Responsible Supply Chains in Asia

Thailand: Peer learning on socially responsible business practices in the poultry sector

The ILO, in collaboration with Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT), Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association, Thai Poultry Veterinary Association and Thai Feed Mill Association is co-hosting a forum on peer learning on socially responsible business practices in the poultry sector.

Peer learning on socially responsible business practices in the poultry sector

Good Labour Practices in supply chains: a competitive factor for the meat sector in a globalised world

This event aims to engage poultry exporters and their suppliers of different size, location and level of experience in implementing actions on responsible business conduct. The focus of the event is learning about current efforts in the sector and to design a joint-programme among associations to address key challenges. Participants are actors throughout the poultry supply chain including, but not limited to, processing industry, broiler industry, feed mill industry and those who produce raw inputs for feed mills.

24 May 2019, 8.30 – 15.30
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Thailand
155/1 Soi Mahadlekluang 1 Ratchadamri Road Lumphini Bangkok, 10, 10330, Thailand

Draft Agenda

8.30 - 9.00 Registration

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome and keynote addresses

• Mr. Graeme Buckley, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific and Country office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic
• Mr. Kukrit Arepagorn, Manager, Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association (TBPEA)
• Mrs. Siriwan Romchattong, Director General, Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT) (TBC)

9.15-9.30 Photo session

9.30 – 12.00 Facilitation session

• Introduction to the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia project
• Introduction to the facilitators and Chatham house rule
• Identification of good practices and common challenges in managing supply chains in the poultry industry
• Making teams around common challenges
• Problem framing and opportunity statement

12.00– 13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 International policy framework, tools and good examples to address labour issues in the supply chains 

• Mr. Wade Bromley, Specialist on Employers’ Activities
• Mr. Dong Eung Lee, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities
• Ms Kuanruthai Siripattanakosol, National Project Coordinator, Triangle

14.00 – 15.00 Ideas and co creating a work plan and activities to address common challenges

15.00 – 15.30 Concluding remarks and next steps by Fredy Guayacan, Programme Manager, Responsible Supply Chains in Asia