Dates: 26-27 January

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Venue: Government Offices Building: Centralposthuset, Mästersamuelsgatan 24,

PROGRAM: Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Arctic
Day 1 (26 January)

Moderator: Fredrik Erixon

12.00             Light welcome luncheon

13.00             Introduction: Minister for Trade (tbc)

13.20             International legal framework – the revised OECD guidelines: OECD Representative

13.50             How different stakeholders work with CSR

  • Government experience: Are-Jostein Norheim CSR Ambassador, Norway and Lisa Svensson CSR ambassador, Sweden
  • Business: World Ocean Council – Paul Holthus
  • Labour organization:
  • Indigenous peoples: Sami Council – Anders Blom

14.45             Wrap-up and launch of break-out sessions

15.00             Coffee and tea

15.30             Break-out sessions in horizontally composed groups

  • Human rights, facilitator
  • Labour law, facilitator
  • Environment, facilitator
  • Anti-corruption, facilitator: ambassador Birgitta Nygren

16.45             Halfway assessment

19.00            Dinner at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (for participants of the workshop) hosted by State Secretary Gunnar Oom

Day 2 (27 January)

Moderator: Fredrik Erixon

09.00  Facilitator’s reports from break-out sessions

  • Human rights, facilitator
  • Labour law, facilitator
  • Environment, facilitator
  • Anti-corruption, facilitator

10.45            Coffee and tea

11.00            Panel discussion – way ahead

12.00            Conclusions and next steps; Workshop report to minister

13.00            Closure