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Wednesday 08 February 2023
10:30 - 12:00

Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

Seminar: Workers’ rights and fair competition – the case for a strong Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence  (CSDD)

 

Date:                 8th of February 2023
Time:                 10.30am-12am
Location:          European Parliament (room TBC)
 
The Swedish Trade Union Confederations would like to invite you to a seminar on the Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD), hosted by Member of Parliament Ilan de Basso (S&D). The seminar aims to discuss how to ensure workers’ rights and fair competition and a directive that makes a difference on the ground in Europe and in third countries. Speakers will include Lara Wolters, Vice-Chair Committee on Legal Affairs, rapporteur CSDD directive (European Parliament), Blake Harwell, Senior Policy Advisor and coordinator of the TUAC Working Group on Multinational Enterprises (OECD), Ludde Pruttkudde, Director Corporate Sustainability (ERICSSON), and Therese Guovelin, First Vice-President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO).  
 
Please find a draft programme below. We’re looking forward to seeing you in the European Parliament on the 8th of February.
 
Ilan de Basso, Member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
Therese Guovelin, First Vice-President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO)
 
On behalf of the,
 
The Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO)
The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO)
The Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (Saco)

 
DRAFT PROGRAMME
 
10.30 Welcome by the organisers
Ilan de Basso, Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, European Parliament
Therese Guovelin, First Vice-President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation
 
10.40 Introduction by moderator
Isabella Schömann, Deputy-Secretary General, European Trade Union Confederation
 
10.45 A directive on corporate sustainability due diligence (CSDD) that makes a difference for workers
Therese Guovelin, First Vice-President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation
 
10.55 The existing regulatory framework and why it has to change
Blake Harwell, Senior Policy Advisor and coordinator of the TUAC WG on Multinational Enterprises, OECD
 
11.10 Making a difference on the ground in third countries
Trade union representative from a third country (TBC)
 
11.20 Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence in practice
Representative from Ericsson (TBC)
 
11.30 Panel discussion and interaction with audience: How to ensure a strong CSDD directive that makes a difference for workers
Lara Wolters, Vice-Chair Committee on Legal Affairs, rapporteur CSDD directive, European Parliament
Ilan de Basso, Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, European Parliament
Samira Rafaela, Committee on International Trade, shadow rapporteur CSDD directive, European Parliament (TBC)
Blake Harwell, Senior Policy Advisor and coordinator of the TUAC WG on Multinational Enterprises, OECD
 
Moderated by Isabella Schömann, Deputy-Secretary General, ETUC
 
11.55 Wrap up and next steps
Therese Guovelin, Therese Guovelin, First Vice-President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation
 
12.00 Lunch sandwiches and drinks

 

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