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Thursday, January 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration and Networking
Coffee Service 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMWelcome and Introduction
  • Rob Lederer, Executive Director, EICC 
  • Stefan Crets, Executive Director, CSR Europe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AMPanel 1 – Partnering for Impact, Responsible Raw Materials, Including Cobalt
The landscape of initiatives and efforts related to responsible raw materials sourcing is rapidly evolving.  This panel will explore these efforts as well as collaboration opportunities with key partners with a specific focus on responsible cobalt sourcing.
  • Bob Mitchell, Vice President, Social & Environmental Responsibility, EICC
  • Stefan Crets, Executive Director, CSR Europe
  • Shivani Kannabhiran, Responsible Business Conduct - Supply Chain Implementation, Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development
  • Karen Hayes, Technical Director, Mines to Markets Initiative, PACT
  • Brigitte Amoruso, Advocacy and Public Relations Manager, The Cobalt Development Institute
  • Jannick Saegert, CCCMC Consultant, Responsible Cobalt Initiative
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee/Tea Break
Networking Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMResponsible Raw Materials: Industry Best Practice Panel
During this session, leading EICC and CSR Europe member companies will share their experiences and innovative approaches to including raw materials in responsible sourcing strategies.
Moderator: Bob Mitchell, Vice President, Social & Environmental Responsibility, EICC
  • Carolyn Duran, Director, Supply Chain Corporate Social Responsibility, Intel Corporation
  • Paula Pyers, Sr. Director - Supply Chain Social Responsibility, Apple Inc
  • Christina Tobescue, Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) AG
  • Jonas De Schaepmeester, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Umicore
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMResponsible Raw Materials: Investor Perspective
Engagement with stakeholders is an important part of shaping approaches to complex issues such as responsible raw materials sourcing.  This session will focus on the investor input and reaction to industry actions in this area.
  • Arthur van Mansvelt, Sustainability Analyst, Triodos Investment Advisory & Services BV
  • Christine Chow, Associate Director, Hermes Investment Management 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch provided by EICC 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PMUpdate on EU Conflict Minerals Regulations by EU Commission, DG Trade
  • Rein Nieland, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Trade
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMPanel 2 - Combatting Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains
Forced labor is a complex, multi-industry challenge that requires collaboration among governments, companies, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders. Companies have deployed innovative techniques and best practices to deal with this complex issue. As many of the issues that can lead to forced labor are common across industries, the EICC has been working via direct and indirect partnerships and collaboration to expand these tools to other industries facing these challenges. This panel will provide concrete examples of best practices among stakeholders to deal with this difficult issue. 
Moderator:  Carlos Busquets, Director, Public Policy, EICC
  • Lara White, Senior Labour Migration Specialist, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • Nicholas Glicher, Director, Legal, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Didier Bergeret, Consumer Goods Forum
  • Michael Meston, Vice President, International Human Resources, Western Digital Corporation
  • Eric-Paul Schat, Sr. Director Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety, Sustainability Office, Global Quality, NXP Semiconductors
  • Houtan Homayounpour, International Labour Organization (ILO), Alliance 8.7
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMUpdate on European Public Procurement
Over the past year the EICC has been at the intersection of public buyers and technology companies. We have compared buyer requirements and company willingness and capabilities.  As part of our commitment to stakeholder engagement, we are exploring the concept of a 2020 roadmap. Join us for a discussion on what the buyers are requiring and how IT companies can demonstrate their progress in these areas over time. 
Moderator:  Deborah Albers, Vice President, Operations, EICC
  • Björn Claeson, Director, Electronics Watch
  • Linda Scott Jakobsson, Procurement Specialist & Researcher, SwedWatch
  • Kristian Hemstrom, Assistant Director of Sustainability, Stockholm City Council
  • Sören Enholm, CEO of TCO Development