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Bjorn Claeson

Executive Director

Björn Claeson is director of Electronics Watch, an independent monitoring organization for public sector buyers, working to achieve respect for labor rights and safety standards in their ICT hardware supply chains.  His past positions include Senior Policy Analyst at the International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF), where he focused on labor rights in the apparel industry of Bangladesh.  He was a cofounder of SweatFree Communities and the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium and the lead organizer of PICA’s Bangor (Maine) Clean Clothes Campaign, a national model for community-based anti-sweatshop activism.  Björn speaks frequently on socially responsible public procurement, including the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (Geneva, Nov. 2014, audience 100).

Sessions

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Smoke, Suicide, Slavery: The Social in Sustainability
Auditorium
1:35 PM  -  2:35 PM
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Supplier Codes of Conduct: Best and Next Practices
Auditorium
2:35 PM  -  3:35 PM