Agenda, Second Meeting, 22/9/2003, Brussels

EU MULTI STAKEHOLDER FORUM ON CSR

Round Table "Diversity, convergence and transparency of CSR practices and tools"
Second Meeting, 22/9/2003, Brussels



Agenda

Welcome & Introduction

Bernard Jansen, Director, DG Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission
Penny Walker, Rapporteur

Setting the context

The impact of reporting
Philip Monaghan, Senior Researcher, Accountability
Catherine Rubbens, Programme Manager, CSR Europe

Benchmarking Corporate Sustainability Reporting
Nick Robinson, Sustainability

Open discussion with structured input by stakeholders

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Paul Hohnen, Director, Strategic Development, GRI
Chris Tuppen, BT
Dwight Justice, ICFTU

Open discussion

The French NRE Law

François Fatoux, ORSE (Observatoire sur la Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises)

Open discussion with structured input by stakeholders

First identification of drivers, critical success factors, barriers and actions

Penny Walker, Rapporteur

Open discussion

Company & Stakeholder experience on reporting

Michel Picard, Director Environment Issues, Lafarge
Oliver Rapf, Senior Policy Officer, WWF
Eric Brassart, FO

Open Discussion

Sectorial Approach: the tour operators case

Giulia Carbone, Associate Programme Officer – Sustainable Tourism UNEP
Dr. Tom Selanniemi, Manager for Sustainable Tourism Aurinkomatkat-Suntours
Gabriele Guglielmi, FILCAMS CGIL (text)

Open Discussion

Setting the context

The market of SRI and Sustainability Indices in Europe: overview and trends
Matt Christensen, executive director, Eurosif
Matteo Bartolomeo, President, Avanzi SRI research
Adeline Hinderer, programme coordinator, CSR Europe

Eurosif transparency guidelines

A UK Survey
Bryan Cress, Senior adviser, CBI

Open discussion

SRI seen from different perspectives: drivers, obstacles, success factors

Herwig Peeters, Director, Ethibel
Will Oulton, strategic advisor, FTSE4Good
Peter Ramm, Siemens
Larry Chen, UBS
Ruggero Bodo, Sodalitas
Angela Bracci, SRI manager Markets Area, Italian Banking Association

Open discussion

Lessons learned: Identification of drivers, success factors, barriers and actions from both meetings of the Round Table

Penny Walker, Rapporteur

Open discussion and identification of areas of general consensus

Conclusions

Bernard Jansen, Director, DG Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission
Penny Walker, Rapporteur