ACN supports AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business & Human Rights

With support from the ASEAN CSR Network (ACN), more than 100 participants from the region gathered at the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Interregional Dialogue on 4- 6 June 2018 in Bangkok to share best practices on business and human rights, covering issues ranging from progress made on National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights in ASEAN, to the role of financial institutions in human rights.

Among ACN's members in attendance included  Indonesia Business Links, ASEAN Foundation and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

The event was part of continued efforts by AICHR, with support from partners such as ACN and UN Development Programme, to urge governments, businesses and other stakeholders to address business & human rights issues as a top priority.

Pensri Suteerasarn, Deputy Chair of ACN, delivered the Opening Remarks


Thomas Thomas, CEO of ACN, shared his insights during Session 5 on Workers' Rights and Businesses, and Session 6 on Supply Chain Management & Human Rights Due Diligence


Melissa Chong, Programme Manager of ACN, shared the findings of a report on financial inclusion of MSMEs during Session 7 on Financial Institutions and Human Rights


Representatives to AICHR