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Webconference - Ecodiseño en Latinoamérica: experiencias y congreso EcodAl 2014

Objetivo General
Dar a conocer qué es el Ecodiseño y compartir experiencias de Ecodiseño en países de Latinoamérica, dar a conocer y difundir las actividades y atractivos del primer congreso latinoamericano de Ecodiseño.

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Temario
- Qué es y para qué sirve el Ecodiseño.
- Experiencias y proyectos de Ecodiseño en Latinoamérica.
- EcodAl 2014, primer congreso latinoamericano de Ecodiseño.
- Datos generales del congreso, fechas, ubicación, patrocinadores y auspiciadores, costos de participación en el congreso.

Traceability in Global Supply Chains: Minerals & Diamonds

The Global Compact, in collaboration with BSR, has developed "A Guide to Traceability: A Practical Approach to Advance Sustainability in Global Supply Chains”, which aims to identify common challenges and solutions to tracing materials through complex global supply chains, painting a global picture of best practice and providing a comprehensive view of key initiatives. Following a presentation of the guide, the webinar will explore the objectives and challenges unique to the mineral and diamond industry supply chain. The webinar will feature a panel of business speakers from the technology and jewelry industry and traceability scheme representatives.

Traceability in Global Supply Chains: Food & Agriculture

Supply chain traceability has become a key topic for companies around the globe in response to increasing regulatory pressure and consumer demand for responsibly sourced and produced goods and services. Following an initial surveying of the landscape of traceability issues companies currently face, the Global Compact, in collaboration with BSR, has developed "A Guide to Traceability: A Practical Approach to Advance Sustainability in Global Supply Chains”.

Cumulative Impacts on Human Rights

Frequently, human rights impacts experienced by peoples and communities are cumulative impacts, that is, the result of the combined actions of several companies or other actors. However, these impacts may not be picked up by corporate risk assessments, or may not be viewed through a human rights lens; further, government action may be lacking. How should a responsible company identify and address its incremental contribution to a cumulative human rights impact? How can it engage with other contributors, whether other companies, government or others to mitigate remaining impact? This webinar will address challenges and best practices in respect of cumulative human rights impacts.

Corporate Champions of Human Rights - Making Change from Within

This webinar will explore how corporate sustainability personnel can and are influencing their colleagues, playing a proactive role to help their organizations meet the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and create shared value for their business and society. The webinar will feature an interview with Christine Bader the author of a recently released book on an idealist working inside corporations to advance Human Rights. Additionally, corporate perspectives on winning over colleagues to the human rights agenda will be featured as well as effective strategies for change from within.

Corporate-Social Enterprise Collaborations to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Corporate-social enterprise collaboration holds potential to create resilient supply chains that support the development of vibrant communities. Yet there are several barriers, including size of procurement contracts, confidence of contract fulfilment and lack of awareness of opportunities in various tiers of the supply chain. This webinar aims to uncover the opportunities, challenges, potential solutions and impacts of integrating social enterprises in corporate supply chains through presenting examples of how businesses have meaningfully engaged with social enterprises.

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