Jun 14Jun 15Jun 16Jun 17
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
OECD Policymakers Roundtable on Regulatory Developments concerning Due Diligence for Responsible...
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Access to remedy in the tech sector: The role of NCPs in providing access to remedy for...
Jacqueline Kacprzak (National Contact Point, Poland, Counsellor to the Minister, Ministry of Developement Funds and Regional Policy)Christine Kaufmann (OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, Chair)Bartosz Kwiatkowski (Frank Bold Foundation, Director of the Polish Branch)Przemysław Uniejewski (OLX Poland, Legal Manager, Attorney-at-law)Lene Wendland (UN Human Rights, Chief, Business and Human Rights)
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Opening remarks and panel session - RBC for an inclusive, responsible and resilient recovery
François Blanckaert (Sodexo, Chief Procurement Officer)Yaw Britwum Opoku (Solidaridad, Programme Manager)Mathias Cormann (OECD, Secretary General)Christine Diamente (BSR, Managing Director, Business Transformation)Christy Hoffman (UNI Global Union, General Secretary)Marion Jansen (OECD, Director, Trade and Agriculture Directorate)Allan Jørgensen (OECD, Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Ramón E. Martínez de la Guardia (Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Panama, Minister)Manfred Schekulin (OECD Investment Committee, Chair)Axel Threlfall (Reuters, Editor-at-Large)Karolina Zurek (National Board of Trade Sweden, Senior Adviser)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
OECD Guidelines: Leading from the Future
Andrea Bittnerova (OECD Youthwise, Member)Tyler Gillard (OECD, Head of Due Diligence, OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Jesse Glickstein (Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Environmental & Human Rights Counsel)Louise Mabulo (The Cocoa Project, Founder)Tamara Muñoz (CUT Chile, Vicepresidenta de Formacion y Estudios Laborales)Marina Oliveira (, Project Coordinator for victims of the Brumadinho dam collapse)
8:30 am - 10:00 am
The UN Guiding Principles & the OECD Guidelines for MNEs – Fostering International Coherence to...
Mark Agnew (Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Vice President, Policy and International)Froukje Boele (OECD, Manager, OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Audrey Gaughran (SOMO, Director)Christine Kaufmann (OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, Chair)Dante Pesce (UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Chair)Githa Roelans (International Labour Organization (ILO), Head of unit, Multinational Enterprises)Lucia Van Westerlaak (TUAC Working Group on MNEs, FNV and Chair)
11:00 am - 12:45 pm
Translating climate ambition into a just transition: what should we expect from business ?
Ephyro Luis Amatong (Securities and Exchange Commission, Republic of the Philippines, Commissioner)Roger Cox (Paulussen Advocaten, Partner)James Grabert (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Director, Mitigation Division)Georgina Hallett (The London Metal Exchange Group, Chief Sustainability Officer and Chief of Staff)Francisco López (Ministry of Energy, Chile, Undersecretary of Energy)Jessica McGlyn (Science Based Targets Network (SBTN), Corporate Engagement Lead)Mathilde Mesnard (OECD, Deputy Director, Directorate of Finance and Enterprise Affairs)Joyce Msuya (UNEP, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director)Nick Robins (Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Professor in Practice, Sustainable Finance)Stephanie Venuti (OECD, Environment Lead - OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Conversations with the National Contact Points for RBC
Andrius Bambalas (National Contact Point, Lithuania, Chairman of Independent Experts)Assia Ben saad (National Contact Point, Morocco, Head of the secretary)Márcio Luiz de Freitas Naves de Lima (Ministry of Economy, Coordinator of the NCP Brazil, Undersecretary for Foreign Investments of the Executive Secretariat of the Foreign Trade Board)Margot Edwards (Global Affairs Canada, Head of Secretariat, Canada’s National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises)Cathrine Halsaa (Norwegian National Contact Point, Head of Secretariat)Allan Jørgensen (OECD, Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Jacqueline Kacprzak (National Contact Point, Poland, Counsellor to the Minister, Ministry of Developement Funds and Regional Policy)Lisa Miller (U.S. Deparment of State, Head of Economic Inclusion and Outreach Unit & National Contact Point, U.S.)Linda Nielsen (National Contact Point, Denmark, Chair of NCP Denmark and professor, dr. jur., University of Copenhagen)Marcela Paiva (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile, Head of the RBC Division and NCP of Chile Undersecretariat of Economic Relations)Michael Tracton (U.S. Department of State, Director of Office of Investment Affairs)
8:00 am - 9:30 am
RBC for Minimizing Deforestation in Supply Chains
Vicente Balseca Hernandez (The Chocolatier Galler, Ethical & Sustainability Project Manager)Joanna Drake (European Commission, Deputy Director General, DG ENV)Shivani Kannabhiran (OECD, Agricultural Sector Lead, OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Michael Krake (BMZ, Director General)Pascal Liu (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Senior Economist and Lead, Responsible Global Value Chains, Markets and Trade Division)Caroline Merle (FAO, Forestry Officer, Forestry Division)Joris Oldenziel (Netherlands, National Contact Point)Nicole Polsterer (Fern, Sustainable Production and Consumption Campaigner)Ian Suwarganda (Golden Agri-Resources, Head of Policy and Advocacy)
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
RBC as the new normal for a sustainable future: setting the vision
Ailish Campbell (Global Affairs Canada, Ambassador of Canada to the European Union (EU))Olivier De Schutter (UN, Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights)Seema Joshi (Global Witness, Director of Campaigns)Christine Kaufmann (OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, Chair)Anita Ramasastry (UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Member and Director, University of Washington School of Law)Halla Tómasdóttir (The B Team, CEO)
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Closing panel: "The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: delivering today and leading...
Pierre Habbard (TUAC, General Secretary)Marian Ingrams (OECD Watch, Coordinator)Allan Jørgensen (OECD, Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct)Christine Kaufmann (OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, Chair)Greg Medcraft (OECD, Director, Directorate of Finance and Enterprise Affairs)Winand Quaedvlieg (Investment RBC Committee, Chair, Business at OECD (BIAC))