2016 Round-Table

Report
Participants

On 17 November 2016 UNCTAD, ILO and OECD, held the sixth annual CSR Round-table meeting to share perspectives, experiences and ideas in the area of CSR in global value chains. This year’s meeting focuses on CSR, Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity, evaluating the role that the private sector can play.

Agenda

 9:30-10:00


Registration and morning Coffee


10:00-10:30 Opening comments and introduction of moderator
• Introduction of Moderator: Ambassador Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop, Permanent Representative, Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva
10:30-12:00 Session 1: Non-discrimination as a cross-cutting issue
This session will look at how non-discrimination is being addressed in CSR, including how it underpins other CSR issues
12:00-13:00


Lunch offered by ILO


13:00-14:30 Session 2: Private sector initiatives to promote non-discrimination
This session will look at what companies and initiatives are doing to promote equality of opportunity and treatment, and how non-discrimination is factored into other CSR issues, such as environmental protection
14:30-15:00


Coffee


15:00-16:30 Session 3: Government policies to promote awareness and accountability
16:30-17:00


Wrap up and closing comments