|RT7: Next Steps for Responsible Soy|
May 23rd and 24th 2012
The RT7 will be an opportunity to share first experiences with RTRS certification, suggest on how to link supply and demand, present RTRS-related projects, and discuss challenging issues as a result of the production of soy. Invited speakers will share their views on the definition of future actions to strengthen the position of the global multi-stakeholder platform for responsible soy in sustainability. Representatives of the soy industry, NGOs that work on the transformation of the sector, governmental representatives engaged on related projects, as well as several South American and Asian producers will be presenting their initiatives on the next steps for responsible soy.
From the feed industry and the trading sector
Mark Murphy, Assistant Vice President, Cargill Corporate Affairs, and Executive Director, Cargill Foundation, USA
Patrick Vanden Avenne, President, FEFAC, EUROPE
Claes Johansson, Sustainability Manager, Lantmännen, SWEDEN
Ruud Tijssens, President, FEFAC Task Force Sustainability, EUROPE
Karst Velinga, CEFETRA, THE NETHERLANDS
From the retail sector
Quentin Clark, Head of Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing, Waitrose, UK
Karin Bogaers, Advisor Product Integrity, Royal Ahold, THE NETHERLANDS
From the South American and Asian production sector
Cristofer André Garanhani, Social Director, FAPCEN, BRAZIL
Ashok Kumar/Ashis Mondal India Soy Forum, ASA, INDIA
Governmental and NGOs representatives
Roald Lapperre, Managing Director of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, responsible for the European Agricultural Policies and Food Security, THE NETHERLANDS
Daniel Nepstad, IPAM, BRAZIL
Cassio Franco, WWF, BRAZIL
CONFERENCE VENUE AND HOTEL RESERVATIONS
The RT7 will take place on May 23rd and 24th (during the morning) at the Park Inn Heathrow Hotel, London (UK). If you want to book a room there, you can contact the hotel at email@example.com. If you mention the code “CONC2311”, you can get a special rate of £159 that includes Bed & Breakfast. The number of rooms is limited, so we suggest making early reservations.
We look forward to your participation.
For further information, please contact the RTRS Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative – supports the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association http://www.idhsustainabletrade.com/
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