Business and Human Rights event

07 februari 2017
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05 februari 2017
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On February 7th, we will reveal insights from 11 major global corporations in our new report Addressing human rights in business: Executive Perspectives. We will also be joined by representatives from leading Dutch companies like Heineken, ABN Amro, AkzoNobel, Van Oord, PGGM and SBM Offshore who will share their experiences and views. We will have a dialogue regarding challenges faced when operationalizing respect for human rights across their businesses.

Target audience
Human resources, public affairs, sustainability directors, risk managements, compliance officers, procurement officers. We expect this event to be useful and enlightening for all executives with an interest in, or responsibility for, managing human rights risks within business, including board members and officers from risk, legal, procurement and sustainability teams.

Date and location
7 February 2017 | KPMG Office Amstelveen.

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13.30 Reception and registration
14.00 Welcome by Albert Röell, Chairman of the Board of Management KPMG N.V.
14.10 Key insights from KPMG's paper by Paulien Eckhard, KPMG Risk Consulting Sustainability
14.30 Panel discussion: Dilemmas in moving from commitment to action on human rights with:
         - Rutger Goedhart, Manager International Labour Relations, Heineken
         - André Veneman, Director of Sustainability, AkzoNobel
         - Maria Anne van Dijk, Head of Environmental, Social an Ethical Risk and Policy, ABN Amro
15.15 Coffee break
15.30 Applying a third party risk management lens to human rights issues in business by Jack de Raad, Partner, KPMG Risk Consulting Forensic Investigation
16.00 Breakoutsessions (two rounds)
17.30 Closing drinks

1) Human rights from an investor perspective:
How can investors make a difference and what are the practical challenges of applying human rights policy in an investment context? Chaired by Jelena Stamenkova van Rumpt, Advisor Responsible Investment, PGGM

2) Human rights from a risk perspective:
How can you stay in control and how do you keep responsibilities where they need to sit? Chaired by Sebastiaan de Ronde Bresser, Group and Sustainability Director, SBM Offshore

3) Human rights from a supply chain perspective:
How can you move from an audit approach to a supplier support approach? Chaired by Loek Penders, Chief Compliance Officer and Dick Bartelse, Purchasing Director, AkzoNobel

4) Human rights from a social perspective:

What are the benefits and dilemmas of calculating social impacts in financial terms? Chaired by Sander Dekker, Manager Sustainability, Van Oord

Event informatie

Bedrijf: KPMG

Datum: 07 februari 2017

Inschrijven voor: 05 februari 2017

Type event: Seminar

Doelgroep: Professionals

Locatie: Amstelveen