> Vancouver report on Risk Mitigation & CSR seminar
The Chamber held its acclaimed Risk Mitigation and Corporate Social Responsibility seminar for the first time in Vancouver on April 28, 2011 with Premier Sponsors Fasken Martineau LLP, Hatch and International SOS. Partners included AME BC, CIM, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, MineAfrica, On the Ground Group and PDAC. This full-day seminar explained in detail how companies can mitigate their risk in Africa, Latin America and other emerging markets through the implementation of effective CSR programs. The program featured expert speakers, questions and answers, case studies by successful Canadian companies and excellent networking opportunities.
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1- click here - The Legal Structure behind Corporate Social Responsibility: is this still a "voluntary" concept? - Kevin O'Callaghan, Partner, Fasken Martineau LLP
2 - click here - Dealing with Community Health to Better Manage Operational Risks - Julie McCashin, Vice President, Health Services Development, Americas Region, International SOS
3 - click here - Building your CSR Strategy, Dila Ersenkal, Senior Consultant, Hatch
4 - click here - Equator Principles: Managing Environmental and Social Risk in Mining Projects - Jake Lang, Lead Metallurgist, SGS
5 - click here - Opportunities for Managing Community Relations through the Supply Chain - Monica Ospina, Director, O trade and market access
6 - click here - China vs. Canada: Battleground Africa - Radcliffe Dockery, President and Chief Executive Officer, HigherEye Training and Consulting
7 - click here - Avoiding Corruption in International Mining Projects: Risk Management and Compliance Strategies - Janne Duncan, Partner, Macleod Dixon LLP
8 - click here - The Banro Foundation: Investing in Long Term Community Development in the Eastern Congo - Martin Jones, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Banro Corporation
9 - click here - Deriving Value from Corporate Responsibility Initiatives by engaging the Extended Organizational Community - Warren Te Brugge, President, Manzimvula Ventures, Inc.
10 - click here - Operationalizing the Ruggie Framework: The business case for Human Rights Due Diligence - Michael Auerbach, Vice President, Social Risk Consulting, Control Risks
11 - click here - Guidelines for Sustainable Community Development: Case -Studies from the Global South - Kevin McCort, President and Chief Executive Officer, CARE Canada
12 - click here - Who Are You And What Have You Done With My Banker? CSR As A Risk Mitigant - Bryan Hughes, District Manager, Export Development Canada
13 - click here - Mineral Exploration, CSR and Beyond- Laureen Whyte, Principal, Arbutus Consulting and Member, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) CSR and Aboriginal Affairs Committees, PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada)
14 - click here - The role of the CSR Centre for Excellence in Extractive Resources - Joe Ringwald, member of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility and Vice President, Mining, Selwyn Resources