1. Ma Jun on business & the environment in China – Mary Robinson Speaker Series 2011, New York

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    Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs in Beijing, is China’s pre-eminent environmentalist. In 2006, Time magazine named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre was honored that he was the keynote speaker at the second event in its annual “Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights” in New York City, on 7 November 2011. Hear him talk about his work exposing water pollution in China, and pushing companies within and sourcing from China to address the issue. Full programme: “Business, the environment and human rights: The state of play in China” For each speaker the time on the video at which their talk begins is indicated in parentheses. - [0.0] Introduction by representatives of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: Mila Rosenthal and Ulf Karlberg (board members); Christopher Avery (Director); Annabel Short (Program Director) - [12.19] Mayling Chan – Hong Kong-based Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: “Business & human rights: Challenges and opportunities in China, Taiwan & Singapore” - [22.20] Mary Robinson – President of Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and President of Ireland, introducing Ma Jun - [30.58] Keynote speaker: Ma Jun – China's pre-eminent environmental advocate: “Environmental Challenges and China's Green Choice” - [50.58] Observation and question by Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council and Ma Jun's response - [59.45] Observation and question by Andrew Nathan, Professor of Political Science at Columbia University (research interests include Chinese politics, human rights), and Ma Jun's response - [1hr 9.40] Q&A with the audience

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    • ECR Europe Conference - Brussels 2011 - Plenary 2 - Working together in Europe

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      A LEARNING JOURNEY TO GREATER CONSUMER SATISFACTION A brief introduction to the work of the International Commerce Institute by Robert Wilkinson, Vice President Strategic Industry Development, The Coca-Cola Company, will be followed by two examples of leading-edge thinking and collaborative practices driving greater consumer satisfaction. Jon Fleetwood, Global Account Director, Coca-Cola, and Anna Grabowska, Commercial Director, Tesco Poland, will give an account of how collaboration is meeting consumer needs better; Angélique Wouters, Chief Digital Officer, Selexyz, will explain how book retailing is meeting changing needs. THE CONSUMER AND SHOPPER JOURNEY Andrew Morgan, President Europe, Diageo, and Nikos Veropoulos, CEO, Veropoulos Group, will explain how and why a shared approach by suppliers and retailers creates a better understanding of the journey to purchase and consumption – bringing shopper satisfaction and company growth. MAKING SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION THE POINT OF DIFFERENCE With energy and other input costs rising by a third in the last five years, grocery margins are being squeezed and businesses are focusing even more on bottom-line efficiency. On-shelf availability is the first moment of truth. Inventory levels play a critical role in either driving up service or increasing cost. Gavin Chappell, Supply Director, Asda, Chris Tyas, Head of Supply Chain, Nestlé Europe, and Matt Wood, Head of Non Food Supply, Asda, will describe two high-profile ECR projects exploring these dynamics and offer a navigation framework. THE 3-D EFFECT OF BUSINESS INFORMATION – THE NEW AGE OF INFORMATION SHARING AND USAGE An introductory film will present the 3-D effect of business information throughout the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the final shopper in retail stores. Following this, Ghislain Esquerre, Supply Chain Competence Center Director, Carrefour, Jochen Rackebrandt, Director Customer Supply Chain Development Europe, Kraft Foods, and Jörg Pretzel, CEO, GS1 Germany, will describe how European initiatives are being consolidated and retailers and suppliers are being brought together to turn business information into better trade item and POS data exchanges.

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      • Burlington County Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Roundtable 09/11/2012 - “Making Green by Going Green”

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        In this Burlington County Chamber Roundtable, recorded 9/11/2012, learn how Sustainable Practices: Improve your Bottom Line Improve Efficiency and Lower Costs Attract and Engage Top Millennial Talent Provide a Competitive Advantage our panel of speakers present on topics ranging from the benefits of energy audits, green manufacturing and supply chain and sustainable strategy on customers, employees and investors. This presentation is designed to help you begin your sustainable journey and to make green by going green. Speakers: Kristina Kohl, EVP, Sustainable Strategies, HRComputes Susan Leonard Duke, President, Enterprise Wide Technologies Anthony Scalamandre, Polaris Consulting Engineers, PC Jennifer Souder, Rutgers Center for Green Building

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        • Supply Chain Summit 061510 Part 1 - Lead Time Reduction

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          Michael G. Beason, Moderator Hal Buddenbohm, ITT Kenny Heifner, SMS Technologies Joseph Jahn, Vaupell Marzel Neckien, W Machine Works Gary McKittrick, Woodward Shakeb Kahn, Parker Aerospace Topic: Lead Time Reduction

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          • CUF 2011 Panel: Restarting the Economy: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Small Businesses Pt. 2 of 3

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            With so many Americans now unemployed and the economy still struggling to get into a high gear, the country badly needs small businesses to work their magic. Small businesses created roughly two thirds of all new jobs in the United States over the past 15 years, but they are also the nation's turnaround specialists: Small firms almost single handedly sparked the economic recovery during the nation's two previous recessions. But this time, small firms have been struggling, too. This conference focused on what the private and public sectors can do to help more of the nation's small businesses expand and create job-and serve as a catalyst for economic growth. The panel featured some of the nation's leading thinkers about strategies for small business growth. Panel 1: A National Conversation About Sparking Small Business Growth Bruce Katz, Vice President and Founding Director, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program Mary Kay Leonard, President and CEO, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) Stanley S. Litow, IBM's Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs and President of IBM's Foundation Robert Walsh, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services Pt. 1 of 3 - Welcoming Remarks and Presentation of CUF Supply Chain Survey - http://vimeo.com/20979961 Pt. 3 of 3 - Panel 2: A New York Perspective: Helping Small Firms Grow to the Next Level - http://vimeo.com/20979125

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            • November 2010 A&D Supply Chain Summit Part 1

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              Panel members are: Michael G. Beason - Moderator/SEA Warren Fox - Northrop Grumman Steve Loye - Goodrich Douglas Greene - Hixson Metal Finishing Marzel Neckien - W Machine Works Frank Thompson - Parker Aerospace William Alderman - Alderman & Company

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              • Improving access to essential maternal health medicines

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                Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 This panel discussed the importance of essential health medicines including those for hemorrhage and hypertensive disorders (especially oxytocin, misoprostol, and magnesium sulphate), iron deficiencies, and newborn health (amoxicillin for pneumonia and chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care). Malik spoke on The Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services Program with Management Sciences for Health and USAID on the estimated needs of essential maternal health medicines for specific countries (in regard to estimated need and actual use). Wendt discussed the iron deficiencies in Bihar, India and the investigation as to why these deficiencies are so high when an anemia program is already in place in the area. Factors inhibiting the distribution included: lack of awareness of existing protocols as well as role confusion, and lack of coordination and training among frontline workers. Metzler presented the functionality of a supply chain of some very basic drugs such as chlorhexidine and how they can be sourced, manufactured, produced, distributed and potentially imported. Metzler shared the idea of a checklist to provide as an assessment tool to countries to provide high-quality drugs at low cost. Briggs reported on the research done in Kenya and Rwanda on the availability and management of maternal health medicines and supplies. The team found that standard operating procedures, while being put in place, were not necessarily followed to the specified guidelines nor were recorded properly. In addition, refrigerators for those drugs needing to be kept within the cold chain were often not working properly, which was a complex issue for certain drugs. Moderator: Deborah Armbruster, USAID Estimation of the unmet need for essential maternal health medicines Maheen Malik, Management Sciences for Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/M%20Malik%20unmet%20need%20abstract.pdf PPT Slides: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/a_Unmet%20need_Arusha--final%20revised%2014-1.pdf Identifying bottlenecks and opportunities in the iron and folic acid supply chain in Bihar, India Amanda Wendt, Emory University Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Wendt%20651.pdf PPT Slides: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/b_GMCH%20Presentation_Wendt.pdf Production strategy for increasing access to high-quality, affordable medicines Mutsumi Metzler, PATH Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Metzler%20685.pdf PPT Slides: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_GMCH%20Presentation_Revised_AG.pdf Availability and management of essential maternal health medicines: Results from Rwanda and Kenya Jane Briggs, Management Sciences for Health Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Briggs%20689.pdf PPT Slides: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/d_13-092%20Management%20of%20MH%20meds%20Rwanda%20%20Kenya%2014%20Jan.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Tuesday, 15 January 2013

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                • Learn about Transparency in the Supply Chain (28 May 2010)

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                  Learn about Transparency in the Supply Chain (28 May 2010) Room - D203 Moderator - Asthildur Rutten-Hjaltadottir, GRI

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                  • The Future of Reporting in the Supply Chain (27 May 2010)

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                    The Future of Reporting in the Supply Chain (27 May 2010) Room - D201/D202 Moderator - Alyson Warhurst, Maplecroft

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                    • The links between family planning and maternal health

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                      Global Maternal Health Conference 2013 This session focused on the intersection of family planning and maternal health. The session started with Yadav's presentation on how maternal health utilization impacts family planning utilization in India by way of using propensity score matching. Weinberger presented how Marie Stopes International used the Impact-2 model to show how individual NGOs can address their impact in reducing maternal mortality. Tariq's discussion focused on the impact of contraceptive availability on maternal and child health indicators. Not only did the contraceptive availability change the health outcomes for the better, but also showed the needs for improvement in regards to supply chain management. Moderator: Mary Nell Wegner, Maternal Health Task Force Impact of maternal and child health care on family planning service utilization in Uttar Pradesh, India: Approach to propensity score matching Diwakar Yadav, FHI360 Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Yadav%20452.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/c_GMHC2013_DY.pdf Estimating the impact of contraceptive services on maternal morbidity and mortality: Results from MSI’s Impact 2 model Michelle Weinberger, Marie Stopes International Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Weinberger%20612.pdf Presentation: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/e_Impact%202%20for%20GMHC%202013_Weinberger.pdf Evidence-based modeling for improved maternal and child health through increased access to family planning Muhammad Tariq, USAID Abstract: https://meeting.tfigroup.com/TFI/media/uploaded/EVTFI/event_743/Tariq%20672.pdf Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Tuesday, 15 January 2013

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