NORDIC Corporate Social Responsibility Workshop
Responsible Business Conduct for Nordic companies in Thailand – What, Why and How
Date: Thursday, 9 November 2017
Time: 08.30 – 12.00 hrs.
Venue: Rembrandt Hotel, Soi Sukhumvit 18
Price: Baht 1,200 for members / Baht 1,500 for non-members
RSVP: [email protected] by Friday 3 November 2017
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 11:00 Introductions and workshop/case
11:00 – 12:00 Panel Discussion with representatives from the Nordic business community
There will be one short break during the programme. A light meal and drinks will be served.
Outcome for participants
The participants will learn about the requirements and expectations of the International Framework UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD Guidelines for Multinational Companies, Global Compact and Sustainable Development Goals. The participants will get increased knowledge and expertise on risk, opportunities and good practice within Responsible Business Conduct.
Gunelie Winum is a senior advisor with Norwegian Company, Responsible Business Advisors. She has 15 years of experience with corporate social responsibility, including guidance and strategic advice to companies at risk, training of companies and their suppliers. She has concrete experience in solving serious breaches of human and labour rights, as well as good practices.
Kittsopon Thaninsiriphitthaya is a Thai Senior Management System Consultant. His expertise includes advising companies on implementation of management, environmental and health & safety standards. He also has experience as social auditor, i.e to assess factory labour conditions. He has work experience from Germany, Dubai and several Asian countries.
Norway: Eirik Mork Knudsen, HSSE Manager of Aibel Thailand Ltd. Aibel is a Norwegian world leading service company in the oil and gas industry. (www.aibel.com)
Sweden: Lars Svensson, Sustainability and Communications Director of IKEA/Ikano (Thailand) Ltd. Swedish multinational group, IKEA, is the world’s largest furniture retailer and has been in Thailand since 2011 (owned by Ikano Group). (www.ikea.com)
Finland: Gaurav Ghosh, Business Intelligence Manager of Valmet Asia Pacific. Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. (www.valmet.com)
Denmark: Bo Grabowski, Managing Director of ECCO Thailand. The Danish shoemaker company opened its factory in Thailand in 1993. (www.ecco.com)
*Cancellation less than 48 hours in advance will be invoiced.