MEMBER’S DAY

4 June 2024

8:00 AM

Welcome Coffee and Registration

9:00 AM

amfori General Assembly 2024

10:15 AM

Keynote speech ‘Rethinking Value’  

Prof. Dr Wayne Visser, Chair in Sustainable Transformation, Professor of Integrated Value, Academic Director of the Sustainable Transformation Lab

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Keynote speech ‘Rethinking Value’

6 Essential Steps for Earning Back Trust In this keynote, Dr Visser shows how the conception and practice of value creation by business has evolved over time and is now focused on integrated value. Using inspiring examples, he shares how the world’s most admired companies are following six steps to integrate sustainability into their strategies and operations.

10:45 AM

Coffee break

11:15 AM

Fireside Chat 

Linda Kromjong, President, amfori
Leon Mol, Chair of the BoD, amfori / Ahold Delaize

11:45 AM

Parallel Practical Workshops ‘Navigating the ESG Landscape’:

  • How to master your ESG Due Diligence and Reporting Odyssey?
    Moderator: Youri Groenhart, Product Manager Governance, amfori
  • Understanding Risk Assesment in Supply Chains
    Moderator: Bruno Güemes, Product Manager Environment, amfori 
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Workshop ‘Understanding Risk Assessment in Supply Chains’

This workshop will be an opportunity to explore the crucial role of risk assessment in supply chains. Despite its complexity and the various challenges that companies may face when engaging into risk assessment, it is an essential process that must be carryout out as part of due diligence. In this workshop, participants will discover what are the existing tools and methodologies available to support and ensure the most accurate results. It will also helps understand that risk assessment is not a one-time task but rather a continuous process, necessary for any company willing to continuously improve its responsible business practices. Engage in this workshop and learn through practical exercise, how BEPI risk assessment can help in addressing challenges effectively.

  • amfori BSCI Monitoring: Tackling Audit Integrity Challenges
    Moderator: Aubree Evangelista, Product Manager Social, amfori
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Workshop amfori BSCI Monitoring: Tackling Audit Integrity Challenges

amfori BSCI provides amfori members with access to high-quality social audits and other monitoring activities to help identify, prevent, mitigate, account for and remediate labour risks. This workshop is designed for participants seeking to enhance the integrity of social audits and drive continuous improvement. Join this workshop where best practices will be emphasized and practical examples of the implementation of amfori BSCI monitoring will be given. Participants will gain valuable insights on how to successfully implement the amfori BSCI monitoring approach and how to ensure both the risk-based auditing approach and audit integrity. Thanks to a collaborative session, members will learn from each other about the practical implementation of amfori BSCI Social Compliance Audits.  

  • Forced Labour – Discussing Challenges and Possible Solutions
    Moderators: Laura Wauters, Sustainability Expert & Stuart Newman, Senior Advocacy and Engagement Advisor, amfori

1:00 PM

Networking lunch

2:30 PM

Parallel Practical Workshops ‘Navigating the ESG Landscape’:

  • How to master your ESG Due Diligence and Reporting Odyssey?
    Moderator: Youri Groenhart, Product Manager Governance, amfori
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Workshop ‘How to master your ESG Due Diligence and Reporting Odyssey?

This immersive workshop will introduce the latest user-friendly amfori due diligence and reporting product. Aligned with the OECD guidelines, this new product will offer streamlines for companies’ ESG journey, transforming data into actionable insights and stakeholder reporting. This innovative solution will pragmatically integrate data from amfori BSCI and amfori BEPI, complemented by external ESG risk-data to identify material issues tailored to each sector and sourcing regions. This workshop is intended to foster shared experience on the challenges companies face when exercising due diligence and reporting, but also to generate a comprehensive report that captures the different steps within this process. Participants will learn how amfori can empower their Due Diligence journey with this new flagship product.

  • Understanding Risk Assesment in Supply Chains
    Moderator: Bruno Güemes, Product Manager Environment, amfori 
    • amfori BSCI Monitoring: Tackling Audit Integrity Challenges
      Moderator: Aubree Evangelista, Product Manager Social, amfori
    • Forced Labour – Discussing Challenges and Possible Solutions
      Moderators: Laura Wauters, Sustainability Expert & Stuart Newman, Senior Advocacy and Engagement Advisor, amfori

    3:45 PM

    Coffee break

    4:15 PM

    Presentations – Experience Exchange: ‘Due Diligence Journey in Practice’. Members’ stories.

    5:30 PM

    Conclusion

    6:00 PM

    Networking Cocktail

    MEMBERS AND PUBLIC

    5 June 2024

    8:15 AM

    Coffee and Registration

    9:00 AM

    Welcome 

    Kathy Roussel, Head of Advocacy & Engagement, amfori

    9:15 AM

    Keynote speech ‘Sustainability Challenges and Opportunities’

    Speaker: TBC

    9:45 AM

    Panel Discussion ‘Bridging Sustainability Due Diligence and Disclosure: a Win-Win’ 

    Richard Gardiner, Head of EU Policy, the World Benchmarking Alliance
    Rae Lindsay, Partner, Clifford Chance
    Zsofia Kerecsen, Team Leader Corporate Governance Policy, DG JUST, European Commission
    Norma Wouters-Snell, Network Representative (the Netherlands), amfori

    Moderator: Valentina Bolognesi, Senior Advocacy and Engagement Advisor, amfori

    11:00 AM

    Coffee break

    11:40 AM

    Interactive Presentation: ‘ESG Due Diligence Steps in Practice’

    Aubree Evangelista, Product Manager Social, amfori 
    Bruno Güemes, Product Manager Environment, amfori
    Youri Groenhart, Product Manager Governance, amfori

    Moderator: TBC

    12:45 PM

    Networking lunch

    2:15 PM

    Panel Discussion ‘Reporting with Impact: what Preconditions for Transparency in the Supply Chain?’

    Fredré Ferreira, Leading on Value Chain and Governance, EFRAG

    Ester Asin Martinez, Director – European Policy Office, WWF


    Moderator
    :
    Amanda Soler Guzman, Advocacy & Engagement Advisor (Environment), amfori

    3:30 PM

    Closing

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