The Landmark Project

Programme

Thursday, 21 June 2018

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Arrival, registration and welcome drink

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Welcome and introduction by the organizers
Address by State Secretary Dr. Andre Baumann (Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg)

3:30 – 4:40 pm
Backgrounds on IT production and raw material extraction

Len Abe, labour rightslaw activist from China:
Background on the human rights situation in Chinese IT production

Dr. Claude Kabemba, Director Southern Africa Resource Watch:
Background on conflict materials and human rights violations in raw material extraction and trade in the DR Congo

4:40 – 5:00 pm
Vitamin and coffee break

5:00 – 6:00 pm
Potentials for socially responsible public procurement

Sören Enholm, CEO TCO Development:
Socially responsible public procurement: Verification with TCO Certified

Katja Gnittke, WMRC Rechtsanwälte Wichert und Partner:
Possibilities for the inclusion of social and labour standards and human rights due diligence obligations in a call for tenders

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Conversations at the eco-fair buffet

7:00 – 9:00 pm
Evening programme

Public event (at the Hospitalhof):
„The fight for human and labour rights in the global South. Activists report on civil society strategies and scope for action“, i.a. with Len Abe and Dr. Claude Kabemba

Alternativ:
Guided tour „Stuttgart 21“ (by appointment and against assumption of the proportional costs between 5 and 13 EUR)

9:00 – 10:00 pm
Get-together in the foyer of the Hospitalhof

Friday, 22 June 2018

8:45 – 9:00 am
Arrival and welcome drink

9:00 – 10:15 am
Current practical examples of socially sustainable IT procurement

with Manfred Abele (Central purchasing department of the City of Stuttgart), Henning Elbe (Dataport) and Jens Lehner (IT.Niedersachsen)

10:15 – 10:45 am
Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Workshop session I (find details here)

Workshop 1:
Sustainability Compass: How does the web tool support socially responsible public procurement?

Workshop 2:
Conflict minerals in IT products

Workshop 3:
Fair Green IT – How does energy and resource-efficient IT also become socially responsible?

12:15 – 1:00 pm
Lunch break

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Workshop session II (see workshop list for details)

Workshop 4:
Practical workshop: ICT calls for tenders with social criteria in concrete terms

Workshop 5:
Monitoring by Electronics Watch for the enforcement of social criteria

Workshop 6:
Verification of social criteria with certificates: TCO Certified, EU Ecolabel, Blauer Engel

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Conference results, outlook and farewell

You can download the programme as PDF file here.

 

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