You are a coffee or cocoa grower, processor, trader, retailer, or even a financial institution and you want to find ways to better manage potential human rights impacts within your own operations and those of your business partners?
OBJECTIVES AND DESIRED OUTCOMES
This event brings together the different actors of the coffee and cocoa value chain to strengthen the learning around embedding human rights due diligence, as set-out in the Commodity Trading Sector Guidance on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
By sharing experience and inquiring into how they can interact on due diligence, the players involved can identify areas where implementation challenges need to be explored further.
The event will address questions, such as:
At the end of the event, participants will:
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome words
09:15 – 09:30 Introduction
I. Human rights due diligence in the coffee and the cocoa value chain – implementation challenges and opportunities
09:30 – 10:15 Panel discussion
10:15 – 11:00 Working groups
II. Identifying critical success factors for human rights due diligence in coffee and cocoa value chains
11:00 – 13:00 Breakout sessions
In these breakout session participants will explore
13:00 – 14:00 Networking lunch
Target audience: Companies/industry initiatives of the coffee and cocoa supply chain
This event is convened by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the Federal Department of Economic Affairs and Research (EAER). It is organised by twentyfifty GmbH, in partnership with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA) and the Swiss Coffee and Trading Association (SCTA), and with the support of the Global Compact Network Switzerland (GNCS)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are facing any registration problems.
This is the fee for STSA, SCTA and GCNS member companies.