Conflict Minerals GRC Webinar to Focus on OECD Guidelines by Adam Greene of USCIB.org

Open educational initiative to present thought-leadership and inspirational ideas for success in 3rd party ecosystem Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) commences on July 30th at the RiskWatch Virtual Town Hall Meeting Series.

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Adam Greene, Vice President of Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Governance,  USCIB.org, will speak at the RiskWatch Virtual Town Hall Meeting on ‘Why Ignorance of OECD Due Diligence Guidelines for Conflict Minerals is No Excuse!’

Adam Greene, Vice President of Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Governance, at United States Council for International Business (USCIB)

Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013

The RiskWatch Virtual Town Hall Meeting program is being launched as a series of webinars taking place in collaboration with thought-leaders from the industry, leading analysts firms and think-tanks. The debut session of the virtual town hall meeting series is being led by Adam Greene, Vice President of Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Governance, at United States Council for International Business (USCIB), in a session titled: ‘Why Ignorance of OECD Due Diligence Guidelines for Conflict Minerals is No Excuse!’

In this fact-filled webinar session, participants will gain behind-the-scenes insights into the OECD Guidelines for Due Diligence on Conflict Minerals and learn why procurement and compliance professionals as well as C-level executives should care about the OECD guidelines as they prepare for compliance under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

As Vice President of Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Governance, Adam Greene is responsible for USCIB policy and programs on corporate responsibility, international labor standards and corporate governance. He manages USCIB engagement with international corporate responsibility principles, codes of conduct and multi-stakeholder initiatives. His focus areas include business and human rights, supply chain management, conflict minerals, stakeholder engagement, corporate reporting and social investment. He was actively engaged in the development of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the revised OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the ISO 26000 guidance standard on Social Responsibility, and works closely with the UN Global Compact. He also manages USCIB activities on labor and employment policy, including the development of international labor standards in the International Labor Organization (ILO) and employment policy in the OECD. He leads USCIB work in the areas of trade and labor, working conditions in supply chains, human trafficking, forced labor and child labor. Additionally, he manages USCIB programs on corporate governance, centered on the revision of the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance.

The webinar ‘Why Ignorance of OECD Due Diligence Guidelines for Conflict Minerals is No Excuse!’ will take place entirely online on Tuesday 30th July, 2013 from 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm EDT. Further information and registration is available at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/538888130.

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The RiskWatch Virtual Town Hall Meeting Series is a free ongoing educational program under the theme "3rd party ecosystem (3PE) risks in a changing climate of regulations and activism" to help customers manage their external risks with better information while using Integrity360, RiskWatch’s GRC software-as-a-service module for 3PE risks. For more information on RiskWatch’s suite of SaaS offerings, visit http://www.riskwatch.com.


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