Responsible Supply Chains in Asia

ILO-MOHRSS technical seminar on promoting decent work in global supply chains in China

The ILO and the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security are hosting an event in Beijing to discuss the promotion of decent work in global supply chains. High level participants from multinational and national businesses, sectoral associations, employers’ and workers’ organizations, government agencies and international organizations will discuss the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project and its focus on the electronics and textiles sectors.

Programme

8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00  Opening Session

Moderator: Ms. Qian Xiaoyan, Deputy Director-General of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS)

Opening remarks
Ms. Qian Xiaoyan, Deputy Director-General of International Cooperation Department, MOHRSS
Ms. Irene Chang Zhou, Labour Law Specialist, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia
Mr. Thomas Langelaar, Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union (EU)
Mr. Zheng Dongliang, Party Secretary of Chinese Academy of Labour and Social Security (CALSS)

9:20 - 10:35 Session 1: Responsible Supply Chains and Decent Work: Practices and Challenges

Moderator: Ms. Qian Xiaoyan, Deputy Director-General of International Cooperation Department, MOHRSS

Mr. Fredy Guayacan, Program Manager of Responsible Supply Chains in Asia, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Ms. Wang Xiaojing, Director of Finance, Trade, Textile and Tabaco Sectoral Trade Union of All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU)
Ms. Wang Fengzuo, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department, China Enterprise Confederation (CEC)
Mr. Lin Bin, Executive Deputy Editor, China Private Enterprises Social Responsibility Report Compilation Committee of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC)

10:50 - 12:10 Session 1: Responsible Supply Chains and Decent Work: Practices and Challenges (Continued)

Moderator: Mr. Fredy Guayacan, Program Manager of Responsible Supply Chains in Asia, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Ms. Li Tiantian, Program Manager , China Chamber of Commerce of Metals Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters (CCCMC)
Mr. Yu Zhihong, President and Chief Editor of China Sustainability Tribune
Mr. Huang Yan, Professor of South China University of Technology
Mr. Sun Zhongwei, Associate Professor of East China University of Science And Technology
Ms. Joyce Chau Director Asia Pacific of amfori

12:10 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:30 Session 2: Responsible Supply Chains and Decent Work in Electronics Sector: Practices and Challenges

Moderator: Mr. Jia Jie, Director of International Cooperation Department of MOHRSS

Mr. Xiong Huajun, Deputy Secretary-General, CSR committee of China Electronic Standard Association
Mr. Paul Xie, Senior Advisor, Project Management, Dell China
Mr. Bian Shunxi, Director of CSR & SRM, Orange
Ms. Zhou Di, HR Director, Flextronics Electronics Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.
Mr. Yao Bo, Deputy Manager of Administration Division, Mektec Manufacturing Corporation

15:45 - 17:45 Session 3: Responsible Supply Chains and Decent Work in Textiles Sector: Practices and Challenges

Moderator: Mr. Dai Xiaochu, Deputy Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

Ms. Zhang Juan, Researcher of Office for Social Responsibility China National Textiles and Apparel Council (CNTAC)
Ms. Sunny Qin, Member Relationship and Learning Manager, SEDEX
Mr. Peter Yang knit supply chain sustainability manager H&M Production Office
Ms. Zhao Guangyan, HR/CSR Manager, Shanghai Huaxiang Woolen Dressing Co., Ltd.
Mr. Song Jianhong, HR Director, Xinfengming Group Co., Ltd.
Mr. Deng Qinghui, Vice-General Manager, Hongtai China Co., Ltd.

17:45 - 18:00 The Way Forward

Mr. Wang Wenzhen, Director of Research Office of Labour & Social Security Law, Chinese Academy of Labour and Social Security (CALSS)
Mr. Dai Xiaochu, Deputy Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

18:00  Networking and Dinner