Event CSDDD & the role of financial institutions

CSDDD & the role of financial institutions

Date(s) - 30/11/2023
13:00 - 15:00

Press Club Brussels Europe


The cases of Glencore in Colombia and Peru

When: Thursday 30th November 2023 – 13:00 -15:00 CET
Where: Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1040 Brussels
Languages: English / Spanish

Pre registration required – Deadline: 23 November 2023

Registration link

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European institutions are currently negotiating the final legislative text for the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). As trilogue negotiations enter a crucial stage, it is imperative that the financial sector is included in the scope of the law.
This public event aims to shed light on the current state of play in trilogue negotiations, and emphasizes the role of the financial sector in human rights and environmental due diligence by highlighting the impact of mines owned by Glencore in Colombia and Peru.


Welcome by Silvia Ellena, EURACTIV

Panel 1 – The case of Glencore

  • Elsa Merma Ccahua,  Platform of People Affected by Toxic Metals, Peru
  • Jenny Ortiz, researcher Cinep, Colombia

Panel 2 – CSDDD and the financial sector

  • René Repasi, MEP S&D and rapporteur CSDDD
  • Nelleke Hofs, Business & Human Rights advisor, ABN AMRO
  • Pepijn Gerrits, Director of Programmes, Oxfam Novib
  • Name tba – Achmea Investment Management
  • EU Council Representative (tbc)

Closing remarks by Kees Kodde – Project Lead, Fair Finance International