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2nd Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture

23 & 24 June 2015

Hanoi, Vietnam

Organised in partnership between Global Initiatives, VCCI, MARD and WWF-Vietnam, the forum will convene global leaders to discuss improving the productivity and sustainability of key agricultural commodities, namely aquaculture; dairy; coffee; maize; rice and tea.

Under the theme ‘ASEAN Beyond 2015: Collaboration for Equitable Growth’, working groups at RBF Hanoi will produce actionable recommendations for successful public-private partnerships, increasing the global supply of sustainably produced commodities, while improving farmer livelihoods and reducing environmental impacts. Highlights will include a dialogue with ASEAN government Ministers on sustainable agriculture.

The Secretary-General of ASEAN Le Luong Minh will open the forum and speakers include Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Vietnam; Lory Tan, CEO, WWF-Philippines; Chris Ninnes, CEO, Aquaculture Stewardship Council; Darrel Webber, Secretary General, RSPO; Roberio Silva, Director General, International Coffee Organisation; Todd Freeland, Director General, Asian Development Bank; Ministers from Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia, whilst CEOs from Unilever and other global companies will attend the event.  Read more >>