Round Table on Responsible Soy Association
Fifth International Conference (*)
Miguel Hernández RTRS Executive Secretary
10:00 - 10:30
Session one: Economic Perspective
Examining the challenges for Responsible Soy in the industry and civil society sectors, what is the next to come for differentiation within complex markets?
Questions and answersModerator: Miguel Hernández, RTRS Executive Secretary
Session two: Parallel moderated panel sessions
Hall A Biodiesel, Green House Gases calculations and some cases in soy producing countriesPanel Moderator: Michelle Morton, Shell, International
What is the context of the soy complex in Argentina and Brazil for biodiesel production? Examining the available methodologies for GHG calculations and how they are aligned to the Renewable Energy Directive.
Questions and answersPanel Moderator: Michelle Morton, Shell, International
Hall B Field testing of RTRS P&C Panel Moderator: John Strak, RTRS Outreach Director Europe, United Kingdom
The RTRS has embarked in the process of field testing the principles and criteria for Responsible Soy, it is time to share the success cases, lessons learnt and next steps.
Continue parallel panel session
Hall A Biofuels opportunities and challenges Panel Moderator: Michelle Morton, Shell, International Learn about opportunities for the biofuel sector in Latin America and Europe; are there opportunities for the soy sector?
The world is facing the age of mainstream certification for market transformation; stakeholders are committing more and more to sustainable sourcing as a mean to comply with local legislation, market regulations, and savvy consumers needs.
Questions and answersPanel Moderator: Daan Wensing, IUCN NL, The Netherlands
Debriefing plenary session
Closing first dayConference Moderator: Miguel Hernández, RTRS Executive Secretary
Opening second day
Roberto Codas, Grupo DAP, Paraguay Vice President RTRS representing producers
Session three: Initiatives promoting forest conservation
Deforestation contributes to climate change, there are initiatives and projects promoting forest conservation, let´s examine how this can be seized as opportunities by creating payment for environmental services.
Session four: Roundtables-the shape of things to come
Round tables as multi-stakeholder process are seen as new forms of sustainability governance, with a broad range of social network and business network, to create a level plain field in which producers, industry and civil society have the same objectives.
Conference Moderator: Miguel Hernández, RTRS Executive Secretary
Keynote closing speechKeynotes speakers
Final closing of the conference
(*) This agenda may suffer modifications according to RTRS´ objectives.
4 de diciembre de 2012
Enero de 2013
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