Regulatory Trends and Developments for Supply Chains - The case of coffee (online)
26 Aug, 14:00 BST
Zoom
Online Event organised by the ICO Coffee Public-Private Task Force.

Purposes

  • Inform Task Force and ICO members about current developments regarding 'due diligence' legislation/regulation in Germany and EU

  • Reflect on any potential implications for the work of the Coffee Public-Private Task Force

 

Draft Agenda

Item 1: Purpose of the day & welcome (5min)

- Mr José Sette, Ex-Officio Chair of the Task Force, ICO Executive Director

Item 2: 'Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz'- Supply Chain Law Germany (35min) 

  • Opening remarks  

- Ms Andrea Jünemann, Head of Division “International Commodity Policy”, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany 

- Mr Sebastian Lesch, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Head, Division 121: Agricultural Policy, Agriculture, Innovation, Germany 

  • Presentation 'Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz' Supply Chain Law

- Ms Anne-Kathrin Röthemeyer, Head of Division “Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz", Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany 

  • Q & A session 

Item 3: EU sustainable corporate governance initiative (25min) 

  • Opening remarks

- Mr Willem (Wim) Olthof, Deputy Head of the Unit ‘Sustainable Agri-Food Systems and Fisheries’ of the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA) of the European Commission 

  • Presentation EU sustainable corporate governance initiative

- Dr Matthias Altmann, Policy Officer, Corporate Sustainability, Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA) of the European Commission, Unit E2 – Microeconomic Analysis, Investment Climate, Private Sector, Trade and Employment

  • Q & A session 

Item 4: The view from an exporting country, the coffee industry and …. (20min)

 

  • ICO Exporting Member

- Mr Santiago Jose Arguello Campos, Director General of Agricultural Promotion, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mexico and Sherpa Mexico in the Task Force 

  • Coffee Industry

- Ms Eileen Gordon-Laity, Secretary-General, European Coffee Federation  

 

Item 5: Closure 

About the event

Speakers

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Willem (Wim) Olthof

Deputy Head of the Unit ‘Sustainable Agri-Food Systems and Fisheries’ of the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA) of the European Commission 

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Matthias Altmann

Policy Officer, Corporate Sustainability, Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA) of the European Commission, Unit E2 – Microeconomic Analysis, Investment Climate, Private Sector, Trade and Employment  

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Santiago Jose Arguello Campos

Director General of Agricultural Promotion, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mexico and Sherpa Mexico in the Coffee Public-Private Task Force

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Eileen Gordon-Laity

Secretary-General, European Coffee Federation (ECF)

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José Sette

 Executive Director, International Coffee Organisation and ex-Officio Chair of the Coffee Public-Private Task Force

Andrea Jünemann

Head of Division

“International Commodity Policy”, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

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Sebastian Lesch

Head of Division 121: Agricultural Policy, Agriculture, Innovation,

 Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany

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Anne-Kathrin Röthemeyer

Head of Division “Sorgfaltspflichtengesetz", Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany 

Resources

DESIGN

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative:

European Parliament resolution on corporate due diligence and corporate accountability (“Wolters Report”)

European Commission - Sustainable corporate governance initiative

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European Parliament resolution on corporate due diligence and corporate accountability (“Wolters Report”)

European Parliament report on sustainable corporate governance (“Durand report”)

Council Conclusions on Human Rights and Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

European Commission - Study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain

The Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chain Initiative (INA) - Measures on Deforestation - Producing Countries’ Perspectives

German Agency for Business & Economic Development Help Desk on Business & Human Rights