Thursday 27 June 2013






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08:00-09:00 Registration

Full day


Responsible business conduct and the financial sector

Half day


Stakeholder engagement and due diligence in the extractive sector


Conference room CC4

Organised with Netherlands NCP and ORSE Finance Club of France


Conference room CC15

Organised with Shift












This day-long working session will be broken up in two parts: 1) Defining Due Diligence in the Financial Sector and 2) Role and Procedures of National Contact Points. The discussion will start with the overview of the current practices of the financial sector, during which results of the mapping exercise on environmental and social due diligence practices of the financial sector will be presented. The second part of the morning be an in-depth discussion on the responsibility and leverage options of financial institutions in their influence on client activities. Existing international financial corporate responsibility instruments will be discussed to provide context. The afternoon session will focus on roles and procedures of the National Contact Points  under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enteprises, with a discussion centered around reference specific instances in the financial sector and the added value of mediation.

This working session will focus on the specific needs in the field of stakeholder engagement and due diligence in the extractive sector. A special discussion paper will be presented on the gaps in current guidance and the proposed approaches and options to address those gaps.

Francine Noftle, Interim National Contact Point and Acting Director General, Canada

Are-Jostein Norheim, CSR Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Juan Guillermo Castro, Vice-President of Promotion, National Mining Agency, Colombia
MODERATOR Caroline Rees, President and CEO, Shift
09:30-11:00 Current Practices of the Financial Sector  09:30-11:00 Challenges of Stakeholder Engagement on the Ground

Simon Smits, Vice-Minister for Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands

Carlos Márcio Bicalho Cozendey, Secretary for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Brazil


Jose Link, General Manager, Global Link Solutions

Daniel Cossio, Member, National Executive Committee, National Mining Union



Herman Mulder, National Contact Point, Netherlands


Hubert des Longchamps, Senior Vice President Public Affairs, Total


Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct

Carey Bohjanen, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance Advisory

Denis Childs, Head, Emerging Markets, Environment and Sustainable Development Department, Societé Générale CIB

Gavin Duke, Investment Manager, Aloe Private Equity


Coffee break


Coffee break
11:15-13:00 Responsibility and leverage of financial institutions  11:30-13:00 Next steps - options and recommendations
Daniel Lebègue, Chair of ORSE and former Chief Executive Officer of Caisse des Dépôts

Jon Samuel, Head of Social Performance and Acting Head of Government Relations, AngloAmerican


Jérôme Courcier, CSR Officer, Credit Agricole SA

Giuseppe van der Helm, Executive Director, VBDO, and President of the Board of Directors, European Sustainable Investment Forum

Maarten van Renssen, Senior Environmental and Social Specialist, FMO

Cyrille de Montgolfier, Senior Vice President, European and Public Affairs, AXA Group

Mercedes Sotoca, Head of Environmental Social Risk, ING

Olaf Brugman, Head of Sustainability Policy and Reporting, Rabobank Group

André Abadie, Managing Director and Head of  Global Environmental & Social Risk Management, J.P. Morgan


Serena Lillywhite, Mining Advocacy Coordinator, Oxfam Australia

Mattias Ahren, President, Saami Council


Christine Kaufmann, Thun Group of Bank and Vice Dean, Faculty of Law, Centre of Competence for Human Rights, University of Zurich

Simon Clow, Sustainability Officer, Aegon

Yuki Yasui, Acting Head, UNEP Finance Initative




14:30-16:30 Roles and Procedures of National Contact Points    
David Plumb, Senior Associate, Consensus Building Institute
MODERATOR Herman Mulder, National Contact Point, Netherlands    

Lene Wendland, Adviser on Business and Human Rights, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Hans Petter Graver, National Contact Point, Norway

Danish Chopra,  National Contact Point, United Kingdom

Anna Pot, Senior Sustainability Specialist, APG Asset Management

Joris Oldenziel, Program Manager, SOMO and Co-ordinator, OECD Watch

Pierre Habbard, Senior Policy Advisor, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD


Moving forward: lessons learned


Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct

Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean for International Business and Finance at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Executive Director, Institute for Business in the Global Context and the Center for Emerging Markets Enterprises

Herman Mulder, National Contact Point, Netherlands

Caroline Rees, President and CEO, Shift


Closing address


Richard Howitt, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility, European Union


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 Special event on responsible business conduct in the ICT sector

14:30-16:00, Thursday 27 June 2013 - conference room CC15

Organised with the Institute for Business and Human Rights
This session will be an opportunity to deepen understanding between governments, businesses, civil society and trade unions of the relevance of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in relation to the ICT sector, with particular reference to human rights and internet freedom. 

Co-operative efforts to promote internet freedom


John Morrison, Executive Director, Institute for Human Rights and Business

John Kampfner, European Advisor, Global Network Initiative

Marie Baumgarts, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Tele2 and Member, Global e-Sustainability Initiative and Climate Change

Christine Diamente, Head, Sustainability, Corporate Messaging & Brand, Alcatel-Lucent and Member, Industry Dialogue


National Contact Points and the ICT sector – why it matters

Margaret Wachenfeld, Director of Legal Affairs, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct

Chinmayi Arun, Assistant Professor, National Law University, India

Eric King, Head of Research, Privacy International


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