Events and workshops
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Human Rights Resources and Energy Collaborative
AusNCP Independent Examiner John Southalan presented to a meeting of the Human Rights Resource and Energy Collaborative in Perth.
The presentation gave an overview of the OECD Guidelines, NCP cases, and a summary of aspects relevant to the resources sector.
9th OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector
The Forum brings together representatives of government, business, trade unions and civil society to review progress on the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector
The OECD Guidelines and Environmentally Responsible Business Conduct
AusNCP Independent Examiner John Southalan presented at a workshop organised by the National Environmental Law Association (WA) and Curtin Law School in Perth.
The workshop provided an overview of the application of the OECD Guidelines to cases involving environmental issues and examines the practicalities of a complaint to the AusNCP.
Business and human rights in practice: Webinar for legal practitioners on Australia’s unique complaints mechanism
An increasing number of human rights complaints about multinational enterprises are being brought to the Australian National Contact Point for Responsible Business Conduct (AusNCP).
AusNCP Independent Examiner and barrister, Shanta Martin, presented a webinar covering what makes the AusNCP structure and process unique, how it works, current complaint trends and outcomes, and factors to consider when practitioners are faced with a case that could lead to a complaint under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
2022 State Conference of National Environmental Law Association (WA)
AusNCP Independent Examiner John Southalan presented at the Western Australia State Conference of the National Environmental Law Association. In a session on Climate Change and Policy, Mr Southalan gave an overview of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and environmental aspects of responsible business conduct.
OECD Forum on Resilient Supply Chains
The Forum targeted the public and private sectors to build greater supply chain resilience and allow discussions between stakeholders to explore the benefits and risks of globalisation.
9th OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment
The Forum targeted the public and private sectors to discuss actions toward sustainable finance issues. This year’s theme is “Moving from commitments to actions in the decade for delivery: towards impactful green and sustainable finance”.
15th OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains
Hosted by the OECD, the Forum reviewed progress on the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict‑Affected and High-Risk Areas
The Forum had a particular focus on critical minerals and the supply chain due diligence necessary for critical minerals to contribute to a just low‑carbon transition.
ESG Issues for Business: Implications of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
The AusNCP, Norton Rose Fulbright and The University of Western Australia hosted a webinar on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues for business. The webinar covered what the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises mean for businesses operating in, or from, Australia, and the AusNCP complaints process.
OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector
The Forum brings together representatives of government, business, trade unions and civil society to review progress on the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector [PDF 2.0MB]
OECD Public Consultation for the draft Recommendation on the Role of Governments in promoting RBC
The draft OECD Recommendation focuses on the ways in which governments can drive, support or promote responsible business practices. The draft (non‑legally binding) Recommendation brings together existing OECD legal instruments and other guidance into a single document. The OECD launched a public consultation which closed on 16 January 2022 to ensure that the draft Recommendation benefits from the views and experiences of all relevant stakeholders.
The AusNCP complaints process - webinar for legal practitioners
The AusNCP hosted a webinar for legal practitioners on Thursday 21 October. The webinar covered how the AusNCP complaints process works under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, including good offices conciliation and confidentiality processes, and role of the Independent Examiner. The webinar was presented by John Southalan, AusNCP Independent Examiner and the AusNCP Secretariat.