg, Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pascal Canfin, CEO, WWF France
H.E. Pierre Duquesne, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the OECD
Douglas Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
Jamie Morrison, Strategic Programme Leader, Food Systems Programme, FAO
Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct
Bauke Rouwers, President, Unilever France
DOCUMENTS AND LINKS
18-19 June 2015: Due diligence along agricultural supply chains
10 June 2015: Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case | White Paper
26 June 2014: RBC along agricultural supply chains