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Assessing impacts of business on development: What do alternative frameworks offer?

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Assessing impacts of business on development: What do alternative frameworks offer?

Time: May 12, 2009 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Anglo American
Street: 20 Carlton House Terrace
City/Town: London SW1Y 5AN
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Event Type: business for development impact, event, series, #featimpact, #featafrica
Organized By: Overseas Development Institute, Department for International Development & Business Action for Africa
Latest Activity: Apr 28, 2013

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Tuesday, 12 May, 16.00 to 19.00 followed by reception (Registration from 15.30).

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This meeting, together with the associated framework paper, aims to address the gap in our understanding of how businesses impact on development, outline alternative approaches to this assessment, and stimulate a discussion on how to facilitate wider adoption of impact assessment.

4.00pm Introduction / framing the session – Simon Maxwell, ODI
4.05 - 5.15pm Session 1: Sharing experiences with different assessment approaches
Caroline Ashley, ODI
Edward Bickham, External Affairs Director, Anglo American
Joaquim Croca, Head of Corporate Responsibility Performance & Reporting, Vodafone Group
Miguel Veiga-Pestana, Vice-President Global External Affairs, Unilever
Respondents: Geraldine Murphy, DFID; Karen Ellis, ODI; Oxfam
5.15 - 5.40pm Tea break
5.40 - 6.00pm Session 2: Donor insights and experiences - Marie Rosencrantz, Socially Responsible Investment Adviser, CDC
6.00 - 7.00pm Session 3: Moving Forward: efficacy vs ease and the business case for action
Graham Clewer, Director, Community Trade, The Body Shop
Mike Barry, Head of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer
Jessica Davis, WBCSD
7.00 - 8.00pm Networking reception and ‘marketplace’ of new impact assessment tools

This event is part of a meeting series.

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