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Promoting Responsible Business in Asia and the Pacific

Four days of immersive multi-stakeholder discussions

40

SESSIONS ON A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS

65

HOURS OF CONTENT

150+

SPEAKERS REPRESENTING ALL STAKEHOLDERS

30+

PARTNER ORGANISATIONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE FORUM PROGRAM

Draft Program

All times are displayed in Bangkok time zone (GMT+7)

1 June
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:00
13:30 - 15:00
15:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 19:00
Welcome
Opening Plenary: Discussion with Thought Leaders
Business and Human Rights in Asia:
From the First Decade to the Next​
Procurement for Impact: 
The Power of Women's Entrepreneurship to Create More Inclusive Value Chains
2021 International Year: 
Regaining the Lost Momentum in the Fight Against Child Labour
Access to Remedy and Corporate
Accountability Pathways in Asia-Pacific
The Future of Migrant Workers in International Supply Chains: 
Post-Pandemic Outlook on Migration, Human Rights and Business
Delivering Solutions at Scale:
Inclusive Businesses in South-East Asia, Innovations and Policy Actions
Business and Human Rights in the Digital Era: 
An Interactive Discussion on Priorities for Asia-Pacific
2 June
09:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
13:00 - 14:30
15:00 - 16:30
17:00 - 18:30
Responsible Business for the Future of Youth Employment in the Pacific
The Role of National Human Rights Institutions to Protect Human Rights Defenders
The State of Child Rights and Business in Asia-Pacfic
Turning the Tide on Labour Standards in the Fisheries Sector:
Looking to the Pacific
Business Responsibility and Collective Action to Uphold Environmental Rights
What Gets Measured Gets Managed:
A Discussion on Transparency to Advance Women's Economic Empowerment in Business
Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence:
A Potential Game Changer
Unseen, Undervalued Domestic Work Essential for All Business: 
Why Responsible Business Should Care About Care Work
Reimagining Business School Education with Responsible Management and Human Rights
Business and Human Rights in the Media: 
Converations for Change
3 June
09:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
13:00 - 14:30
15:00 - 16:30
Ensuring Migrant Voices in Grievance and Remediation Mechanisms: 
Generating Feedback Vital for Compliance and Due Diligence
Business and Human Rights, Gender and Technology
Engaging Business to Promote, Protect and Respect Children's Rights to a Healthy Environment
Mental Health in the World of Work in Times of COVID-19
Measuring Impact and Progress:
Asia-Pacific Launch of New Tools to Evaluate Business Respect for Human Rights
Sustainable Supply Chains:
Reaching the Lower Tiers
The Next Decade of Migration, Fashion and Human Rights
17:00 - 18:30
Confronting Hate Through Ethical Advertising: Together We CAN
4 June
09:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
13:00 - 14:30
Building a Decent Green Workplace in Asian Supply Chains
Transforming Women's Unpaid Care Work into Inclusive Business Opportunities:
What Does it Take?
Business Action to Avert the Climate Crisis
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
What Is Needed to Accelerate Progress Towards SDGs 5, 8 and 10 in the Asia and Pacific Region?
Responsible Business in Viet Nam's Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: 
What Way Ahead?
Safeguarding Civic Space:
Business Supporting to Human Rights Defenders to Safeguard the Environment
15:00 - 16:30
Closing Plenary: The Road Towards Responsible Business in Asia-Pacific
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Contact
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