Kick-Off von OECD-FAO Leitfaden zu Entwaldung mit BMZ

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) will support the OECD and FAO in the development of an "OECD-FAO Practical Business Tool on Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Due Diligence in Agricultural Supply Chains".

 

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) will support the OECD and FAO in the development of an "OECD-FAO Practical Business Tool on Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Due Diligence in Agricultural Supply Chains", implemented by GIZ. A side event at this year's OECD Forum on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) on 17 June, 10:00 – 11:30 CEST, with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Environment as well as civil society and the private sector will gather initial perspectives from stakeholders on this.

 

Speakers are

  • Michael Krake, Director General, BMZ  
  • Joanna Drake, Deputy Director General, DG ENV, European Commission 
  • Shivani Kannabhiran, Agricultural Sector Lead, Centre for Responsible Business Conduct, OECD  
  • Caroline Merle, Forestry Officer, REDD+ Team, Forestry Division, FAO 
  • Joris Oldenziel, National Contact Point for Responsible Business Conduct, the Netherlands 
  • Nicole Polsterer, Sustainable Consumption and Production Campaigner, Fern   
  • Ian Suwarganda, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Golden Agri-Resources  (GAR)  
  • Vicente Balseca Hernandez, Ethical & Sustainability Project Manager, Chocolatier Galler 

 

The event will be moderated by Pascal Liu, Senior Economist and Lead, Responsible Global Value Chains, Markets and Trade Division, FAO.

 

Find further information and registration here.