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  • Human Rights and Finance: Next steps for EU Policy

    22 February 2018

    This event is organised by ShareAction

    Hosted by Bas Eickhout, MEP

    RSVP to Sunniva Gautvik

    Join us in this event to discuss how the European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan should ensure a strong role for human rights in the future of European financial regulation.

    Speakers include:

    • Margaret Wachenfeld, Managing Director, Themis Research and Advisory Council Corporate Human Rights Benchmark
    • Sabina Timco Iacazzi, Lead, Social Issues and Human Rights, UNEP FI
    • Angel Pes Guixa, Deputy Director, CaixaBank
    • Filip Gregor, Head of Responsible Companies, Frank Bold
    • Anne van Schaik, Accountable Finance Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Europe
    • Isabel Ebert, Representative for Western Europe, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

    The event is free of charge but registration is required and places are limited. RSVP to Sunniva Gautvik.

    February 22, 2018. 9h – 12h

    European Parliament

    Room: Altiero Spinelli A5E1 

    Panel I:

    Legal duties of investors and company directors: what role for human rights due diligence?

    Panel ll:

    Stakeholder dialogue on retail banking, trade unions and the UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights: making the links with the sustainable finance agenda.

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