Programme for the CSR conference in Oslo
 
       
MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER
 
17:00-21:00 Registration at Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel
 
TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER
 
07:45-09:15 CSR Round Table
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Espen Barth Eide, with invited business leaders 
 
08:15-09:15
 
Registration and coffee
 
09:15-09:30 Welcome Address
Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Foreign Affairs
   
Session 1: A decade of CSR – Has capitalism been civilized?
 
09:30-09:35
 
Introduction and moderator:  Paddy Coulter, Oxford Global Media 
 
09:35-09:50 CSR so far, so good?
  Are we closing the gap between international CSR Frameworks and CSR Action? 
Georg Kell, UN Global Compact
   
  Proposition: “CSR has played a key role in civilising business”
   
09:50-10:05 For: Kristin Skogen Lund, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)
10:05-10:20 Against: Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia
   
10:20-11:15 Panel
Moderator: Paddy Coulter, Oxford Global Media
Joel Bakan, University of British Columbia
Sturla Henriksen, Norwegian Shipowners’ Association
Ernst Ligteringen, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Luis Magaco, Institute of Directors, Mozambique 
Jim Baker, The Council of Global Unions (CGU)
John Peder Egenæs, Amnesty International
   
11:15-11:45 Coffee/tea break
   
Session 2:  The growing impact of human rights in business 
 
Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
 
11:45-11:50
 
Moderator: John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)
 
11:50-12:20 Introductions
11:50-12:00 Michael Addo, UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises:
Human rights and business
12:00-12:10 Martyn Day, Leigh Day & Co:
Remedies related to human rights and business
12:10-12:20 John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) 
The challenge of human rights and business in Myanmar:
   
12:20-12:55 Panel
Moderator: John Morrison,  Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)
Michael Addo, UN working group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
Martyn Day, Leigh Day & Co
Ambet Yuson, Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI)  
Sven Mollekleiv, Det norske veritas (DNV)
Anne Kristin Sydnes, Ministry of Trade and Industry (NHD)
 
12:55-13:00
 
 
Introduction of the parallell sesions
 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
   
Session 3: Identifying best practice
 
From good intentions to concrete action
 
14:30-16:00 Parallel sessions 1:
 
  • Supply chains & decent work – case/dilemmas
    Stephanie Barrientos I
    Magne Svartbekk I 
     
  • Business and human rights – case/dilemmas
    Wenche Agerup I
     
  • CSR Strategies in a media society - case/dilemmas
    Maria Gjølberg I 
    Ellen Behrens I 
    Hilde Vanvik I
  Please find the detailed program about the parallel sessions here  I
 
16:00-16:20 Coffee/tea break

16:20-17:50

Parallel session 2:
 
  • Social responsible investments – case/dilemmas
    Idar Kreutzer I
     
  • Corruption and bribery – case/dilemmas
    Karoline L. Bøhler I  I
     
  • CSR, climate change and the environment - case/dilemmas
    Lars Løvold I 
    Hilde Singsaas
  Please find the detailed program about the parallel sessions here I            

 
18:00-18:15 Bus transport from Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel to Oslo City Hall
18:30-20:30 Reception w/buffet, Oslo City Hall
 

 
WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER
 
08:30-09:00
 
Registration and coffee
 
09:00-09:20 Summing up of parallel sessions: Caroline Rees, Shift Project Ltd.

Session 1: The next decade of CSR – challenges and opportunities
 
09:20-09:25
 
 
Moderator: Paddy Coulter, Oxford Global Media
 
09:25-09:40
Trond Giske, Minister of Trade and Industry
09:40-09:55 Q+A session
 
09:55-10:25
 
 
Coffee/tea break
 
10:25-11:00 CSR visions for the future
 

Introductions:
Stephanie Barrientos, Capturing the Gains I
Idar Kreutzer, Finance Norway (FNO) I 
 
11:00-12:00
Panel
Moderator:  Paddy Coulter, Oxford Global Media  
Stephanie Barrientos, Capturing the Gains
Idar Kreutzer, Finance Norway (FNO)
Joris Oldenziel, OECD Watch - SOMO
Tom Dodd, European Commision
Liu Baocheng, Centre for International Business Ethics (China)
Elin Myrmel-Johansen, Storebrand, OECD National Contact Point, Norway
 
12:00-12:15
 
Summing up:  Paddy Coulter, Oxford Global Media I
 
12:15-13:45 Lunch
   
Additional session:
13:30-16:00 Beyond CSR - Exploring New Challenges, click here for more information
(organiser Norwegian Business School, the Centre for Corporate Responsibility)

Atle Midttun I 
Torger Reve I 

 
 
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