DAY 2 - Friday 27 June 2014



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08:00 - 09:00 Registration

09:30 - 12:00

Room CC4

Stakeholder engagement and due diligence in the extractive sector

This session will feature the progress achieved on development of a due diligence guide on stakeholder engagement in the extractive industry and include discussion of exisiting challenges and opportunities for extractive industries in this field.


Francine Noftle, Director, International Trade Portfolio and Responsible Business Practice, Canadian National Contact Point Secretariat, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada
Mai Tonheim, Ambassador for Corporate Social Responsibility, Norway


Tyler Gillard, Legal Advisor, OECD 


  • Kathryn Sturman, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social Responsibility in Mining
  • Elena Peresso, Member, Karel De Gucht's Private Office, European Commissioner for Trade
  • Anders Eira, Senior Advisor, Protect Sapmi Foundation
  • Ben Chalmers, Vice President, Sustainable Development, Mining Association of Canada
  • Serena Lillywhite, Mining Advocacy Lead, Oxfam Australia
  • Debbie Stothard, Deputy Secretary-General, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
  • Richard Morgan, Head of Government Relations, AngloAmerican

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

12:00 - 12:30

Room CC4

Room CC7

Brownbag lunch presentations:

International Trade Centre presentation: Demonstrating convergence in RBC through Standards Map Tool

OECD Watch presentation: Toolkit for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

13:30 - 15:00

Room CC4


Responsible business conduct along agricultural supply chains 

This session will identify the major risks faced by agri-business investors and discuss the measures that governments and businesses can take to mitigate such risks and to ensure that agricultural investment brings economic and social benefits to host countries and societies. The conclusions of the panel will feed into the joint FAO-OECD work on responsible business conduct along agricultural supply chains. Download the concept note for more information.

Ken Ash, Director, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD


  • Joseph Sam Sesay, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Sierra Leone
  • Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, Director-General for Agricultural, Agri-Food and Territorial Policies, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Processing and Forestry, France
  • Marten C. van den Berg, Deputy Director-General for Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
  • Abdullah A. Aldubaikhi, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company
  • Michael Goltzman, Vice President, International Government Relations and Public Affairs, the Coca-Cola Company
  • Mella Frewen, Director General, Food Drink Europe
  • Jim Clarken, Executive Director, Oxfam Ireland
  • Pascal Liu, International Investment Team Leader, Trade and Markets Division, UN Food and Agriculture Organization

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Room CC4

Responsible business conduct in the financial sector

The session will explore practical approaches to due diligence in various real-life scenarios and across the range of financial sector products and services, drawing from the recent discussions within the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, United Nations and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the application of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to the financial sector.

Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair, OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct


  • William Ambrose, Global Head of Business Risk, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)
  • Lene Wendland, Adviser on Business and Human Rights, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Andreas Missbach, Head Commodities, Trade and Finance Department, Berne Declaration
  • Acyr Xavier Moreira, Caixa de Previdência, Brazil
  • Philip Jennings, General Secretary, UNI Global Union
  • Yann Kermode, Executive Director, Deputy Head Environmental & Social Risk, UBS
  • Herman Mulder, Member, National Contact Point, Netherlands

17:00 - 17:30

Room CC4

Moving forward

Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair, OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct
Richard Howitt, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility, European Union - Transcript


 >> Go to the programme for day 1 


Special events

09:30 - 12:00

Room CC7

ISO sustainable procurement

This special event will focus on the efforts to develop a new ISO standard on sustainable procurement. It will assess the interests of businesses and consumers in the development of such a norm and will consider the next steps. 

Manfred Schekulin, Chair, OECD Investment Committee

Opening remarks 
Jacques Schramm, President, ISO PC 277 Sustainable Procurement
Manfred Schekulin, Chair, OECD Investment Committee

Panel 1: Impact on Business Leadership

Panel 2: Impact on Operational Aspects of Purchasing Practices
  • Olivier Coustaury, Head of Sustainable Procurement and CSR Communications, Marketing and Services, Total
  • Stefan Deutsch, Chief Academic Officer, Israel Purchasing and Logistics Managers’ Association, and Head, Standard Institute of Israel Delegation to ISO/PC-277 Sustainable Procurement
  • Hans Kröder, International expert, CSR/ISO 26000, Netherlands
  • Yvette Bomele Bonyangi, Permanent Secretary, Unit Project Management and Procurement, Control Office, Congo 
Closing remarks  
Olivier Peyrat, ISO Vice-President Finance, AFNOR CEO



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